Update on our Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016: Agnostic Shoppers

by December 18th, 2016

In 2016, agnostic shoppers continue to be drawn to innovation around value; ideas that play with, even challenge their perception of what a good purchase means. This was clear in the consumer enthusiasm for the global buying bonanza over November’s discount days. Shoppers voted with their wallets to confirm the sustained appeal of thrifty shopping […]

Update on our Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016: Buying Time

by August 31st, 2016

As 2016 progresses, saving time continues to be about new attempts to buy time beyond convenience, with consumers showing greater willingness to outsource aspects of their lives. Time saving solutions for busy urbanites take in numerous subscription services delivering curated products to consumer homes, new apps to help consumers bypass queues, real time customer service […]

Shopping for Control

by August 12th, 2016

With recent unsettling world events further undermining the consumer sense of safety, the motivation to secure control over our lives is only intensifying as 2016 progresses. The need to recover a sense of order and strength is influencing many buying decisions and disparate consumer behaviour including ‘helicopter parenting’, the interest in smart homes and where […]