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2017
It’s a time of fun, outdoors and playfulness for people of various ages. Even in romantic relationships there’s a nostalgia for how playful it used to be when one was young and in love. In creative expressions and communication there is a huge rise in the use of elements that playfully engage the mind, as it...
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South Africans are more and more adopting retail opportunities from other global markets and turning these opportunities to celebrate and shop unofficially. Popularity of retail opportunities such as “Black Friday” has seen more South Africans seek for retail sales, in a context that was not originally an official South African custom. South African consumers are no...
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Intense protesting has been seen on the streets, people take part in marches for everyone to see. However there are other ways of campaigning and it is happening all around us. People are coming together, adding fuel to one another’s fire so that real change can begin to happen. There is a unity of people...
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Opportunity for longer shopping hours again What worries commuters the most during the winter season, are the shorter days, as well as the risk of being mugged in the dark on their way home during the early night. Commuters can feel a bit more safer again during the spring season season commuting to and from...
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Free monthly trend report download: The August/September edition. TrendER Insights keeps you updated with the latest monthly consumer trends and insights. At the end of each month, our trend analysts compile a highlight of trends uncovered in that month. This ensures that you keep abreast of what is current in the consumer’s world as it...
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Advertising campaigns are fast moving to become in line with what the consumer prefers. Communicating better so that their campaigns will resonate better to the audience, that it is targeted towards. Gone are the times where communication is what the brand wants to portray but rather be real. Having authenticy to the consumer is the...
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We are so overwhelmed by rapid increase of information, technological advances that we’re constantly looking for new solutions and insights. Forgetting the most important element of it all. The human instinct and behavior. This is the instinctive actions, beliefs and set of values that are the core reason for people to engage or behave in...
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In Forrester’s 2017 predictions, the Audience-First approach was highlighted a lot more than in the past years. Audiences are being put at the front and centre of brand strategies vs previous ones that used to put business needs at the core. Audiences and their needs are going to be driving how marketers communicate and sell...
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The African Economic Outlook states that Africa has the youngest population in the world and that the number of young people in Africa would double by 2045. This means that the continent will have a stronger labour force making it the largest in the world, surpassing China and India. The African youth is not only...
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