May 26, 2021
We know building a brand that people will actually care about is a journey. It takes blood, sweat, tears… and a hell of a lot...
April 21, 2021
In case you missed it, we spoke at MRS IMPACT 2021 about the power of motivational theory in consumer research. The Market Research Society (MRS)...
February 8, 2021
In this year's Super Bowl #Empathy roundup, let's recognize some of the brands (and agencies!) who incorporated empathy reminders (Kindness, Vulnerability, Unity and Awareness) into their ads and made the effort to deeply understand the people they seek to engage.
December 28, 2020
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.
December 2, 2020
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.
November 2, 2020
Plant-based foods are skyrocketing in demand, even more so now during COVID-19. The Sound dives into the consumer motivations, trends, and brand strategy behind the category’s massive growth. From the eco-friendly trendsetters, to the health-motivated newbies, the motivations behind trying plant-based foods are as diverse as the products available on shelves right now.
September 29, 2020
The pressure to be responsible has only intensified during COVID-19 as people have taken on additional roles, such as parent and educator, and dealt with new situations, such as work from home. We set off to explore how our relationship with responsibility is changing and what happens when the pressure gets to be too much.
September 8, 2020
A $4.5 trillion innovation opportunity? (Yes, trillion with a T). New business models to create long-term customer relationships for your brand? Read our take on why you need to look at the Circular Economy to inspire your team and fill your innovation pipeline for 2021.