Christmas Celebrations by the Biggest Corporates

Christmas trees, sparkling lights, hot chocolate, lots of gifts and gratitude - that’s what the holiday season is all about. Although it falls in the end of the month, the contagious spirit of Christmas can be felt throughout the month of December. Let the holiday season begin! Here’s how the biggest companies, associations and corporates…

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Plant-based Meat – The Food Trend We Need in 2020

In the last couple of years, there has been a spurt in the growth of consumers switching to plant-based meats, for various medical reasons, including increasing sustainability consciousness and a general urge to live healthier. As a result, the plant-based meat market has started to come on its own. Currently valued at USD 12.1 billion,…

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Packaging Design Trends 2020

We all know how important is packaging design in the entire product value chain - it is the very first touchpoint between the brand and consumers and is instrumental in developing their first impression of the product. The product packaging and design is what stays with the consumers, quite literally and figuratively. It is what…

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The Global Sugar Problem and How Food Brands Are Dealing With It

As per data by Statista, the global sugar consumption during 2018 - 2019 amounted to 170 million metric tonnes. With the improving trade relations between countries coupled with technology advancement, sugar is more widely available than ever more. By 2020, its already alarming consumption is expected to further increase to 175 million metric tonnes. Not…

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The Age Of Ageism

The population of older people in the world is rapidly increasing. Virtually every country and every region across the globe is experiencing older population growth in high proportions. Likely, this growth will not only affect social structure but also have implications for various industries. As per a United Nations report, “In 2018, for the first…

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Food & Drink Trends for 2020

"Food and drink trends, even though sometimes short-lived, are extremely impactful and powerful" Food and Drinks trends sound like something transient, right? On the contrary, food and drink trends, even though sometimes short-lived, are extremely impactful and powerful. Remember when the Quinoa trend took over almost two decades back and what happened as a result of…

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The Digital Video Content Market

Considering how content creation, distribution and consumption is disrupting television, coupled with the fact that the internet is on its way to taking over television as the most preferred mode of consuming content, it is only fitting to state that content indeed is king. No surprise then that the digital video content market is thriving like never before. As…

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The Nostalgia Marketing

"At the crux of this all lies one simple question – does nostalgia marketing actually work? " Nostalgia (/nɒˈstaldʒə/) – “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past”. Remember the movies we watched as children or the high school experiences that changed us forever? The reason they matter so much to us…

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Europe’s Thriving Food-to-go Market

The food landscape across the globe is changing rapidly. Over the last couple of years, there’s been a massive shift in consumer preference and behaviours. In Europe, there’s been an increased demand in the Convenience Foods sector and food-to-go operators are already capitalizing on this changing pattern. Considering that the European grocery retail market has shown restricted growth, all…

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Celebrity-Owned Consumer Brands

Off late, it seems as if celebrities, especially movie-stars have taken over the consumer market, with so many of them launching their own successful product lines. In case you need a memory-jog, here’s our list of popular global brands owned by some of our favourite movie stars: The Honest Co. by Jessica Alba: Jessica founded this wellness brand…

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The Rise of the “Clicks-to-brick” Stores

With a growing number of online companies considering going the brick and mortar way, 2019 is being touted as the tipping point for “click-to-brick” stores. Just as well - as per a study by Timetrade, in spite of all the hype around online stores, when it comes to choosing a method of shopping that’s most convenient, physical stores are…

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Game-changing Baby Trends

The baby care sector is a one with massive growth and innovation prospects dictated by consumers’ ever-evolving demands. We’ve got all the intel on what’s trending this year and here’s a round-up of the top baby care trends making waves currently: 1.Natural elements in the nursery: Quite often, we see nursery trends mirroring design trends…

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