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Score: 4.9
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,386 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 13 - Dec 14
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Radio shows move beyond mainstream content to satiate individual interests
Implications - Seeking to enhance viewer loyalty, radio stations are moving away from mainstream content and tailoring programming toward more niche, individual interests. Providing on-air material related to environmental causes and pet care, radio shows are seeking to create a personal connection with consumers, using unexpected content to foster a more engaging consumer experience. [More]
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Score: 4.9
This Month and Mild Top 3 Examples: 1,113 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 14 - Dec 14
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Famously free innovations get a subscription-focused overhaul
Implications - As consumers look for a more adaptable form of radio, the shift to streaming is palpable, but the freedom gained has led many to pay a premium for ultimate access. The premiumization boom supports this as more consumers become willing to pay to regain control over how they consume media. [More]
Score: 4.8
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 986 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 14 - Dec 14
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As consumers demand customization and convenience, a shift towards streaming rises
Implications - Consumers are accustomed to smart technology giving them immediate access to whatever they want, which is a characteristic that's becoming commonplace for radio entertainment as a mass shift to streaming is observed. The rise of radio 2.0 expands content consumption to an array of devices and allows demographic targeting to be more streamlined. [More]
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Score: 5.4
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 3,267 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 13 - Dec 14
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Heightening engagement, audio systems turn to experiential adaptations
Implications - Moving beyond the allure of sound quality, speakers and audio devices are turning to more experiential adaptations to heighten consumer engagement. Appealing to consumer senses with augmented visuals and interactive activities, brands are seeking to expand an often solitary experience into a much more social and communal activity. [More]
Score: 6.3
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 4,821 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 14 - Dec 14
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Speakers are integrated into functional, outdoor equipment for on-the-go use
Implications - Seeking to further integrate audio systems into everyday life, brands are turning to more functional adaptations to heighten accessibility. Integrating speaker systems and Bluetooth technology into skateboards and bike helmets, brands are turning to more exhilarating outdoor elements to add hype and functional appeal to traditionally single-purpose products. [More]
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Score: 6.4
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 9,382 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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A demand for immersive entertainment sees curved screens popularized
Implications - Consumers are looking for a more immersive experience as virtual and augmented reality rise in popularity, which has resulted in a preference for curved screens. This move towards more engaging everyday entertainment goes against the shift towards smaller screens for consumers looking for on-demand escapism. [More]
Score: 7
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 7,468 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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Despite a shift towards mobile tech, TV size grows to meet consumer demand
Implications - Despite the rise of handheld tech devices, the traditional size of consumer televisions are growing to take up more space. This shift towards larger, more immersive in-home experiences comes about as a differentiation from small-screen mobile devices. [More]
Score: 6.4
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 10,956 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 14 - Oct 14
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Televisions are literally transformed into works of art for the design-conscious
Implications - The television is the focal point for living rooms around the world, but as consumers come to focus more on design aesthetic, the entertainment staple has received a fashionable overhaul. Literally transforming TV sets into art, the designs highlight preference for function as well as fashion. [More]
Score: 5.1
This Quarter and Mild Top 4 Examples: 2,169 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 13 - Oct 14
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Auto manufacturers shift to digital means to get drivers behind the wheel
Implications - The decline of car culture amongst Millennial drivers has led to auto manufacturers going the digital route by offering test drives via virtual reality. This shift towards simulation in marketing acknowledges the preferences of those obsessed with digital culture while also making the experience easier to distribute for brands. [More]
Score: 6.5
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,963 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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The design world is upgraded with tech-focused simulations
Implications - The incorporation of virtual and augmented reality technology into the design world is supporting consumer preference to try before they buy, which is particularly important when it comes to high-priced goods like furniture. The shift towards virtual decorating is a further extension of the retail tech boom that pushes convenience and time effectiveness for both brand and consumer [More]