Kantar Futures Blog

Month: January 2011

China’s top brands

brands, consumers, performance

China’s top brands

Oliver Wright writes: BrandZ has recently released its flagship reports on the value of global brands, and took the moment to launch a companion report on the Top 50 most… Read More »

After the floodtide of prosperity

consumers, economic downturn, trends

After the floodtide of prosperity

Andrew Curry writes: Our chairman, J Walker Smith, was one of the experts invited to contribute by Marketing to its ‘Forward Thinking‘ essays this year. His theme: that we’ve reached… Read More »

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

activism, art, brands, performance

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

David Gunn writes: Each year has its personal symbols, the few things that you might recall 5, 10 or 20 years later. For me, 2010 will be probably be remembered… Read More »

Eating my greens

consumers, food, sustainability

Eating my greens

Eleanor Cooksey writes: Early January, and it’s the time of year to be making New Year’s resolutions. After over-indulging during the festive season, it makes sense to decide to eat… Read More »

Holiday collection # 4

books, language

Holiday collection # 4

Eloise Keightley: David Crystal, British Library The broadcaster John Humphrys remarked in 2007, “It is the relentless onward march of the texters, the SMS vandals who are doing to our… Read More »