Ageing will produce some very large winners at the industry level – Deloitte report

Industry winners in ageing populations will not be limited to the stereotypical ageing businesses. Deloitte’s Voice of Asia report states; “Ageing populations will generate a “growth cluster” of vibrant businesses at the heart of the collision of megatrends such as rising life expectancies, increasing relative health care costs, and tightening public sector health budgets”. Sadly, […]

Reframing Ageing – Let’s talk longevity?

A few weeks ago I helped to run a collaborative innovation workshop in Singapore, themed around opportunities in ageing and longevity. The workshop was managed by Hugh Mason of JFDI and sponsored by BOSCH. It brought together a group of entrepreneurs and enterprises including Munich Re, BP, OCBC Bank, Singapore Press Holdings. The innovation output was […]

Luxury brands to gain from the ageing consumer

There are some refreshing surprises in this list of companies which a leading bank thinks will benefit from an ageing consumer base. Societe Generale has selected a list of 40 companies with metrics based on historical performance relative to GDP growth and current market cap. The 40 make up a ‘Silver Economy Index’ as reported […]