Human Experience

Podcasting the human experience… what we’ve been listening this week at Brand Genetics

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This week we wanted to take a pause from sharing recent trends and innovations to highlight a few of our favourite podcasts. In today’s world of bite-sized content, people are increasingly turning to podcasts and audiobooks to receive news, education, inspiration, and entertainment. With this in mind, we wanted to take this week to recommend…

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DNA-based nutrition, nutrition-by-picture and personalised vitamins… what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

890 500 Clemmie Prendergast

This week we’ve been reading about Nutrition Tech, and a few insights have caught our eye… As one of the fastest-growing and most resilient markets, the wellness economy is now worth $3.7 trillion and is showing no sign of slowing down. Loosely defined as holistic healthy living characterized by physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being,…

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How to “Be More Human”

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As an agency that believes that the future is human, we at Brand Genetics are enjoying Reebok’s 2018 latest ‘#BeMoreHuman‘ campaign starring positive female role models, including Ariana Grande, Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Gigi Hadid, Icelandic CrossFit star Katrin Davidsdottir and others. But what does #BeMoreHuman mean?  For Reebok, it means being the best possible version…

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Ancient Egypt, Skin Scanners & Algorithmic beauty… what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

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This week we’ve been reading about Beauty Tech, and a few insights have caught our eye… The beauty category is no exception when it comes to industries that have been revolutionised through advancements in technology, but before we explore this further, let’s take a look back at the modest origins of this exciting and ever-evolving…

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International Lefthander’s Day and Inclusivity…. what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

939 562 Mia Christophers

We’ve been reading all about inclusivity and embracing the needs of diverse consumers and a few encouraging insights have caught our eye…  This week, in light of National Lefthander’s Day, Oreo launched a limited-edition pack, designed to be easier for left-handers to open. The campaign highlighted the often ignored daily inconveniences left-handed people face – from…

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Breaking into cocktails and immersive dining…. what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

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This week we’ve noticed an explosion in the experience economy, and a few enticing insights have caught our eye…  The consumer hunger for unique experiences continues apace.  A recent study found that over two thirds of Americans said they would prioritise spending on experiences rather than products.  On top of this, figures show that spending…

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Spotify, Excedrin, and Empathy… what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

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This week at Brand Genetics we’ve been reading about tech-enabled empathy and a few interesting insights regarding both have caught our eye… There has been a lot of discussion and debate over whether technology poses a threat to human relationships and connections – namely whether it’s making us more lonely, less social, and gets in…

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London’s Pride March and the World Cup… what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

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We’ve been reading about everyday discrimination and a few revealing insights have caught our eye… As anyone currently in England knows, the whole nation has been indulging in an orgy of football related joy as the national team progressed in the World Cup.  Many articles written in the past week were quick to call out that…

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As the UK’s NHS turns 70, what does the future of Health look like?

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This week we’ve been reading all about health technology and a few revealing insights have caught our eye… This week celebrates the 70th Birthday of the NHS, the National Health Service, in the UK. Founded by Aneurin Bevan in 1948, it is now the largest employer in Europe and the biggest integrated health system in the…

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World Cup meets Love Island… what we’ve been reading this week at Brand Genetics

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This week at Brand Genetics we’ve been reading about two phenomena that have taken the world by storm: World Cup 2018 and Love Island. Alright, perhaps one more than the other, but a few interesting insights regarding both have caught our eye… As physical and digital realities become increasingly intertwined, brands are working to create…

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