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Manufactured Comfort

Consumers turn to products for emotional and physical comfort

Implications - Filling the void of an isolated lifestyle, consumers are turning to specialized products for emotional support. Using products that provide human-like physical interactions, consumers are seeking to maintain elements of affection in a more controlled, autonomous manner.
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