Beauty trends

Reading Time: 4 minutes Beauty trends is a bit tricky – there are generational and cultural aspects to beauty and standards. I’ve tried to tease out elements that will ripple around the world. Digital Beauty Chinese women use Meitu and other beauty apps to present the best versions of themselves with a virtual makeover. This goes from skin quality, … Read moreBeauty trends

Immediacy as a problem

Reading Time: 7 minutes Immediacy is a relatively recent phenomena for consumers. It has changed the work and personal lives of consumers. It has eroded the barrier between work life and home life. It has redefined our support networks and friendships. Before I wrote this post, I had conversation with a friend working on a project in Singapore who’d … Read moreImmediacy as a problem

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Streetwear Is Driving Innovation in Hardware | HYPEBEAST Ralph Lauren’s CMO on retelling its brand story to ‘reach the kid looking for Supreme’ | The Drum – “We’ve marketed those in a very bespoke, very direct way to newer audiences. We can market on one hand to someone who’s been into the brand for … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Peepy and Mother Lee take influence to the next level Yet another way of landing the same Burger King message: Burger King’s flame-grilled glasses are too hot to handle | Creativepool  This Adobe marketing gimmick was going around a lot of the people that I know – Creative Types  Great economic analysis on China from … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

The Apple – Qualcomm deal post

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Apple and Qualcomm deal ceased legal hostilities and lots of people have kicked around theories. But no one seems to definitively know what happened. And what the implications are for Apple. If Apple was on such a sticky wicket, why didn’t it make a deal with Qualcomm earlier? A judge had asked them to … Read moreThe Apple – Qualcomm deal post