May 2nd, 2016
Today’s consumers are redefining their values and priorities, leading to the birth of the New Consumerism. This New Consumerism unites many of the key consumer trends of our time and is impacting on a whole host of industry sectors, from fashion to food to travel to transport.
April 25th, 2016
With economic risks still clouding the outlook, how exactly is this impacting on consumer spending and behaviour?
April 11th, 2016
The sharing economy is one of the eight trends which we see as combining to create The New Consumerism. The New Consumerism sees today’s consumers reassessing their priorities and increasingly ask themselves what they truly value
April 4th, 2016
As consumers reassess their priorities and increasingly ask themselves what they truly value, a host of major consumer trends have emerged: from the sharing economy to the preference given to experience over possessions, to frugal innovation and trading up and down. This shift towards new priorities, which we have christened “The New Consumerism”, is impacting […]
March 21st, 2016
Consumers in many emerging markets are living in difficult economic times. How exactly is this impacting on consumer spending and behaviour? 2016, it is fair to say, will be another challenging year for consumer-facing industries, but the picture is nuanced. Divergence is a key theme across emerging markets, so we must look beneath the top-line. […]
March 14th, 2016
2016 got off to a difficult start for the global economy with emerging markets suffering from investor jitters. What do these uncertain times mean for consumers on the ground in emerging markets?
March 7th, 2016
Our recent webinar: The Global Economy in 2016 explored the outlook for the global economy this year. The global economy looks set to continue to recover only slowly in 2016, with headline growth remaining disappointing. The world faces mounting risks this year: the China slowdown, as well as those of other large emerging markets such […]
February 29th, 2016
Time is increasingly a crucial commodity for today’s consumer – and a luxury in today’s connected world. As a result, time is something that more and more people are willing to buy. More of us are prioritising time to relax, to spend with family and friends, or to experience new things, over and above buying […]
February 22nd, 2016
The global economy in 2016 looks set to continue to recover only slowly, with headline growth remaining disappointing. The world faces mounting risks this year: the China slowdown, as well as those of other large emerging markets such as Russia and Brazil; and instability in the Middle East will continue to cloud the horizon. Divergence […]