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We recently announced a partnership with the..
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We get more and more signals that grocery brands are shifting marketing spends to digital..
Traditionally, product categories don’t get any attention unless it’s absolutely..
According to a 2017 study on ecommerce trends, 61% of shoppers are more likely to..
With several family members on the move this spring, my husband and I found ourselves..
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Conquering today’s connected shopper is a battle. Consumers’ expectations of convenience,..
By 2020, 40% of consumers in Europe, the US and BRIC markets will be “iBrains”, or Gen Z...
Dads are changing. As more mothers have entered the workforce and become empowered..
Imagine a potential customer is browsing in your store or on your website. They linger a..
To truly conquer the connected shopper, you need to encourage your customers to buy as..
Today’s Connected Consumers are increasingly price sensitive. According to our FutureBuy..
Every brand wants to broaden its client base, but to achieve this is one of the biggest..
Nothing is more central to society, or more relevant to the fates of so many brands, than..
Internet sales have grown remarkably in recent years in Europe. In the technical consumer..
As a marketer of durable goods, your likely mission is to build brand image, optimize..
My wife and I recently binge-watched “This is Us.” As a father of two, I was attuned to..
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Eighty years ago, Elton Mayo was looking at productivity of factory workers, changing..
Understanding the shopper's purchase journey is one of the toughest challenges..
Though media has popularized the rise of the peer to peer economy through the lens of..
Though the U.S. is often known for taking less vacation time than it is due, its..
The difference between buying a product and then actually living with it is a bit like..
"Build it and they will come” has long been the modus operandi for the retail sector. But..
When Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) manufacturers think digital, behavioral tracking and..
Small “smart” appliances such as vacuum cleaning robots or automated espresso machines..
The opportunities for restaurants to introduce a digital component into the dining..
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The “out of box” experience is a brand’s first impression. It is a critical touchpoint of..
If one wants to assess opportunities for innovation or re-launching in the Peruvian..
Segmentations can be an incredibly powerful tool for businesses, providing strong..
There’s no limit these days to the volume and type of data that companies use to improve..
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The secret to sustained success when promoting beauty brands on social media is to have a..
L’Oréal’s “Destination Beauty” relaunch was more than just a facelift. It was a radical..
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Understanding today’s market and where it’s going is increasingly problematic. Getting..
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Sustainability is a major goal for any brand. In order to become sustainable, a brand..
Using the trends shown by our Roper data, we provide an insight into the forces shaping..
The young people in Russia are certainly not going to abandon shopping in the real world,..
The youths of Brazil are not going to stop shopping in ‘real’ shops anytime soon. 68% of..
Customer loyalty is a divisive topic – for many brands it is their stated aim, while some..
The ability to evaluate mobile ad effectiveness has long (in relative, digital terms)..
Regardless of whether consumers are clicking “buy” at the virtual checkout, online..
Whether you produce or sell food and drink, make the tables consumers eat at, the..
Makers of health and beauty goods - particularly those selling in digitally developed..
Yes, the title of this post refers to your product. That isn’t to say your product isn’t..
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In today’s experience economy, consumers are bombarded with new experiences every day –..
Research has often indicated that consumers in markets like China and other emerging..
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With so many options for today’s consumers, how do brands succeed in understanding and..
“So Jim, what’s the household chore you hate the most?” I queried my office mate...
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Despite their love of and ease within the online world, today’s young people are not..
In our webinar series about customer centricity, The Junction, we explored how companies..
To start with it is evident that Chinese consumers like everywhere else in the world..
It’s probably fair to say that retailers target most of their advertising for “all things..
The Brewers of Europe announced on March 26th 2015 a major voluntary move from brewers to..
From Quick Serve to White Tablecloths, restaurants all count on Millennials coming..