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Score: 6.7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 8,907 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 13 - Mar 15
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Seeking to ease stresses, consumers turn to kits that aid everyday chores
Implications - Seeking to ease household responsibilities and everyday tasks, consumers are turning to subscription services for heightened convenience. Providing kits and packages that help make tasks like parenting and studying easer, these services help make day-to-day obligations more streamlined and efficient. [More]
Score: 6.4
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 1,978 Total Clicks Date Range: Dec 14 - Mar 15
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Social platforms adapt to offer efficient payment paths
Implications - The rise of e-commerce and digital currency have us hurtling towards a cashless society. Now included in the mix are payment options via social media platforms, which combine the ease of online shopping with greater flexibility. Social payment is not only a testament to the ubiquity of social media in consumers' lives, but a reflection of their desire for more direct methods of exchange and transaction. [More]
Score: 7.6
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 6,954 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 14 - Mar 15
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Consumers turn to rental options as an affordable tech option
Implications - Recognizing the need for cost-conscious alternatives, brands, like those in the tech industry, are turning to rental services to offer consumers high-end products at a fraction of the cost. Allowing consumers to experience and test products for a fixed period of time, brands are using rental techniques to connect with consumers in a more cost-effective way. [More]
Score: 5.6
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 2,381 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 15 - Mar 15
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Heightening consumer experiences, auto services integrate unexpected features
Implications - Altering consumer perceptions of routine tasks like auto maintenance, car services are turning to unconventional features to add excitement to the process. Combining traditional services like car washes and garages with spas and restaurants, retailers are seeking to not only make the maintenance process more entertaining, but also change the way consumers go about their routines. [More]
Score: 8.5
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 11,632 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 14 - Mar 15
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From grocery to apparel, retail targets children
Implications - Many companies are taking on child-targeted displays as a way to appeal to the individualistic Millennial entering parenthood. These creative kiddie displays allow parents to feel their purchases are targeted toward children in a more explicit way, which becomes all the more important within food an areas associated with health. [More]
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Score: 7.3
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 7,586 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 14 - Mar 15
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Food store displays honor the product with artistic aesthetics
Implications - The foodie wave has placed a level of prestige with good fun, causing not only a burst in higher-quality, casual-gourmet packaged goods, but an increase in artistic food displays. Appealing to the idea that good food is a luxury, these grocery store galleries help the premiumization of a product while appealing to the consumer need for status. [More]
Score: 6.4
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 5,059 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 14 - Mar 15
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Vending retail expands to include healthy, convenient options
Implications - Vending machines are evolving to serve more consumers, satisfying needs well beyond hunger. Specifically, some vending machines are adapting to the health food wave by offering nutritious options. Beneficial vending products ultimately reflect a consumer desire for convenient, accessible goods that satisfy specific needs, even when on the go. [More]
Score: 8
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 17,007 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 15 - Jan 15
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Additive manufacturing expands into mainstream retail endeavors
Implications - Moving beyond single-purpose production needs, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is moving into the retail space as an efficient mass-production technique. Streamlining the process, brands across various industries are using methods of 3D printing to create everything from automobiles to jewelry designs, reflecting a shift in retail goods toward more customized yet efficient alternatives. [More]
Score: 8.2
This Quarter and Hot Top 4 Examples: 15,067 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 15 - Jan 15
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3D printing is beginning to emerge into the commercial marketplace
Implications - 3D printing offers much to the design world by way of greater precision, affordable manufacturing and efficient delivery. When it comes to designing and furnishing their homes, consumers are relishing in the possibilities of bespoke construction. Using 3D printed technology, brands are able to take advantage of an exciting design climate by offering experiential, functional pieces that work with consumers' specific aesthetic preferences. This shift not only signifies opportunity for design brands, but more importantly, an increasing consumer demand for affordable, customized goods. [More]
Score: 9.1
This Quarter and V. Hot Top 4 Examples: 64,681 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 14 - Jan 15
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Services for 3D printing usher in a new era for maker culture
Implications - While 3D printing previously required expensive equipment, new publicly available services that allow for outsourcing are on the rise. As maker culture gains more momentum, the need for brands to become involved in delivering customization and new technology options is being expected by consumers. [More]