From Burger Holders and Chocolate to Backpacks and Phones
As Wikipedia puts it, â€œErgonomics is the science of designing the job, equipment, and workplace to fit the worker,â€ and these days, ergonomic innovations can include just about anything, from chocolate, garlic presses and coffee mugs to backpacks and mobile phones.
Implications - The last few years have seen an increased importance placed on physical well-being and general health. One of the best ways a company can capitalize on this movement is by creating products that directly appeal to a consumer's desire for fitness. By trumpeting the product's effect on wellness, the company engenders goodwill from health-conscious consumers.