Kantar Futures Blog

Category: consumers

What you don’t want for Christmas

consumers, economic downturn, marketing, retail

What you don’t want for Christmas

Oliver Wright writes: One of my seasonal ‘jokes’ goes that you can tell when Christmas is approaching by the adverts on TV. Thus, like many others I suppose, I am… Read More »

The new era of consequences

consumers, economic downturn, insight, research

The new era of consequences

Andrew Curry writes: The shape of the post-recession consumer landscape is becoming clearer. Our latest wave of Henley Planning for Consumer Change [PCC] research, launched to clients at recent breakfast… Read More »

The last place to go

advertising, brands, consumers, retail

The last place to go

Andrew Curry writes: We’ve been having a bit of an argument in the London office about dixons.co.uk advertising which has been running on the London underground. The picture, above, captures… Read More »

The new face of luxury

brands, consumers, luxury

The new face of luxury

Emily Pitts writes: Is the concept of luxury is stuck in the past? Leafing through the high end magazines, it looks so. It’s quickly apparent that 2009 ads sell the… Read More »

Some good things we’ve seen #2

advertising, consumers, good things

Some good things we’ve seen #2

Compiled by Tom Ding Passed around the office lately were: A comparison of the news-to-death ratios of Swine Flu and Tubercolosis by Hans Rosling, adding an interesting perspective to Alex’s… Read More »

Talking about Millennials and progress

consumers, digital, economic downturn, innovation, millennials

Talking about Millennials and progress

Yannis Kavounis, the head of our Millenials Knowledge Venturing team, talks to Tom Ding Tom: Yannis, I have been meaning to ask you about Millenials and the recession… Yannis: Recession,… Read More »

Consumer responses to recession

consumers, economic downturn

Consumer responses to recession

Andrew Curry writes: We recently launched our second report on changing consumer attitudes to recession – The Reconstructed Consumer. Henry Tucker and Chris Grantham presented to clients new UK data,… Read More »

Recession 2.0

communities, consumers, customer service, digital, economic downturn, financial services, personal finance

Recession 2.0

Giles Powdrill writes: “A powerful global conversation has begun. Through the Internet, people are discovering and inventing new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed. As a direct result,… Read More »

Most recent Henleymail now online

consumers, economic downturn, future

Most recent Henleymail now online

Jo Phillips writes: The latest edition of HenleyMail (our free regular think piece email) is now available to read online here. There’s a chance to consider responses to the economic… Read More »