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Looking back at future trends: JWTIntelligence’s new “10 Years of 10 Trends” report

This week, J. Walter Thompson celebrated a decade of annual trends forecasting by releasing “10 Years of 10 Trends.” The report explores 10 of the most compelling macro trends identified since JWTIntelligence began its annual forecasts — trends shaping societal behaviors and attitudes, and defining the business landscape today. It maps how these trends have evolved to now, and casts an eye forward to where they are headed next. ...READ MORE

JWTIntelligence focuses on the future of retail

The retail world is poised for change and JWTIntelligence explores this vital business sector in “Retail Rebooted.” Covering innovative business models, shifting consumer behaviors and recent tech developments, JWT’s latest trend report provides insight into the retail world by discussing 20-plus Things to Watch in Retail and spotlighting three specific trends. ...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: 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.

JWT Action kicks off operations in Mexico

JWT Mexico announced today plans to expand JWT Action operations into Latin America. While traditional channels, family-owned stores and groceries, remain strong in Mexico, modern channels are becoming increasingly sophisticated. JWT Action in Latin America will aide in identifying and understanding Mexico's shifting shopper trends and the opportunities it poses for clients. This new expansion presents vast opportunities for Mexico as the country's economy continues to boom. ...READ MORE

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: JWT’s 10 Trends for 2013, hubbies doing housework and the anti-college movement

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include JWT Intelligence's 10 Trends for 2013, hubbies doing housework, and the anti-college movement. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Sex Not Love: A Brand Perspective

I wasn't really doing anything last Saturday morning. I'd bought the paper but nothing was grabbing me. I can't even remember how I found myself on a paparazzi site flicking through images of J-Lo and her new Toy Boy visiting Denmark. But a strange feeling came over me when I saw her Toy Boy's cool, red winter boots—actually a shameful fetish-like feeling for a man of 'a certain age'…utter lust. ...READ MORE