The Meghan Markle Effect: Lessons in Brand Storytelling

Hot on the heels of Buckingham Place’s announcement about the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance predicted that the ceremony will contribute around £500 million to the British economy, primarily in tourism. This initial prognosis seemed reasonable given the fact that Prince Harry is only sixth in line to … Continue reading “The Meghan Markle Effect: Lessons in Brand Storytelling”

Mapping the Top Food & Drink Trends of 2018: Pandan

Tucked between the travel and beauty sections of the latest J. Walter Thompson “Future 100” report is an entire section dedicated to emerging trends in the food & beverage industry. Vertical farming, algorithmic food design, mood factoring – concepts that may sound like excerpts from a science-fiction script, but according to the authors, are well on their way to entering … Continue reading “Mapping the Top Food & Drink Trends of 2018: Pandan”