Our Thoughts

Articles and perspectives written by our team of analysts that explores evolving categories, emerging trends, and why behavior changes.

September 9, 2019 Kay Logsdon

The Speed of Information

The other reason the local paper is irrelevant is because those who make the news don’t need it as a distribution provider anymore.
September 2, 2019 Jakob Zapata

The Phone Plateau

What has happened to innovation? And, more specifically, what is the approaching phone plateau and whom does it affect?
August 26, 2019 Kay Logsdon

A Peek at the Trends

When people ask me what the trends in the food world are these days, there are three that readily jump to mind. Anyone want to take a guess?
August 19, 2019 Stacy Sullivan-Nipstad

Festival Culture: Merging Entertainment with Experience

There is a festival for everyone and everything now, ranging from celebrating dogs, or the oddly-specific love of hard seltzer beverages, to esports and live gaming events.
August 12, 2019 Locke Hilderbrand

Late to the Content Party

For viewers, endless content is a double-edged sword, but for content producers it is a potential nightmare. So, how did we get here?
August 5, 2019 Kay Logsdon

Flavor Occasions

Apparently there aren’t enough holidays for us to fit in all our celebrations.
July 29, 2019 Stacy Sullivan-Nipstad

Genre Blending

Artists draw inspiration from the past and present, blending old with new influences while trying to create the next big hit.
July 22, 2019 Sterling Huff

Customer Service Automation

Automation is making the exchange between business and consumer more streamlined, even with less human interaction.


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