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COVID-19

May 25, 2020

Home and Re-entering Society

We’vebeen through the 2008 recession, we’re worried about climate change, we’re living with insurmountable student debt. We’re concerned about finding a joband the health and well-being of our loved ones. We’re facing multiple stressors in all aspects of our lives, making us an overall anxious people. Nearly 1 in 5 adultsin America experience an anxiety disorder over any 12-month period–andan astonishing 65% of 13-39-year-olds say they feel stressed constantly.

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COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Love in the Time of COVID-19

It's not news that dating is complicated in India. Who, what, where, when, why, and how aren't only down to personal choices, but social and cultural circumstances as well. Since the lockdown started, online dating has seen a sudden surge among both men and women. But why?

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Cultural Insights

May 11, 2020

The Antidote #006

The Antidote is our way of navigating the surreal and strange waters of this unsettling new reality. Born from our need to have some positive distraction, laughter and heart-soaring moments as we witness humanity at its best, our team started sharing all the different things we found that lifted our spirits, brightened our days and made lockdown a little less lonely.

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freshly baked bread
COVID-19

May 6, 2020

Home Baking: A Category On the Rise

As pandemic preparation ramped up, bread was one of the first things to sell out. Bread machines sales are up 652%, with flour and baking mixes following not too far behind. So why are people turning to breadmaking with such fervor during a global pandemic? Are there any far-reaching implications for brands beyond the baking category?

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COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Home in Flux: Mumbai Edition

India’s lockdown has changed everything, including Home. With social distancing and stay-at-home orders, our key emotional needs associated with home - stability, belonging, comfort, creativity - are under threat, no matter where you live. Let’s explore the changing experience of home through the eyes of two of our strategists in Mumbai.

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Cultural Insights

May 4, 2020

The Antidote #005

The Antidote is our way of navigating the surreal and strange waters of this unsettling new reality. Born from our need to have some positive distraction, laughter and heart-soaring moments as we witness humanity at its best, our team started sharing all the different things we found that lifted our spirits, brightened our days and made lockdown a little less lonely.

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Cultural Insights

April 27, 2020

The Antidote #004

The Antidote is our way of navigating the surreal and strange waters of this unsettling new reality. Born from our need to have some positive distraction, laughter and heart-soaring moments as we witness humanity at its best, our team started sharing all the different things we found that lifted our spirits, brightened our days and made lockdown a little less lonely.

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Home & Entertainment

April 23, 2020

Home

At The Sound, we’re firm believers in placing humans at the center of our stories. One story that fascinates us most is the story of “home,” and how its ongoing evolution creates changing opportunities for brands.

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