Russia: Consumer

* Putin, autos and the WTO: the real position, 3 Sep 2010
* Communal services open for business, 7 Apr 2008
A vast and complex sector offers opportunities to oligarchs and niche players alike
* Consumer credit: maturing, but still booming, 19 Nov 2007
Much low-hanging fruit has been picked, but other higher margin products ripen for harvest
* Russian tourism: outbound and inbound, 13 Jun 2007
Russians are already happy outbound travellers, and domestic tourism looks like a boom in slow-motion
* A good place to sell cars, 21 May 2007
Russians are buying mainly foreign cars, increasingly assembled in Russia
* Russia's middle class: a status report, 19 Jan 2007
Russia presents an exciting variation on the middle class investment theme in emerging markets
* Russian IT outsourcing: a sector to be reckoned with, 10 Jan 2007
After hydrocarbons, Russia's most valuable asset is 'little grey cells'