Kantar Futures Blog

A strategic insight and innovation consultancy

ageing, Asia

Ageing in Asia: Debunking Myth #6

During the course of 2014, our Singapore team has taken a deep dive into the subject of “ageing in Asia”, identifying a series of myths about the continent’s older citizens,… Read More »

ageing, Asia, travel

Ageing in Asia: Debunking Myth #5

Myth #5: “The older you get, the smaller the world you live in”  Louise Tan writes: Once upon a time in Asia, large family homes housed three generations, or even more.… Read More »

business, management, sustainability

The 21st Century Business

Andrew Curry writes: Businesses need to change in response to the changing business environment, or they will struggle. That’s the short version of our recently published Future Perspective report, The… Read More »

digital, innovation, technology

Wondering about the iWatch

Andrew Curry writes: In the unlikely event that you missed it, Apple made a couple of announcements at its annual convention last week. Although the Apple Pay project is likely to… Read More »

digital, sport, technology

The world of esports

This is a guest post by Peter Curry. London’s Wembley Arena is best-known as one of the city’s biggest venues for sports and entertainment – it hosted events during the… Read More »

ageing, Asia

Ageing in Asia: Myth #4

Myth 4: “All roads lead to a quiet retirement” Simran Gill and Jeremy Sy write: More so than in the West, people in Asia have traditionally counted on a quiet,… Read More »

consumers, food, retail

Value and values at Tesco

The sudden departure of Philip Clarke, Chief Executive of Britain’s largest supermarket, Tesco, after three years in charge and 40 with the business, is a reminder of how deep the… Read More »

consumers, financial services, technology

Re-engaging the financial services customer

Andrew Curry writes: I was invited to contribute to a conference panel recently on the future of Operations and Technology in Financial Services. Here are some of the things I… Read More »

digital, marketing, research

Closer to the action

J. Walker Smith writes: Digital technologies have turned marketing upside down, but not by revolutionizing the fundamentals. The core principles of marketing remain the same. Instead, marketing research has moved… Read More »