Kantar Futures Blog

Category: global

Dubai and the cities of the future

cities, global, places

Dubai and the cities of the future

Andrew Curry writes: I chaired a session this week at the Building Futures ‘Futures Fair‘ at the RIBA in London at which Reinier de Graaf, of the architectural practice OMA,… Read More »

Blind spots on globalisation

economics, future, global

Blind spots on globalisation

Joe Ballantyne writes: Back in the late 90s, and even more recently, globalisation was all the rage. Some people thought this was a jolly good thing and it would make… Read More »

Eating the planet

food, global

Eating the planet

Trevor Harvey writes: I contributed to an event run by one of our food retail clients this week, and one of the other speakers showed some pictures from Hungry Planet,… Read More »

Cultural values, design, and global production

design, global, technology

Cultural values, design, and global production

  Eleanor Cooksey writes: I recently read WPP’s annual journal of marketing insights, Atticus, and noted an interesting point towards the end of an article called ‘Getting the little things… Read More »

India is now outsourcing outsourcing

economics, global

India is now outsourcing outsourcing

Brian writes: The New York Times recently reported that India is now outsourcing outsourcing- a number of large Indian companies are hiring workers and opening offices not only in developing… Read More »

Secrets of Nokia’s innovation success

design, global, innovation

Secrets of Nokia’s innovation success

Andrew Curry writes: The Core 77 design blog has a good piece on the reasons for Nokia’s innovation success. In summary they are: the maths – go where the markets… Read More »