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New Rules for Retail

Strategy

New Rules for Retail

Written by Andrew Curry, Director, The Futures Company In our report on The Future Shopper, The Futures Company collaborated with Kantar Retail to tell the story of how shoppers, and… Read More »

Cities

Strategy

Why Cities Dominate The Marketing Landscape

For one thing, local city economies matter more than national economies. A recent paper by Brigham Young University economist Todd Mitton found that the economic performance of sub-national regions within… Read More »

New Rules for Retail

Strategy

The Future Shopper

The Future Shopper —  new insight from The Futures Company and Kantar Retail Digital technologies, consumer expectations and socio-economic change are combining to transform the way we shop—and this has future… Read More »

Succeeding in Low Growth

Strategy

Succeeding in low-growth markets

The main factors shaping the world’s richer economies, including the US and the UK, point to falling productivity and squeezed margins from external pressures, which will continue to push down… Read More »

Volatility

Strategy

The New Volatility

FutureProof is Kantar Futures’ regular briefing about current global strategic and consumer issues. The latest edition of Global MONITOR, our strategic, future focused global insights programme, has just been released It… Read More »

Building Crane

Strategy

Big Data Comes of Age

Written by J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman, The Futures Company The biggest winner in the US Presidential election was not the incumbent, Barack Obama. It was New York Times’ political… Read More »

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

Strategy

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

J. Walker Smith presents The Kinship Economy

The Kinship Economy – TEDx Transcend

Strategy

The Kinship Economy

J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman of Kantar Futures The Kinship Economy: Profiting from Process, People & Purpose The consumer marketplace is in flux as never before; we’re not just talking about… Read More »

Consumer Health 2012

Strategy

The Consumer Health Mindset Report 2012

For a second year, Kantar Futures has partnered with Aon Hewitt and the National Business Group on Health to conduct The Consumer Health Mindset study. This study explores perspectives, attitudes and… Read More »

Unlocking New Sources of Growth

Strategy

FutureProof: Unlocking New Sources of Growth, Kinship Economy & More…

by Andrew Curry Growth and development are an overarching focus of business. The climate for growth in the 21st century is also changing, as resource pressures push up costs, and… Read More »

Understanding Sources

Strategy

Unlocking New Sources of Growth

Introduction: New sources of growth Growth and development are an overarching focus of business. This is true even for businesses that are not looking to expand; products and services that… Read More »

Sustainability Disruption

Strategy

Using sustainability to disrupt markets and categories

FutureProof is Kantar Futures’ regular briefing about current global strategic and consumer issues. This edition of FutureProof has sustainability as its main theme. This can be a difficult subject for… Read More »

Technlology 2020

Strategy

Technology 2020: Public Worlds

Technology 2020: Public Worlds is the fourth and final report in a series from Kantar Futures which seeks to explore how digital technology will remake our world over the next decade.… Read More »

Technlology 2020

Strategy

Technology 2020: Commercial Worlds

Commercial Worlds Future Perspectives showcases The Futures Company’s new thinking. It outlines critical issues, reveals new insights, and helps identify new sources of growth. Technology 2020: Commercial Worlds is the… Read More »

Wave

Strategy

Quickening the Pace

The eight days of near-doom in September 2008 struck like a lightning bolt, cleaving the market in two along an already-weakening fissure largely hidden from view until laid bare by… Read More »