In October of 2015, Paul Hudson, CEO of Flex MR, published a post on LinkedIn titled Dear Focus Groups, We Need to Talk. The message to focus groups from a marketing research veteran is an important one to notice. We decided to share a few of the key points from Paul's article with you and why it matters to Package InSight.
If you haven't already noticed, shoppers are changing due to a variety of reasons including technology and market trends. Recently, Y&R's BAVLab released a new study breaking shoppers into six different "shopperstates" based on consumption habits and technology preferences. In the post, we share a simple infographic and the full report from the study. Enjoy!
Are you ready for this year's Packaging Design Matters Conference? We are excited to be apart of the conference this year with Dr. Andrew Hurley. He will be speaking at PDMC on insights in innovation. See the details about the session below.
AdAge recently published a piece on the lowdown about consumer trust issues with big, old brands. Big consumer brands are finding their products under a microscope with everything that they do. How will these companies adapt to change consumer perceptions about their products and brands?
The iconic glass Coke bottle turned 100 years old in November. Why did this design stand the test of time?
The blog post focuses on an infographic from ColourFast about the psychology of logo design. Logos are so important for branding a company, product, or service in the subconscious minds of consumers. Read the infographic below for a detailed look at how color, shape, font, and more affect the decision making process of consumers.
In this post, we share a TED Talk from Ray Burke on how stores and brands are tracking shopping behavior to make better decisions about the product mix and the customer experience. Package InSight uses many of the same tools that Ray mentions throughout the talk including eye tracking, simulated retail labs, in-store observation, and more. Enjoy!
In October, UPM Raflatac interviewed Dr. Andrew Hurley about packaging in the food industry. UPM created a white paper to detail the in-depth interview, "Unseen is Unsold." Our blog post features a few of the key points from the discussion with Dr. Hurley.
Are you ready for SouthPack 2015?!?! I know our team is ready to be in Orlando apart of one the top conferences in manufacturing, package design, and innovation.
This month, Harvard Business Review published a piece on the science of customer emotions. There is a huge opportunity for companies and brands to create an emotional connection with their customers. Companies need to approach the emotional connection as a science rather than just guesswork. In our post, we explore some of the key insights from the article.
We found a great article from Moor Insights and Strategy in Forbes about big data and IoT trends taking over the food packaging industry. Chris Wilder from MI&S outlines the typical solutions that companies are using in food packaging today. We've done some testing around this in the past, but we are very interested in continuing to explore how consumers perceive these new types of packaging.