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Customizable options redesign the experience of ordering food and beverage
Implications - As consumers look for experiences that balance authenticity and personalization, brands are moving to offer customizable food and beverage experiences that reimagine the ordering process. This progression highlights the need to incorporate unexpected, exciting elements to the retail experience in order to allow customers to feel in control of the process. [More]
SCORE 8.2
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100,211 Total Clicks
Nov 15 - Jun 17
Recent and Warm
Interactive pop-ups invite customers to co-create products
Implications - Meeting the desire for both direct-to-consumer brand interactions and limited edition, personalized merchandise, brands are hosting pop-up experiences that invite customers to experiment in order to co-create custom products. This progression demonstrates the need to engage consumers with memorable brand touchpoints during a time when brand loyalty is at times difficult to garner. [More]
SCORE 7.9
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96,568 Total Clicks
Oct 16 - Jun 17
This Week and Warm
Chemistry-like cosmetics tap into the desire for hands-on curation
Implications - More empowered than ever to understand the complexity of their unique skin and beauty needs through online resources, self-educated consumers are driving demand for products that they can customize themselves rather than trying to fit a mold being dictated to them. Becoming less satisfied with off-the-shelf selections, mix-and-match kits that allow consumers to personally curate their own cosmetics are starting to gain ground, putting ultimate control of the product and, by extension, the product experience, in their hands. [More]
SCORE 7
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76,931 Total Clicks
Oct 15 - May 17
This Quarter and Average
Shared spaces take a modular approach for multipurpose usage
Implications - Modern lifestyle shifts mean a more adaptable approach in architectural design is needed in order to maximize the usage of a space. Shared spaces in particular are becoming increasingly relied upon to accommodate different work and leisure preferences so as to create a sense of inclusivity and acceptance. [More]
SCORE 8.3
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135,489 Total Clicks
Oct 16 - Apr 17
This Quarter and V. Hot
Everyday items in the home become enhanced through voice recognition
Implications - Voice-controlled technology begins permeating the home in surprisingly routine ways as consumers expect more from their everyday appliances and devices. As small items throughout the home are becoming outfitted with voice-activated features, homeowners are empowered with a sense of total control as well as the ultimate form of personalization as they can change almost any setting with a single word. [More]
SCORE 6.4
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55,073 Total Clicks
Jan 16 - Apr 17
This Quarter and Average
Consumers look to new services that further simplify meal-prep
Implications - Looking beyond subscription services and home delivery, consumers are taking advantage of in-store and boutique services that expedite the meal preparation process and provide an opportunity for hands-on guidance. This progression highlights the expanded expectations facing contemporary grocers, as well as the interest in educational services that allow customers to take knowledge of the skill home with them in addition to a finished product. [More]
SCORE 7.7
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109,729 Total Clicks
Jul 16 - Mar 17
This Quarter and Warm
Designers encourage personalization of the classic jean jacket silhouette
Implications - As consumers look for ways to emphasize individual personality while sticking to staples capable of going from the office to an evening out, many are selecting designer denim jackets that offer unique customizable features or that boast limited edition status from cult brands. Highlighting one of the safer ways one can transform a conventional piece into an outfit-altering fashion statement, this progression underlines the continued influence of the DIY movement, as well as the connection between personalization and exclusivity in the mind of the consumer. [More]
SCORE 7.1
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87,322 Total Clicks
Nov 16 - Mar 17
This Year and Warm
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Consumers trade public spaces for elaborate custom backyard retreats
Implications - Visually appealing products and patio sets for outdoor soirees entice consumers to create a personal sanctuary in their own backyards. Millennials prefer at-home entertainment to cut costs and present a personalized flare, while Boomers are more inclined to host gatherings for privatization and relief from overcrowded public venues. This shift in leisure activities speaks to an overall consumer desire for customization and intimacy, regardless of their assigned generation. [More]
SCORE 5.3
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132,116 Total Clicks
May 16 - Jun 16
Warm
3D printing empowers consumers to create a customized world
Implications - The prevalence of at-home 3D printing has been rocking the manufacturing world by placing the power of creation directly into the hands of consumers. This is a response to the increased popularity of maker culture, however updated to go beyond a hobby or interest, and into daily needs. Such pragmatic, self-controlled use of a previously novel tool speaks to consumers' shifting perspective of technology as a necessity, as opposed to a luxury. [More]
SCORE 5.7
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178,119 Total Clicks
Mar 16 - May 16
Warm
Dining concepts evolve to offer totally customizable pizza menus
Implications - As consumers search for personalization in all of their purchasing decisions, many are enticed by dining concepts that let guests create their own pizzas. Additionally, customizable pizza menus with mix and match options allows individuals to create an item that fits within their dietary restrictions. In addition to highlighting shifting consumer desires around the health and wellness movement, this progression speaks to the interest in experiences defined by one's personal tastes. [More]
SCORE 5.4
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137,618 Total Clicks
Aug 15 - Sep 16
This Year and Warm