Our Thoughts

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

October 7, 2019 Stacy Sullivan-Nipstad

Astrology is Finding a Home in the Workplace

Does being born under a certain astrological sign have a role in you landing your dream job?
September 30, 2019 Kay Logsdon

Do You Know Who Comes Through Your Door?

I wonder if it would make a difference, if you really knew who was coming through your door?
September 23, 2019 Sterling Huff

A Happy Medium

The Internet of Things has made it possible to have smart technology that brings us closer together and makes aspects of our lives easier; but, what does that mean for children?
September 16, 2019 Locke Hilderbrand

Second Chance Nostalgia

Recognizing that it’s not often we get to walk the same road twice, here’s the question: Is the journey as enjoyable—and accessible—as we remember it?
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.


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