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GOODS The third moment of truth: Why sustainable packaging became a corporate necessity

As environmental attitudes and consumer shopping habits change, packaging offers rewards for brands who demonstrate leadership on sustainability

Ipsos Update – February 2019

February’s Ipsos Update presents our latest research on global predictions for 2019, personal data and childhood obesity. We also showcase new white papers on sustainable packaging, ‘lead users’ and China’s affluent consumers.

Ipsos Update - January 2019

The first Ipsos Update of 2019 highlights recent reports on people’s (mis)perceptions of reality, global security and food. It also features new white papers on trust in media, human curation in an AI world and how technology is disrupting the customer experience.

In media we trust? How our views of the media are changing

While chants of “fake news” ring out around the world, this paper asks is there really a crisis of trust in the media?

Ipsos House: The ideal arena for uncovering the truth behind human behaviour

Three case studies from Ipsos House showcase the opportunities for investigating human responses, motivations and behaviour offered by the research facility.

Ipsos Update - December 2018

December’s edition features global reports on local infrastructure, entrepreneurialism and connected health as well as new papers on AI and corporate reputation, communication strategies and Black Friday. And to mark the end of the year, we highlight the key Ipsos polls, reports and white papers of…

YouthView: Understanding risk behaviours for meningitis among young people

While meningococcal meningitis is relatively uncommon, it is unpredictable, may progress very rapidly and can lead to death in as little as 24 hours of first symptoms.<sup>1,2</sup> According to one study, the bacteria that can cause the disease are carried asymptomatically in the…

The Behavioural Science of CPG: Disrupting the customer experience

One of the most important developments facing brands today is how digital technology is fundamentally changing customer behaviour and decision-making. This paper introduces five 'Mind Economy' trends to suggest how consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands can achieve growth in this reality.

Human Curation in an AI world

Human curation is more important than ever in an age of ‘Infobesity’ as it offers qualities that are not replicable by AI. We show how a fusion of AI synthesis and strategic human curation can help to drive business impact.

Black Friday: Shifting its Centre of Gravity

Ahead of Black Friday 2018, Tim Denison traces the history of a retail event that has evolved into a global phenomenon. But what is different now to previous years, what can retailers learn, and what shape can we expect Black Friday to take in the future?