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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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Beauty & Wellness

August 26, 2020

Wellness Trends in 2020: Re-examined

2020 has grabbed the idea of wellness firmly by the shoulders, and shaken it in a violent and jarring way. We've revisited current wellness trends to examine which are holding strong in the face of quarantine and social distance, and where we've seen people pivot and forge new paths in search of that overall state of wellbeing.

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Beauty & Wellness

July 23, 2020

Sex in the Time of COVID-19

The headlines tell us about how COVID-19 has impacted businesses and the boardroom...but what about the bedroom? What's the number one biggest sexual behavior change expected post-COVID? Our quantitative exploration (inclusive of a proprietary survey) has illuminated an eye-opening new reality that is equal parts startling and hopeful. Download the report inside!

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COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Sustaining the Boom in Home Entertainment

COVID-19 hasn’t changed our desires, but it has changed how we solve them. And today, in-home entertainment is witnessing a boom. But what happens when the cage door swings open? The Sound is diving deep to uncover what new twists on entertainment are hereto stay, and what’s just a temporary fix.

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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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Empathy

April 10, 2020

Empathy: a Decade in Review

Empathy is as hot a topic as the economy these days, so we decided to reflect on how brands have been dialing it up to make deeper connection with people.

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Beauty & Wellness

April 6, 2020

It’s What’s Inside That Counts… Or Is It?

People value internal beauty above external beauty. But while our beliefs, and the marketing messages we hear from beauty brands, may be focused more and more on Inner beauty, regardless of gender and age outward appearances still fuel success. Read our new Creative Analytics report for more insights.

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Cultural Insights

February 6, 2020

Generation Z Report: 6 Insights for Brands 2020

We've spent almost 10 years getting familiar with Generation Z and made it our mission to understand who they are, what matters to them and why it will matter to you. Want to better understand Gen Z and its implications for brands? Check out our new report Gen Edge: Refresh.

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