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In this edition, we explore the world's 100 most valuable brands, how to cultivate consumer loyalty and which brand is embracing "maximalism".
Outform Strategy Team
Physical retailers have started to realize their future lies not in competing with the speed and convenience of ecommerce, but in using the in-store shopping experience to slow customers down and keep them in store longer.
PSFK's Future of Retail report describes how brands and retailers can address all of a customer's needs on multiple channels.
The key to creating vibrant, experiential store environments is people, writes Marcie Merriman of Ernst & Young.
At a time when more and more brands are embracing a minimalist, millennial pink-covered approach, Il Makiage is betting on the opposite route.
As today’s organizations strive to become more innovative and resilient, they must adapt their spaces and modes of working to promote creative problem-solving across teams.
Brands with political opinions is cliche, but brand messaging that shows real industry credentials helps brands like E.ON and Planet Fitness stand out.
Visualizing the world's 100 most valuable brands by both value and industry.
From fostering authenticity to providing convenience, here are the key steps to take for brands looking to sustain long-term engagement from their customers.
Domenica Di Lieto, CEO of Chinese marketing consultancy Emerging Communications, describes how to profit from this summer's influx of holidaymakers.
Ybrands surveys 80,000 young consumers (ages 13-36) annually about their perceptions of 230+ brands across five verticals: fashion/apparel, CPG food/beverage, health and beauty, QSR/casual dining and media/tech/entertainment.
The sectors — industry, academia and government — are displacing AI talent and creating an uneven distribution of the technology.
The future belongs to brands that can engage customers. But in order to do this, it is necessary to truly listen to customers, not just make them think you are listening.
From now through March, Samsung opens an experiential retail flagship on the avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris.