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Smaller Worlds

In this FutureView LIVE, Kantar Futures executive chairman J. Walker Smith takes a look at where things stand and where things are headed. In particular, he offers strategic guidance, outlining and exploring the imperatives for success in a marketplace of smaller worlds where the first priority of consumers has flipped from authenticity to allegiances.

Branding and Marketing, Demographic Trends, Macroforces (Technology/Economy), Strategy

Defying Gravity:

Sources of Growth in a Slower Growth Global Economy

by J. Walker Smith, Andrew Curry, Joe Ballantyne and Mark Inskip Slower growth is the new normal for the global economy, and it has business leaders worried. The fear is… Read More »

FutureView 2016

Strategy

J. Walker Smith’s FutureView: Longing For Belonging

  In the year just past, America’s fault lines of race, class, ideology and villainy rumbled menacingly. Combined with last year’s bitter winter and balmy December, weak stocks and wobbly… Read More »