In the video game industry, connectivity and access to media have fueled an immense surge in free-to-play games. That surge has helped propel topline revenue and audience growth—both of which will continue in the years to come, largely because of massive hits like Fortnite and Pokémon GO.
Consumers today are increasingly craving immersive, real-life experiences. But they want these experiences without foregoing time or effort. The solution? Augmented and virtual reality technology, coming to a “store” near you.
We’re all human, and that means we don’t always do as we say. But there are reasons for that. Some are logical, others are emotional...but the gap is real. And the smartest companies are dialed into the nature of human behavior.
2019 was a significant year for TV and social — from an explosion of OTT offerings to the social platforms’ experimentation in hiding “likes” and “replies,” it’s now more important than ever to measure the impact of social TV.
30,000 new products each year is a lot for anyone to think about, and it might seem hard to stand out in a sea that large. But, in reality, there has never been a better time for manufacturers to find breakthrough success with innovation.
In our April 2019 Omnibus study of more than 21,000 U.S. households, we analyzed consumers’ attitudes toward a cohort of sustainable attributes across 13 product categories. Within each category, consumers' sustainable priorities can differ markedly from the overall trend.
Brands and retailers that activate the levers for new online shoppers and category differentiators will win this holiday season.
Across the U.S. retail landscape, we believe convenience stores will grow faster than all other offline channels over the next five years, reflecting the hyper focus consumers are putting on expediency.
Despite the countless responsibilities and challenges that women have in a given week, they’re voracious consumers of media. In an average week, the 156+ million women in the U.S. consume 73 hours of media—that’s five more hours of media than men.
Despite the headlines and hashtags, women around the world are fatigued and believe meaningful change is coming too slowly. So how can brands ensure they’re making authentic connections with women?