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Cultural Insights

September 24, 2021

Exploring Low/No Alcohol Growth in Asia

Low and No Alcohol growth rates in Asia have typically been the same as the West. However, the region’s unique social and cultural context, along with its complicatedrelationship with alcohol,means that the reasons for that growth may not be the same. So what are the unique demands that L/NA is meeting in the market? And what category assumptions should alcohol brands be avoiding to ensure success in the region?

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COVID-19

May 5, 2021

Studying Connection in the Age of COVID

In case you missed it, Check out our latest piece, “Exploring Connection in the age of COVID,” a conversation with Katie Survance of Constellation Brands International. first presented at the MRS Digital Ethnography Summit 2021.

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Cultural Insights

February 11, 2021

The Future Of Retail: What’s In Store For In-Store

The pandemic has been, and continues to be a challenging time for brands and businesses across all categories. Lately, we’ve been thinking about what it means for the future of retail. Does the ramped up shift from in-store to online shopping over the past ten months cue doom and gloom for brick and mortar in the future?

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COVID-19

February 10, 2021

Virtual Research 2020: The Loved And Loathed

Virtual methodologies existed pre-COVID, but 2020 forced everyone to go all-in with virtual research. While we’ve been surprised by what we can achieve virtually, we realised there are some things that truly thrive in-person. So, what warrants being back in-person, and what can we continue leaning on virtual tools for? Here’s a rundown of some of what we loved and loathed about virtual research, and how we see things playing out in the future!

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COVID-19

December 28, 2020

Sustaining the Boom in Home Entertainment

COVID-19 has led to an explosion of new behaviors in home entertainment. What will stick and become a ritual? And how can brands anticipate what's to come so they can shape a proactive plan for the future? The answer lies in understanding the motivations driving our new behaviors, and the shift in what we may value as a result.

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Cultural Insights

December 7, 2020

In Case You Missed It 2020

As the year we could never have anticipated, imagined or even dreamed up is almost over; we’re taking a moment to look back at some of the highlights we’ve experienced amidst this crazy and often confounding time in captivity.

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COVID-19

December 2, 2020

A Dogged Attempt at Food Switching in a Pandemic

Dog parents are facing a plethora of new challenges and choices as they strive to keep their pets healthy and happy amid the ongoing crisis. We interviewed over 500 dog owners across the US, Canada and UK to explore those challenges and in particular, the shifting attitudes and behaviours towards trialling different foods and diets.

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