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New homeowners seek smart functionality within the washroom
Implications - Used to the integration of smartphones and IoT into their daily lives, Millennial consumers starting young families, are looking for ways to incorporate that smart technology into their homes as well. Within the bathroom, we're seeing increasingly high-tech features that allow for complete control of the lavatory experience. From health-monitoring to entertainment, the bathroom is becoming a private sanctuary within the home. [More]
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Aug 16 - Jun 17
This Week and Warm
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Consumers increasingly look for a helping hand through on-demand apps
Implications - Already used to looking at their phones when they need to look something up, the next step for consumers is looking to their phones for help in real life situations, from styling advice to pet healthcare. On-demand services are gaining ground in the app world, allowing small businesses to connect with a vast network of consumers seeking their specific services, demonstrating the increasing amount of trust consumers have for the on-demand business model. [More]
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Oct 16 - Jun 17
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On-demand services run errands for busy consumers
Implications - For consumers who are either too busy or otherwise inconvenienced every time they need to run an errand, there are a multitude of on-demand apps sprouting up to fulfill these niche needs. Saving consumers time, energy and even worry about potentially forgetting something, instant deliveries and services mean consumers don’t have to run out on their lunch breaks to get their laundry done or make a special trip for gas or milk. In a culture where the phrase "there's an app for that" increasingly rings true, instant gratification and hyper-convenience reign supreme. [More]
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Jan 16 - Jun 17
This Month and Warm
Consumer desires become instantly attainable through on-demand services
Implications - Attaining the celebrity lifestyle is becoming easier than ever with on-demand apps that can conjure up personal yoga classes, yachts and other VIP experiences within moments. This instant gratification gives consumers a chance to realize their every whim without actually having the budget to own the items or have the services on call, democratizing the lifestyle of luxury. [More]
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99,669 Total Clicks
Feb 16 - Jun 17
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The financial industry adapts to consumer demand for peer-based platforms
Implications - Adjusting quickly to the P2P economy, consumers are increasingly comfortable with leveraging a network of peers for almost everything, including lending and borrowing money. Seeking more personable and seemingly authentic solutions for their financial needs, consumers are open to peer networks that offer more transparency and lower price points that traditional resources. [More]
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Mar 16 - Jun 17
This Month and Mild
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Travelers increasingly leverage P2P platforms for the insider experience
Implications - As consumers seek more freedom from their time-crunched schedules, traveling the world is becoming more accessible than ever, especially with the integration of P2P solutions offering a more intuitive approach to gaining worldly experience. One of the biggest benefits of leveraging the P2P economy, including peer-facing apps offering detailed insights from locals, is that modern travelers get the insider access they seek, facilitating communal integration rather than going the surface-level tourist route. [More]
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15,618 Total Clicks
May 16 - Jun 17
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In-store tech provides adaptive assistance to individual shoppers
Implications - While grocery prices tend to fluctuate to offer new deals each week, the use of technology within stores creates a much more personalized experience, offering deals and information to specific customers with little need for human intervention. By being able to analyze shopper data and offer assistance, responsive in-store display is becoming imperative for retailers who want to provide tailored customer service that adapts to the needs of individual consumers. [More]
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153,810 Total Clicks
Dec 15 - Jun 17
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Consumers seek innovative ways to streamline their in-store experience
Implications - Looking for a speedier approach to buying groceries in-store, consumers are turning to solutions that promote a faster shopping experience and less time spent browsing/paying. Stores providing curated offerings and faster checkouts that mimic the ease of online grocers are drawing in time-crunched consumers, while apps that help simplify the shopping experience empower consumers to shop connected to reap more rewards and gamify their grocery experience. [More]
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89,893 Total Clicks
Jan 16 - Jun 17
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Employees get a stronger sense of reward through goal-driven incentives
Implications - While increasing salaries doesn’t always lead to increased employee satisfaction or loyalty, offering perks that come with a challenge increases motivation to reach goals and provides a stronger sense reward once completed. By directly correlating achievements with rewards, employers are demonstrating trust in the skills of their employees, making them more likely to feel accountable for their own success. [More]
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Aug 16 - May 17
This Month and Mild
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Digital touch-points increase productivity and boost morale
Implications - As increased touch-points with employees can prevent disquietude and lead to improved performance and motivation, busy employers look for streamlined tools that can help them gage the temperature of their team without taking up too much time. Through digital check-ins, bosses can keep tabs on how employees are feeling and performing, and are able to adjust accordingly, without employees feeling micromanaged. [More]
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15,348 Total Clicks
Nov 16 - May 17
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