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The pandemic surely changed media consumption of kids, and has made the love-hate relationship between parents and screen time even more complicated. How?
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the food industry has been turned upside down. Specifically, home cooking has seen a massive resurgence in popularity. What we want to know is whether people will keep cooking at home and what they care about.
As the shift to online retailing accelerates in almost all markets, retailers face a multitude of challenges to stay ahead of their competitors and fend off threats from new companies and brands entering the market. How can we prepare for the transformation?
Technology is changing the way we move and reshaping cities and society. Shared and on-demand mobility represent notable transportation shifts in the 21st century. New attitudes toward sharing, Mobility on Demand (MOD), and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) are changing traveller behaviour and creating new opportunities and challenges for public transportation.
The retail world has gone through a massive transformation during the pandemic. And 2021 proves that dramatic changes will only continue in the next few years. Most importantly, omnichannel marketing has become one of the most influential trends in retail.
MaaS can act as an enabler of new agility in the mobility sector – it brings a much-needed variety to the demand side and at the same time helps with optimisation of the supply side, ultimately driving consumers back into the transport industry. How?
The numbers from smart home sector sound highly attractive. However, even though consumers are buying into the smart home, there are still concerns about the growth of the sector. And these concerns can give a hint to the next step development for smart home devices.
With overall sales of apparel dropping by as much as 40% in Q2 2020, brands big and small scrambled to find a way out. Here is where COVID fashion comes into its own.
Ever since live shopping started in China in about 2015, this way of shopping has gradually gained in influence in the E-commerce market and become a huge success. Most importantly, the trend is believed to have the potential to take over the E-Commerce industry in the West as well.
Immersive gaming using VR and AR are becoming all the rage. The combination of cloud and 5G means the real-time processing of data-intensive AR will be faster and smoother for users, while helping to bring more complex and immersive AR-based mobile gaming experiences.
Changing habits and technology are enabling us to rethink how mobility solutions are sold, used and owned. And there are many options emerging. But car ownership models for people living in city centers are more complex. New modes of transport are emerging and there is increasing competition from upstart mobility providers that connect customers with a variety of different services.
One of the unexpected changes due to COVID19 is that people are becoming more conscious about their well-being and the environment, which impacted their buying behaviours. Does this mean that consumers are buying less?