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A Clever Video on 10 Trends for 2014

JWT Intelligence has released a 2-minute video on key trends for 2014. Check it out below. And click here for an executive summary in a slideshow format.    

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Omnichannel Charges Ahead

At first, retailers mostly operated through one channel — physical stores. Then came mail and phone orders, and more recently, the online channel. Integrating these channels is important and can be a point of differentiation. Consider this observation from Marian … Continue reading

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Ikea: Cutting-Edge Catalogs

Ikea is a global powerhouse in furniture retailing. It operates about 340 stores in 40 countries. “The Ikea Concept is created to give the many people, regardless of the thickness of their wallets, the possibility to furnish their homes – even when times are … Continue reading

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Retailing Revisited

JWT Intelligence has just released an excellent new report entitled Retail Rebooted: “Retail is undergoing a momentous shift, with brick-and-mortar stores forced to evolve for a digital-commerce age; multiple new ways to buy; the rise of data-based personalization; fast-changing consumer … Continue reading

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Ten Trends Affecting Consumer Behavior in 2013

JTW Intelligence recently released its 2013 consumer trends report. As it notes: “In this year’s report, new technology continues to take center stage, as we see major shifts tied to warp-speed developments in mobile, social, and data technologies. Many of … Continue reading

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Trends for 2013: A Video Look Ahead

Annually, JWT Intelligence presents its predictions for the following year. Check out this video for its top ten trends for 2013.  

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Where Are We Heading with the “American Dream”?

JWT Intelligence recently conducted a major research study on the future of the “American Dream.” Click the photo to access the full 60-page report.

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