How to Profit from Disruption: Part 2

The second in our series looks at changes to car ownership, personal care and sustainable food and drink packaging

James Gard 26 February, 2020 | 9:11AM

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Consumer tastes and lifestyles are forever evolving and shoppers increasingly want cheaper, better, and more sustainable products and services. In the second in our series on disruption we look at car ownership, plastic manufacturing and personal healthcare, which are all areas affected by changing shopping trends.

Plastic Packaging

Single-use plastics, from cotton buds to water bottles, are now public enemy number one for sustainably-minded consumers. But companies that manufacture plastics can’t switch their production processes overnight, and many shoppers are finding it hard to go completely plastic free. Food and drink companies, whether coffee chains or soft drink makers, are on the frontline of this push for change, but some are adapting faster than others.

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

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