The Decline of Consumerism and How Brands are Coping with It

The new generation is the unofficial flag bearer of the ‘unconsumed’ lifestyle that is slowly but surely taking over the world at large. In particular, it is the millennials that are leading us towards the fall of consumerism.Sales, both online and in-store have seen a decline in the recent years. Consumer habits are shifting -…

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2020 Pantone Classic Blue

Every day we are flooded with infinite shades of colors that affect our decisions and influence our behaviors. Colors have their meaning depending on where you live, which is your culture or way of life. The winning point is turning it into a powerful tool for a brand. Because, yes, the right color choice could…

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Packaging Design Trends to Inspire

Once upon a time, packaging was uninspiring, plain Jane and even hard to open. Not anymore. Today, smart brands understand the brand value that comes with exceptional packaging. If you’re not already investing in your packaging design, you’re missing out on a great branding opportunity. Here are the top packaging trends to follow if you’re…

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Special Packaging Editions For Halloween

Limited editions in packaging industry are an exciting way to connect more with consumer and increase visibility by pushing up your brand essence. Obviously, creating it is not an easy process; studies reveal that almost 90% of limited-edition packaging do not obtain the desired results. Brands must be smart and creative if they want to…

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The Future of Pasta Market

The future of the pasta market is on a high and is likely to continue ruling the hearts of consumers across the globe for a while to come. As per a Neilson research, global pasta sales saw an increase of 0.6% in 2017, attributed to an increased awareness amongst consumers about adopting a healthier diet. According to Paolo…

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Gen Z Consumer Activism

Over the past couple of years, the Generation Z has systematically been typecast as lazy, inconsistent, narcissistic and entitled. They are also pulled up for their dependence on technology, mostly by their predecessors who are both intrigued and baffled by technology and its role in the young generation’s life. This couldn’t be far from the truth…

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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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Male Beauty Care Industry

  Have you noticed a considerable amount of male beauty care products popping up online and in the supermarket shelves off late? Well, there’s a good reason for that. As per a study by Allied Market Research, the expected size of the global men’s personal care market is set to hit a $166 billion mark by 2022,…

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Trendiest Summer Drinks for 2019

With the onset of summers, we’ve put together a list of the trendiest drinks that are sure to be welcomed by all and sundry! Here’s our pick of the top 5 brands that have pretty cool drinks lined up for the summer season: As the ready-to-drink market undergoes massive growth, home grown brand, MG Spirits stands out…

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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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The Rise of Pop-Up Stores

In today’s era of retail disruption, pop-up stores definitely sit somewhere on top amongst the most-popular global sales and marketing trends. The widely popular term ‘pop-up store’ requires no introductions but we do have a fun fact to share about it - it first made an appearance sometime in the early 2000s. It is also associated with…

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