Dive into our ‘Unlocking the power of consumers’ infographic and discover how to involve the right consumer for the right task!
We invited Jo Stanbridge, Global Insight Lead Sensodyne at GSK, to share her experience on collaborating with leading-edge consumers to fully understand the importance of consumer trends and how they manifest within different cultures.
We invited Gaël Chevé, CMI International at L’Oréal Active Cosmetics (Cerave, La Roche Posay and Skinceuticals), to talk about the value of collaborating with ‘the 90’ or everyday consumers, and how this helps L’Oréal to further develop their consumer-centric thinking.
Our industry loves to talk people; we talk to ‘the consumer’ all day, every day. Yet, for the most part this is our consumer, today’s consumer, and generally the mass market. There’s a problem with this; it’s all a bit too comfortable. It reinforces our existing beliefs and leads to short-termism in marketing.
What is trending in marketing, branding and culture, and what can brands learn from it? This question gathered a record number of brand managers, communication specialists and marketing professionals at the UBA Trends Day on Thursday, March 18.
“Creativity isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity!” , says Duncan Wardle. With these words, the former Walt Disney Company’s Head of Creativity & Innovation argues that creativity can give companies a competitive edge. He refers to tech giant Apple as an example; this brand became a synonym for creativity; it also dominated BCG’s top 50 list of most innovative companies for the last 15 years.
The global pandemic has significantly impacted the travel & tourism industry; but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We explore the key trends that are most relevant in the travel & tourism sector; they are all anchored around universal drivers of happiness.
When we think about brands, we generally think about whatever it is they sell. Apple sells phones and computers, Disney sells entertainment, McDonald’s sells fast food. There is a key aspect to each that is incredibly important to what they sell; but it is far less tangible: experience.
All of us everyday consumers can share our everyday needs and frictions; but only a limited number of people can signal ‘things to come’, thereby curating the future. Those are the ones living on the edge – heavy users, trendsetters or early-adopters; they know precisely what is hot and next in a particular area.
Any idea what the ‘Facebook Phone’, the ‘Microsoft Band’ and ‘Apple’s butterfly keyboard’ have in common? No, it has nothing to do with technology; all three products failed, with ‘a misfit with the market’ as most cited reason.
Die Welt hat sich verändert durch Covid-19 und anderen Faktoren. Wir fragen uns alle, wie verändert sich die Welt weiterhin in 2021? Um dies herauszufinden, haben wir eine globale Studie in 16 Ländern durchgeführt, um die Trends für 2021 zu prognostizieren. Anhand qualitativen und quantitativen Studien (mit über 1000 Teilnehmern pro Markt), konnten insgesamt 14 globale Trends identifiziert werden.
At times like these, it is important that brands strive to put consumers first, connecting and collaborating with them continuously….