Category: JWTIntelligence

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JWT’s ‘The Future of Payments & Currency’ Trend report explores new ways to pay and rise of alternative currencies

The report details the array of new ways to pay merchants and peers, and examines how the concept of currency is evolving as bitcoin and other new forms of value exchange gain steam. It also includes results of a quantitative survey of consumer attitudes conducted in the U.S. and U.K. ...READ MORE
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Meet the People: Lucie Greene, new worldwide director, JWTIntelligence

Trends forecasting, consumer insight and strategic thinking have never been more important for brands. The world is changing at a rapid rate, at different speeds by age group, ethnicity and geographical location. It’s become crucial to understand this change, the drivers, the nuances and how it will play out. Just consider the rapid adoption of new consumer technologies globally, for example. Or the shifting notion of aspiration in the juggernaut Chinese market, where social media is accelerating the metabolism of trends quicker than brands can keep up. ...READ MORE

JWT’s ‘Meet the New Family’ Trend Report Examines How and Why Families Are Evolving

As the notion of family rapidly evolves, “Meet the New Family” explores how and why household makeup, interpersonal ties and family structures are changing. Marriage is no longer a given in many parts of the world, nor are children; at the same time, gay couples are embracing these milestones as attitudes and laws change. Meanwhile, as people live longer, more are forming new families in later decades, and households are expanding to include multiple generations. On the other end of the spectrum, more people are living in households of one, forming families out of friends or even treating pets as family. ...READ MORE
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Trends Roundup: Vamping, neglected Gen X and meme culture

Looking at trends around the world is an informative step towards understanding how our world is shifting. Each week, JWTIntelligence scans the world for coverage on consumer preferences, fashion, developments in health and wellness, energy, and much more. These trends tell us what our future might look like, which helps us stay one step ahead. - See more at: http://www.jwt.com/blog/consumer_insights/trends-roundup-mexicos-middle-class-logo-culture-and-tvs-immature-elders/#sthash.SJgQ3fC3.dpuf
Looking at trends around the world is an informative step towards understanding how our world is shifting. Each week, JWTIntelligence scans the world for coverage on consumer preferences, fashion, developments in health and wellness, energy, and much more. These trends tell us what our future might look like, which helps us stay one step ahead. - See more at: http://www.jwt.com/blog/consumer_insights/trends-roundup-mexicos-middle-class-logo-culture-and-tvs-immature-elders/#sthash.SJgQ3fC3.dpuf
Looking at trends around the world is an informative step towards understanding how our world is shifting. Each week, JWTIntelligence scans the world for coverage on consumer preferences, fashion, developments in health and wellness, energy, and much more. These trends tell us what our future might look like, which helps us stay one step ahead. This roundup covers the past two weeks. ...READ MORE
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Find Out Where You’re Really From with JWT’s Personality Atlas

We are proud to introduce Personality Atlas, a unique and pioneering research study that aims to restructure the world map by personality profiles and examine the stereotypes and perceptions of markets across the globe. Led by JWTIntelligence and JWT SONAR, the study includes findings from 6,075 surveyed adults (18+) across 27 markets around the globe. ...READ MORE
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JWT’s 10 Mobile Trends for 2014 and Beyond

The world is in a constant state of change and evolution, and JWT helps you make sense of it all, in part, with our third annual mobile trends report. The report, “10 Mobile Trends for 2014 and Beyond,” showcases and examines 10 key themes in mobile connectivity from three of the year’s biggest events: Mobile World Congress, Consumer Electronics Show and SXSWi. ...READ MORE
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Q&A with Alex Pang, Author of “The Distraction Addiction”

Alex Pang, a senior consultant at Strategic Business Insights in Silicon Valley, is a proponent of “contemplative computing,” which he defines as “learning to use information technologies in ways that help you be more focused and mindful, and protect you from being perpetually distracted.” Pang’s book, The Distraction Addiction, was published last year. ...READ MORE

From mind-reading headbands to one-night stands, JWT’s Trends Salon explores this year’s trend forecast

To bring JWTIntelligence's annual 10 Trends report to life, last week they held their first Trends Salon at JWT New York. The event brought together an array of the experts and influencers who provided vital input to the report. ...READ MORE