The Holidays are here! We’re officially into the holiday season, so we thought we’d do a quick snapshot of a few related topics to see what’s shaping up in the holiday […]
Welcome to Coordinates 10.18 We hope you’ll find at least one insight to inspire you to action. And in honor of Halloween next week, as a Treat to inspire a […]
A few food trends that caught my eye walking the streets and the aisles of Portland. My main observation was that the food industry continues to innovate on the spectrum of healthy and indulgence, playing off to macro trends.
Portland is one of my favorite places to visit to see what’s happening in food & beverage, the craft/artisan space, and retail innovation. I tend to find more interesting innovation […]
Only 1 in 10 consumers like the idea of smart assistant devices shopping for them. At the beginning of this year, 1 in 6 Americans had a digital assistant in […]
Welcome to Coordinates 09.18 As we pulled together this month’s newsletter, a few themes emerged. The first on Brand for Good, a topic we’ve been promoting and covering for the […]
Driven by Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bias. Every innovation event I attended this year spoke of the importance of diversity in the innovation process, not only to bring divergent thinking to produce better solutions, but also to ensure innovators consider a broader range of consumers in building their solutions. This idea […]