A smart speaker that argues like family…virtual assistant devices that understand your mood at any moment you wish to speak with and use them – budding futurists are predicting these 2019 consumer technology trends and more as part of a new report from Ericsson’s ConsumerLab consumer research division. The new report, logically titled the 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2019 is based on the insights and predictions of 5, 097 global advanced internet users in metro markets that demographically represent nearly 34 million early technology adopters.
New research into what frustrates consumers when shopping in a retail store may give us a clue as to why brick-and-mortar retail is struggling – while online retailers are growing. Market research firm Capgemini asked consumers what they thought was a simple question that would elicit a simple answer. Little did they know that shoppers were only too happy to list the multiple reasons why they are frustrated with the retail shopping experience today.
See this latest research showing where retail is “dropping the ball”… [Read more…] about Why Consumers Don’t Like to Shop at Retail Anymore
From The Stratecon Group
Marketing is changing in fundamental ways. That is not a theory…that is a fact. And if you’re still marketing your goods and services the way you always have – using traditional interruption marketing tools & agencies…you are losing ground to more savvy competitors who have embraced the new tools and techniques of engagement marketing.
AdAge.com recently published an article called Seven B-To-B Marketing Trends That Will Shape 2015, that agrees with our premise of the changing nature of marketing…and highlights trends taking place in the market now…
See more about the 7 trends in marketing you should be taking advantage of now… [Read more…] about 7 Trends That Will Influence Marketing in 2015
A new survey from Cohn & Wolfe – and discussed on MarketingCharts.com – suggests a possible sea change in the expectations of your customers as to the behavior of your company. We’ve seen some other similar surveys…and if you haven’t gotten clued in to this yet – well read on, the results may surprise you…
Do you REALLY know what your customers expect of you? Check out the results below… [Read more…] about Do You REALLY Know What Kind of Behavior Your Customers Expect of You?
At the CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis earlier this month, the event’s keynote presentation was by the well-known physicist, author, and TV personality Michio Kaku who presented his rather dramatic view of the future – complete with a rash of technology predictions. Kaku’s presentation covered a lot of ground including military technology, the home of the future, the office of the future, future medical technology, and even the future of car technology.