There was a time in the not too distant past when carrying cash and using cash when making purchases was status quo, and a wad of cash in your pocket was proof positive you were successful. Practically everyone who had cash, carried cash!
While the current crisis is not being associated with good things (after all, it’s a crisis, right?),
it can certainly be considered a change catalyst, and to what degree the changes are experienced as good or bad depends on individuals circumstances, and perceptions.
This time last week all U.S. schools and businesses were open, flights were, as per usual, traversing the Atlantic, and the runup to March Madness was in full swing. Days later, and we’re left wondering what a week from now may look like, this country and so many others paralyzed by fear, panic, and the uncertainty of a pandemic almost no one living today has ever seen before.
In a perfect world, the health of a brand has no business being in the same conversation as the health of individuals. But, because of the coronavirus and the similarities the potentially pandemic virus’s name has with the alcoholic beverage Corona, here we are.
Research buyers can attest to the dream of having unlimited budgets to support robust research designs, when time allows for multi-modal research designs.
In an increasingly mobile world, with so much available to us so quickly it would astound our 1999 selves. The biggest question on our minds is how much more mobile will we get and at what cost?
Beyond Merely Surviving, Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Need to Be Creative and Consumer Centric to Thrive
There’s a high probability there will be physical retailers into the foreseeable future, but we suggest their ability to survive and thrive will depend on being innovative and creative.
Last month’s Prime Day 2019 taught marketers a valuable lesson—provided they were paying close enough attention.
All indications are that, by the time the youngest members of Generation Z turn 21, recreational marijuana will be legal in most, if not all, states.
“Impossible foods” will either be at the axis of a new-food revolution or the biggest culinary cipher this side of Olestra.
Once upon a time you considered yourself lucky if you knew a friend or family member who had personal experience with a product or service in a category you were considering making a purchase in.
No one knows for sure what the future of advertising holds, but seemingly everyone and their mother has an opinion about it.