Attitudes to smart technology trends

Smart homes lack consumer connection

Consumers cite cost and lack of usefulness as barriers to adoption.

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What brands want from their agencies

What brands want from their agencies — in association with Weber Shandwick

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Michael Barnett

Specialist consultants are gaining ground on agencies as marketers’ first port of call for business advice, according to new research.

Does digital improve loyalty trends

How digital methods can improve loyalty

17 July 2014 | By Lucy Handley

Professor Byron Sharp argues that reach not frequency grows brands, yet digital means are encouraging greater loyalty finds new research.

Trends own label brands index 900

Retailer brands are holding their own

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Shoppers regard supermarket own-label products on a par and sometimes as better than branded equivalents – but not in every category, a study finds.

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2014 trends predictions

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Six trends in advertising you need to know for 2014

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 | By Ashley Friedlein

Ashley Friedlein, chief executive of Econsultancy, picks six key trends that are likely to affect the advertising market this year.

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How to be a super pub

How to be a ‘super pub’

14 August 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Pubs need to become ‘super pubs’ to survive, according to new research.

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Consumer confidence trends

Consumers continue to spend cautiously despite surge in confidence

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

Consumers can be persuaded to spend as confidence in the UK nears a seven-year high but the recession has taught people to better manage household budgets.

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Online advertising and personalisation trends

Online gets personal

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

New research reveals that more consumers want personalised content, but still have privacy concerns.

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What brands want from their agencies

What brands want from their agencies — in association with Weber Shandwick

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Michael Barnett

Specialist consultants are gaining ground on agencies as marketers’ first port of call for business advice, according to new research.

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social media mums

Baby love brings out the social media in mums

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 | By Mindi Chahal

New research suggests that mums-to-be these days are digital savvy and are changing the way they source information and connect with brands.

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