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As we race to the finish line of 2014, we’re also starting to look to what’s next. At JWTIntelligence, our 10 Trends and later 100 Things to Watch have traditionally marked this transition. This year, in the spirit of newness—new branding, new CEO, new worldwide director of JWTIntelligence (that’s me)—we’re switching things up a little. […]

Edible Packaging, Heads-Up Movement and Haptic Technology—just a few items from our annual list of 100 Things to Watch for the year ahead. With the Winter Olympics in Sochi, FIFA World Cup in Brazil and first commercial space flight, 2014 promises a lot of things to watch. Our list spotlights developments around these major events […]

Adult Playgrounds, Chia Seeds and Instant-Erase Apps—just a few items from our annual list of 100 Things to Watch for the year ahead. It’s a wide-ranging compilation that reflects developments that are bubbling up across sectors, including travel, technology, food, retail and sustainability. As always, many of our Things to Watch are tech-centric, including the […]

-Obama’s victory in the U.S. presidential race points to “tectonic demographic shifts in American society,” as The Wall Street Journal reports. -Economic growth will slow over the new few decades as the globe’s population ages, according to a new OECD report. -While Latin America’s middle class is expanding, its societies aren’t yet middle-class, reports The Economist. -A […]

-The Financial Times reports on rising fears about the impact of spiking food prices, especially in developing countries. -USA Today reports on a new study examining the life stage dubbed “emerging adulthood,” as well as a study that finds more 20- and even 30-something Americans are moving back in with their parents. -Newsweek reports on […]

July 10, 2012

Honey

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Honey, on our list of 100 Things to Watch in 2012, has been popping up not only in more foods but in alcohol too. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, launched in 2011, “has taken the industry by storm,” Forbes recently reported; earlier this year Jim Beam introduced a Red Stag Honey Tea flavor. And the age-old drink […]

Booking agents across the globe may soon be adopting social seating—one of our 100 Things to Watch in 2012—allowing ticket buyers to overlay the social graph and handpick desirable seating arrangements. In a program similar to that of KLM Royal Dutch Airline’s Meet & Seat, Malaysia Airlines now gives fliers the chance to choose neighbors […]

Why has the electric car revolution stalled? A short while ago, it seemed almost inevitable. Surely, egged on by the recession, Middle East instability and mounting concerns about global warming, the world would start shifting from polluting gas-guzzlers to clean-driving EVs. But sales of the Nissan Leaf, the best-selling electric car, totaled only 27,000 units […]

In describing Smarter Check-ins, one of our 100 Things to Watch in 2012, we highlighted Qantas’ use of RFID-enabled frequent flier cards that function as boarding passes. Further simplifying check-in, the Australian airline now offers RFID-enabled baggage tags as well, linking luggage with the flier’s flight info to ensure proper handling. Elsewhere, France’s Toulouse-Blagnac airport […]

Food marketers are getting pushed into an ever tighter corner as anxiety about the obesity epidemic rises. Governments are ramping up the pressure, with new regulations and taxes. In Ireland, for example, the Broadcasting Authority is seeking to stop the advertising of high-fat cheeses to children. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has generated headlines for […]


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