Since Pong was first released back in the 1970s, the world of gaming has completely transformed. However, it's not just the improvement of consoles or the advent of the internet that have changed the game; it's the audience, too! In this infographic, we take a look at the growth of women in gaming, the value of mobile, and how much time and money are being spent on gaming video content.MORE
This week, citizens of the United States will be gathering with friends and family to celebrate the country's 243rd birthday. In typical fashion, the majority will be partaking in barbecues and watching fireworks, but an increasing amount will be eschewing the celebrations altogether. Here, we take a look at consumers' plans for the holiday and the state of patriotism in America.MORE
With the recent success of companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, plant-based proteins have entered our collective consciousness. However, the push for plant-based proteins extends far beyond burger alternatives. In fact, today's consumers can buy plant-based alternatives in chips, pasta, and even frozen meals. For both the betterment of personal health and for the betterment of the environment, American consumers are turning to plant-based proteins more often than ever. Let's take a look at plant-based protein preferences in America.MORE
As more states move to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana, consumer attitudes continue to evolve. In fact, 56% of Americans indicate that they’re in favor of legalization, while 16% admit to being cannabis consumers themselves. Of those who consume, we’re seeing increasing diversity; men, women, young, and old are all turning to cannabis as a means to reduce stress, ease aches and pains, and even diminish use of other substances like alcohol and tobacco. Here, we take a look at today’s cannabis consumer to understand who they are and what makes them tick.
Americans have always held a special place in their hearts for pets, and this continues to hold true today. However, today's pet-owners seem to be even more obsessed with their furry friends than ever before, as evidenced by continuously increasing expenditures within the category. The impetus for this growth? Look no further than Millennials. Here, we take a look a the growth of the pet industry and show how Millennials are leaving their (paw) print on the category.MORE
As consumers seek out ways to live a more healthy and balanced life, many have taken to ordering and creating their own no- and low-alcohol beverages. Though these beverages carry less alcohol content -- and, in many cases, none at all -- they make up for it with nuanced flavors and craftsmanship that is commensurate with that of traditional cocktails. In order to understand just how quickly this trend is growing, let's take a look at what consumers and trade professionals in both the U.K. and U.S. had to say about the future of non-alcoholic beverages.MORE
In recent years, consumers have become considerably more conscious about the food they purchase. Concerns ranging from the way food is produced to the ingredients that each product contains have shaped our tastes and, in turn, the products we see on the shelves. Though attitudes vary among consumers, the bread and bakery sector has persisted. However, even dietary staples like bread are subject to changing tastes. Here, we take a look at consumer attitudes, preferences, and concerns when it comes to their baked goods.MORE
The ways in which we create, consume, and share content are ever-changing, which means that brands must constantly adapt their approach in order to create the most meaningful connections with consumers. Here, we take a look at the rise of user-generated content and the impact that it provides for those who leverage it best.MORE
As consumers have come to value experiences over things, travel has seen a significant rise in popularity. As a result, consumers have come to expect more from the hotels they do business with. Whether it's making sure that the technology in each room is commensurate with their standards or looking into the local experiences that the hotel makes available to guests, travelers want more. Here, we take a look at some of the pain points involved in today's hotel experience and how brands can adjust in order to win over the next generation of travel consumers.MORE
As experiential marketers, we’ve long understood the value of making one-to-one connections with consumers. By getting closest to the customer, we’re able to educate and engage in ways that some other forms of marketing simply cannot. However, while the value of experiential has always seemed rather intuitive, it has been challenging to quantify its impact to brands. In this infographic, we take a look at consumers’ growing desire for live experiences and why experiential should be part of your marketing mix.