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Score: 6.8
Recent and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,452 Total Clicks Date Range: May 15 - Dec 16
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Consumers are enticed by special edition designer sports equipment
Implications - A symptom of the cultural obsession with fitness, luxury fashion and streetwear brands generally limited to presenting apparel and accessories collections are launching limited edition takes on traditional sports equipment. In addition to reflecting the priorities of the modern consumer and the insistence to communicate this through one's possessions, this progression also highlights the symbolic curation of such objects as a means of coping with the fleeting nature of the digital world. [More]
Score: 5.4
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 3,428 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 15 - Nov 16
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Asian healthcare skews toward convenience with health hybrids
Implications - Metropolitan cities in Asia are among the most fast-paced in the world, calling for more convergence, space-saving and hyper-convenience than most. Hybrid health services are emerging as a result. As the pace in cities around the world quickens by way of digitization, the need for similar convergence will increase. [More]
Filed in: LifestyleHealth
Score: 7.8
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 5,344 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 15 - Nov 16
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Mental health retreats signify de-stigmatization
Implications - Mental health retreats are increasing in popularity, specifically in areas like Japan where the idea of mental serenity is as big a priority as physical wellness. The practice is becoming more productionized in modern times through mental health retreats that make holistic relaxation a part of the 360-degree view of health. [More]
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Score: 6.4
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 4,440 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - Nov 16
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Initiatives target issues such as food security and waste in India
Implications - With the proliferation of mobile technology in emerging markets changing the way much of the world conducts business, several public and private initiatives based in India seek to eliminate issues related to food and water, providing platforms and services that do everything from streamlining access to clean drinking water to ensure a restaurant produces as little food waste as possible. This shift demonstrates that as tech innovations become increasingly accessible in emerging markets, consumers are eager to incorporate them into solutions for local and regional challenges. [More]
Score: 6.8
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,151 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 15 - Nov 16
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Gamified health in Japan moves beyond monitoring
Implications - Gamified technology in the health industry has just hit the mainstream in North America. In Japan, the idea of monitoring the self goes a step further with detection technology dedicated to various areas of health. This shows an equally effective and engaging way to use gamification that skews more toward sensibility than novelty. [More]
Score: 6.6
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 3,467 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 15 - Nov 16
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The Japanese health industry utilizes androids and AI
Implications - Though many parts of the world utilize AI and things like telemedecine to streamline the healthcare process, Japan is leveraging robotics to directly replace any human error. This shows a more futuristic view of tech in the world of medicine and pharmaceuticals that goes beyond simply satiating the needs of the individual. [More]
Score: 7.6
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 5,158 Total Clicks Date Range: May 15 - Nov 16
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Scientifically boosted patches offer controllable day-long relief
Implications - Empowering consumers to take charge of their pain and jump back into their daily lives, pain patches are being accelerated with scientific and even technological integration, making them more customizable and longer-lasting than other treatments. Wary of ingesting pharmaceuticals that can impact their entire bodies or messy creams that require reapplication, consumers turn to patches with scientific and technological advancements as a solution they can control, targeting only areas that need it, with relief that promises to last the entire work day. By putting the power back into the consumer’s hands, patch products are gaining traction with consumers who seek more targeted and seamless pain relief. [More]
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Score: 5.8
This Month and Mild Top 5 Examples: 784 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 16 - Nov 16
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Ingredient-conscious consumers look for superfood-powered healing
Implications - Armed with a wealth of knowledge about product ingredients and the power of superfoods, consumers are applying this insight towards their recovery process, looking for products that walk the line between powerful and wholesome. This speaks to the growing movement towards naturalization and the comfort consumers seek in familiar ingredients when it comes to stress and pain relief. [More]
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Score: 8.2
This Month and Hot Top 5 Examples: 8,630 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 15 - Nov 16
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Younger demographics begin to seek fashionable relief for everyday strain
Implications - As more Millennials enter the workforce and begin to look for ways to alleviate their strains and joint pain from sitting at desks for long stretches of time, a market for convenient yet fashionable relief from pains and strains is rapidly increasing. Growing up with athleisure as fully normalized everyday attire, millennials in particular turn to wearable items that serve a more functional, soothing purpose than merely looking stylish. [More]
Score: 6.1
This Month and Mild Top 6 Examples: 3,688 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 16 - Nov 16
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As consumers cut out dairy, alternative animal milks take their place
Implications - An increased focus on diet has led an increasing amount consumers to rule out ingredients like lactose from their diets and explore alternatives. This has given way to not only animal-free alternatives to dairy, but milk products from animals other than cows as well. Touting lower levels of lactose and health benefits that cow's milk doesn't offer, these emerging alternatives appeal to the health-conscious consumer. [More]