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Score: 7.8
Recent and Hot Top 4 Examples: 6,031 Total Clicks Date Range: May 12 - Oct 14
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Food retailers adopt sustainable practices to showcase eco awareness
Implications - Seeking to showcase a sense of environmental awareness, food retailers and supermarkets are turning to sustainable practices for public appeal. Using alternative energy and zero-waste policies to illustrate a commitment to environmental causes, familiar retail settings are taking a more forthright step to showcase participation in environmental issues. This reflects a growing desire to integrate eco awareness into routine, everyday practices. [More]
Score: 9
Recent and V. Hot Top 4 Examples: 20,268 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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Brands increase interactivity through virtual reality packaging
Implications - The shopping experience is becoming more focused on interactivity, but brands are now taking an even more in your face approach with augmented reality packaging. This shift supports consumer preference for smartphone integration into the product experience as brands compete to deliver the most immersive experience yet. [More]
Score: 7.1
This Week and Warm Top 4 Examples: 24,039 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 13 - Oct 14
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Making health foods fun, brands adopt engaging packaging designs for allure
Implications - Encouraging healthy eating can be a challenge, particularly for picky eaters like kids. Seeking to add a more engaging element to nutritional goods, health brands are adding a sense of play through interactive packaging and aesthetics. This reflects a need for a more engaging approach to nutritional consumption. [More]
Score: 7.5
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 17,463 Total Clicks Date Range: Dec 13 - Oct 14
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Food retailers heighten takeout packaging with greater on-the-go portability
Implications - Focusing more on function than aesthetic appeal, fast food retailers are enhancing their packaging with features to make on-the-go consumption easier. Customizing takeout containers with drink holders and easy-to-hold frames, brands are seeking to make takeout not only mobile but conducive to individual use. This suggests a turn toward more convenient methods of consumption. [More]
Score: 7.6
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 7,853 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 14 - Oct 14
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Giving consumers a taste of luxury, brands offer lavish simulations
Implications - Offering consumers a taste of the high life, brands are turning to simulations that mimic extravagant situations. Moving beyond the typical target demographic, high-end brands are using virtual reality to make typically unattainable experiences more tangible for the average consumer, helping to reduce consumer apprehension through immersive visuals. [More]
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Score: 7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 85,110 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - Oct 14
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Fast food brands use upscale marketing to negate industry stereotypes
Implications - Established food brands are using upscale marketing approaches to change the way consumers interpret the world of fast food. Dealing with years and years of being understood as low brow, unhealthy and unsophisticated, the QSR industry is focusing energy on re-branding itself. [More]
Score: 7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 3,725 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 13 - Oct 14
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Food retailers integrate forms of self-mockery to comically address critiques
Implications - Taking the constant critique from consumers and other retailers in stride, fast food brands are incorporating satire into their marketing approach to showcase pride. Using parodies and crude references to connect with viewers on a more approachable level, brands are seeking to convey a sense of confidence through self-reflective humor. This signifies a move away from timid marketing strategies toward strategies that address and target judgement. [More]
Score: 8.2
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 11,430 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 14 - Oct 14
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Snack food brands integrate elements of social good to convey social awareness
Implications - Seeking to break free of traditionally negative connotations associated with snack food, brands are turning to elements of social good to convey a sense of awareness. Offering fair trade products and sustainable packaging designs, snack food brands are seeking to target consumers on a more conscious level, contributing more than something just to eat. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 5,951 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 14 - Oct 14
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Brands create packaging that overtly preaches sustainability
Implications - Many consumers will actively seek out eco-friendly products, and consider doing their part for the environment a point of pride. As such, brands are taking a blatant approach in packaging designs to both lure in green consumers and offer an ego boost to those attracted to the prestige of eco living. [More]
Score: 7.6
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 11,507 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 14 - Oct 14
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Brands leave an impression by creating packaging that's meant to be kept
Implications - Unlike eco-focused packaging that focuses on minimal or biodegradable material, elaborate packaging that's meant to be kept or collected is being adopted by brands looking to leave an impression on consumers. This shift helps ensure that brands are remembered long after a product has been used or consumed by becoming a part of the home. [More]