Christmas Covid

Christmas is threatened by the pandemic: consumers have changed the way they consume, and the plans that were made year by year are left behind, meaning that this time will be largely spent with family rather than friends. The pandemic is having an impact on consumer spending. According to Mintel's COVID-19 Tracker, a quarter of…

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How ASMR is used by brands

The concept of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) is one of the most widely- used tools in the world of neuromarketing, especially at sensory level. It is defined as a biological phenomenon related to the perception of sensations that are associated with well-being. Those who enjoy ASMR explain that it elicits pleasure through external stimuli.…

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Adulthood in Kids food

COVID-19 has also affected the way kids have their meals. If we look to before the pandemic, children used to eat on the go in between sports and extracurricular activities. Now families are eating at home, creating a new habit where snacks are left to the side,  while comfort food must cater for the whole family.  Top-notch nutrition has become more convenient and accessible, creating new spaces to enjoy cooking. The kitchen is being re-imagined as a playground, where adults and kids can have…

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How would you define the colour of Menstruation?

Although red is the reference colour when talking about menstruation, the truth is that the world of feminine hygiene has been avoiding it at all costs. Feminine products brands such as Always, Ausonia, Mía, Evax, use blue to simulate the menstrual flow in their ads, and in terms of packaging design one can see striking…

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How Brands can Help Battle Consumer Burnout

The always-on lifestyle comes at a cost. This need to constantly be on fire, be it personally or professionally is causing consumers to experience a new state of depleted physical and mental resources. The Burnout. Burnout is the main cause of a wide number of diseases and why people are leaving companies, changing jobs and…

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Strategic Brand Collaborations

It’s a pretty competitive market out there, what with a plethora of homogenous products and services available out there for customers to choose from. With so much competition, it is undoubtedly challenging for brands -, and that’s where co-branding comes in - a smart strategy for brands to stay relevant and build customer loyalty. A…

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Convenience: The Magic Buzzword to Win Over Consumers

In today’s fast-paced world, convenience matters the most to consumers. It is the single most important factor driving consumer preference for one brand over others. However, just like everything else, the meaning of convenience too has evolved to take on a new meaning in the digital era we live in. In terms of a selling…

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We Need Brand Heroes

The pandemic era The Covid-19 virus has come into our lives in unexpected and violent ways, putting governments and healthcare institutions to the test. A new reason for social activists to seek a stronger response from companies. This generation of consumers, who have lost faith in governments, claims the social role of brands should not…

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Brands Getting Corporate Social Responsibility Right

Have you thought about why you choose to support certain brands and withhold support to some? Here’s a cue - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). When companies choose to do something for the community and think beyond merely their bottom-line, it doesn’t just benefit them financially but also builds trust for them amongst consumers. To be…

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The Beauty Industry’s Technological Evolution

The beauty industry is going through an amazing technological disruption that is changing the way we discover, perceive and buy beauty products. These are exciting times as we experience this shift in the way the industry has taken to technology to create seamless consumer experiences, blurring the lines between the online and offline. Here’s a…

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Futuristic Innovations in the Transport Industry

The transport sector is going through a massive overhaul. Here’s our pick of transport innovations that will not just improve commuters’ convenience and safeguard the environment but forever change the way we travel: Over one million people die in road accidents every year with the number of injured upwards of ten million. Add to this…

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Brands Leading the Fight Against Climate Disruption

A few decades ago, who would’ve thought resources like water, gas and oil would cease to be infinite and bring forth global issues like global warming and carbon emissions. Fast forward to 2020 and we’re on the verge of a mass extinction unless we take up sustainability as a serious priority. We only have about…

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