Kantar Futures Blog

Tag: China

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 »


China’s challenges revisited

Andrew Curry writes: At the start of 2012, The Futures Company published China’s Challenges, on three of the biggest problems facing the country as it started the transition from an… Read More »

activism, digital

Social media vs “here we go again”

Jeremy Sy writes: Toxic haze in Singapore and Malaysia, floods in the Philippines, and an insensitive snapshot with a dead dolphin in China: Asia is buzzing with chatter about how… Read More »

books, culture, design

China’s design revolution

Pen Stuart writes: “‘Are Chinese people creative?’ – it depends if you mean in the Western Christian sense of creating something from nothing”. This was the best line in a… Read More »


China’s top brands

Lloyd Burdett writes: The third annual BrandZ China report has just been published by Millward Brown, and has some interesting findings in it. China Mobile is still top, though showing signs… Read More »

Pride and confidence

brands, consumers, identity

Pride and confidence

Will Galgey writes: A couple of weeks ago I spoke at the launch of the WPP BrandZ report on the Top 50 Chinese Brands, which Oliver blogged about here, and… Read More »

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 »

Rising East

economics, global, research

Rising East

Joe Ballantyne writes: We’re experiencing a fundamental shift in the global economy, as wealth moves from West to East. As Asia and the Middle East assert themselves as the brightest… Read More »