Tag Archives: health and wellness

JWT Mexico places “Water in the Desert” with help of Ciel and the Mexican Red Cross

Setting out on a mission to save hundreds of lives each year, the Mexican Red Cross and Ciel, a division of Coca-Cola, have partnered up for the “Water in the Desert” campaign, with the help of JWT Mexico. Through the strategic placement of self-powered refrigerators in the Sonoran desert, the campaign utilized an older technology to solve a present day issue: more than a thousand immigrants each year die from dehydration while crossing the Mexican border into the United States. ...READ MORE

Alternative currencies a hot topic at Contagious conference



JWT Intelligence Trend Strategist, Will Palley reports from the "Contagious" magazine Now/Next/Why conference in New York City and discusses the next big thing: alternative currency. 

At Contagious magazine’s Now/Next/Why daylong conference in New York yesterday, the emergence of alternative currencies was a hot topic. The dramatic rise and fall of Bitcoin has highlighted the fact that consumer confidence is shifting away from traditional institutions like governments and central banks in favor of smaller, more independent alternatives. According to a recent study by Contagious, 21% of Americans and 15% of Britons would be comfortable with abandoning traditional sovereign currencies for currencies not tied to a major banking institution. ...READ MORE

Trends Roundup: The world’s social media capital, stressed Millennials and luxe closets

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week look at why Brazil is “the social media capital of the universe,”  Millennials disproportionally suffer high levels of stress and anxiety, and luxury closets are on the rise. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: The P2P economy, graphene and the top emerging markets

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the rise of peer-to-peer economy, the growing popularity of graphene ("the world's strongest material"), and the top 20 emerging markets according to Bloomberg Busienssweek. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Davos thus far, the rise of superbugs and Google’s driverless car

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the latest on Davos, the rise of superbugs, and Google's driverless car. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Modern courtship, smart wearables and XXL phones

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include dating evolution (or devolution) for Millennials, huge growth predicted for "smart wearables", and mobile phones going XXL. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: CES 2013, ‘Generation LGBTQIA’ and totalitarian restaurants

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include CES 2013, a new perspective on gender from ‘Generation LGBTQIA’ and totalitarian restaurants. Read about these trends and others on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Geekiness, the quantified self and 100 Things to Watch in 2013

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include a boom in science-related social media postings, the quantified self, and JWT Intelligence's 100 Things to Watch in 2013. Read about these trends and others on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Chinese affluents, food trends and desk beds

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week look at forecasts by the Boston Consulting Group that predict the number of Chinese affluents will double by 2020; new food trends in America geared toward "fast, fresh, flavorful"; and the bed becoming a second desk. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: African consumers, B Corps and modern monogramming

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the rise of the African consumer, B corps, and modernized monograms. Read more at JWT Intelligence.