We create and spread new marketing thoughts and research innovations via exclusive bookzines, inspiring client cases, thought-provoking presentations, animating movies and award-winning books. Here’s a flavor of how our work brings business impact to brands around the world.
As experts in people-centric future thinking, we identified 10 consumer trends for 2022, and we validated these with 15,000 consumers in 17 markets around the globe. This report shows the emerging trends that are shaping the 2022 consumer.
E9 – GSK x Consumer Healthcare Reimagined
When it comes to consumer healthcare, we’ve witnessed a major shift towards prevention and wellness products, more openness to alternative treatments, and an increased use of digital tools to navigate our health. But are these changes here to stay? Is this ‘the new normal’?
Identifying the brand levers and salience gap for the ABC
In a crowded media landscape, the ABC set out a roadmap for a better connection amongst its Gen Y and Gen Z audiences, a core area of weakness
Nedbank boosts consumer understanding through segmentation
Segmentation research helped Nedbank better categorize its customers and provide more targeted services.
Increasing consumer-centric thinking at Reckitt via the Consumer Centricity Academy
Via the Consumer Centricity Academy, Reckitt professionals from around the world were introduced to consumer centricity and insights writing.
Sustainability is a key concern amongst consumers, and this has only increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. This bookzine highlights some of the key barriers amongst consumers as well as their expectations towards brands, through proprietary research, expert interviews with sustainability executives from several industries, and brand illustrations.
Consulting consumers on sustainable water source management for United Utilities
United Utilities involved consumers in shaping its strategy to achieve sustainable management of water.
Bringing Millennials to life via digital insight activation for HSBC
HSBC harnessed their structural community and digital workshops during COVID-19, to build relevance with Millennial customers in Indonesia.
How iterative feedback helped Standard Chartered bank to optimize the UX of CardsPal
Feedback from users in Hong Kong and Singapore helped Standard Chartered Bank to optimize the UX for its CardsPal app.
Online Insight Communities
Research communities, online discussions boards, bulletin boards, insight ecosystems… what’s in a name. In this bookzine, we bring clarity by defining four different community types, each linked to a concrete research need, illustrated with best practices.
E8 – Auden x Responsible Financing
While for many of us finance is part of the background noise of everyday life, large portions of society are living in precarious financial situations. COVID-19 exacerbated these social disparities and underlined the need for better support for such underserved communities.
Listen to learn: educating Philips on black haircare
By combining social intelligence and the power of the Illume Guides, Philips North America gained a better understanding of Black haircare, enabling them to inspire and support a leading US retail partner.