Should we start taking QR Codes seriously? Opinion

Should we start taking QR Codes seriously?:

Once on the deathbed of Internet history, the iconic icons are finally ready for their revival.

How QR codes could revolutionise the supplements industry
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How QR codes could revolutionise the supplements industry:

Natalja Genina, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Technology and Engineering department of the...

Should we welcome more workplace surveillance? Opinion

Should we welcome more workplace surveillance?:

Could systems that analyse the tone of our workplace conversations be key to achieving gender equality?

How to future-proof the physical store
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How to future-proof the physical store:

Natalie Berg, retail analyst and founder of NBK Retail, on why stores should be seen as assets rather than...

Why retailers and marketers need to take VR seriously Big Ideas

Why retailers and marketers need to take VR seriously:

Anita Fontaine and Geoffrey Lillemon, creative directors of Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam's Department of New...

How the retail landscape will change in 2019 Behaviours

How the retail landscape will change in 2019:

With The Future Laboratory hosting its Retail Futures Forum on 3 May, we preview some of the key themes to...

Is feminism fit for the future? Opinion

Is feminism fit for the future?:

Why feminism needs to define new metrics of achievement if it is going to truly suceed.

 James Dean on how brands can engage the eSports audience
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James Dean on how brands can engage the eSports audience:

The managing director of ESL UK discusses how perspectives are changing and how non-endemic brands can...

Why is the rhetoric around women’s sexual health still so skewed? Opinion

Why is the rhetoric around women’s sexual health still so skewed?:

As accessibility to medicine for male sexual health problems improves, why are brands still reluctant to...

Indian Luxury Market Markets

Indian Luxury Market:

India’s luxury market is being buoyed by the growing spending power of the middle classes, women and the...

Georgia’s post-Soviet future as a luxury travel destination
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Georgia’s post-Soviet future as a luxury travel destination:

Serdar Kutucu, executive vice-president of brand and strategy at Design Hotels, highlights the luxury...

Cognac Market
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Cognac Market:

Long considered a staid and elitist drink, cognac brands are working to make the spirit more accessible.

Tony Riddle embraces the wild side of wellness
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Tony Riddle embraces the wild side of wellness:

The natural lifestyle coach discusses the rewilding movement and explains how we can flourish by living in...

Women’s Wealth Market: Part 1
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Women’s Wealth Market: Part 1:

Women’s approach to spending money differs from men, with women prioritising investments in social causes...

Are self-driving cars on a collision course with humanity?
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Are self-driving cars on a collision course with humanity?:

In the aftermath of the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle, The Future Laboratory co-founder...

The top products from Cosmoprof 2018 Big Ideas

The top products from Cosmoprof 2018:

From highlighting the importance of scalpcare to minimising the 12-step South Korean beauty regime, these...

Emerging Youth: Japan
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Emerging Youth: Japan:

Young Japanese consumers are more realistic, conservative and risk-averse than their predecessors, and are...

​What is the future of moral business? Opinion

​What is the future of moral business?:

Brands must proactively shift priorities to meet the demands of the ethical consumer.

Ramaa Mosley on why you should hire a teenage director
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Ramaa Mosley on why you should hire a teenage director:

The founder of youth advertising and production agency Adolescent on why brands should look to teenage...

Alternative Education Market Markets

Alternative Education Market:

As parents and institutions become increasingly frustrated by Silicon Valley’s attempts to disrupt the...

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