Kantar Futures Blog

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Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Stephane Alpern writes: According to the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, this year is the year of the Wooden Horse. Here are some facts for you to help you get the most… Read More »


Ageing populations put Asian values to the test

Jeremy Sy writes: It’s widely recognized that the face of Asia is changing, with many countries in the region – especially in North Asia — ageing rapidly. This shift in… Read More »


Future shoppers

If you haven’t had time to catch up with our work on future shoppers yet, or find video an easier way to absorb new information than reading, you may want… Read More »

brands, sustainability, Uncategorized

Shaping sustainable brands

Louise Kennedy writes: The Futures Company is delighted to be a media partner for the Sustainable Brands Conference, which is being held in London on November 27th and 28th. As… Read More »


Holiday collection #3

Joe Ballantyne  Lightning Field This October, I spent 24 hours with Walter de Maria’s Lightning Field artwork. It’s miles from anywhere, in the high desert of New Mexico about 3… Read More »


Holiday collection #2

Andy Stubbings,  The Toaster Project I’ve been thinking a lot about technology this year, with the writing of our Technology 2020 report amongst other things, and more specifically about the… Read More »


Holiday collection #1

To mark the end of the year – as is now traditional on the blog – we asked people across the company to share something they’d found interesting this year.… Read More »


The taking part that counts

Alex Oliver and Lawrence Wykes write: As the wave of Olympic test events comes to a close in London, it seemed a good moment to think about the other half… Read More »

Water pressures

sustainability, Uncategorized

Water pressures

Lindsay Kunkle writes: A group of us from the Chapel Hill office went to a lecture at the University of North Carolina’s business school this week on the future of… Read More »