World Obesity Federation Calls for Clampdown on Junk Food Ads that Target and Track Children

World Obesity Federation Calls for Clampdown on Junk Food Ads that Target and Track Children

Adverts that target children in online video games, apps, social media and other digital platforms are fuelling the obesity crisis and need to be regulated, according to a new evidence dossier published by the World Obesity Federation. Powerful targeting techniques that track children’s online behaviour – including their browsing history, location, preferences, “likes” and even their emotions […]

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

With only a few weeks to go until Mad Friday (21st December), the busiest night of the year for festive celebrations, Barclaycard’s new ‘Food for Thought’ study reveals that a restaurant’s social media presence is now more important than ever for drawing in diners at Christmas. The company, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and […]

Established Booze Brands Need to ‘Challenge the Challengers’, Says Initials

Established Booze Brands Need to ‘Challenge the Challengers’, Says Initials

Launching December 4, new research conducted by independent creative agency Initials has found alcoholic drinks consumers are switching to challenger brands in their droves, with over two thirds of respondents saying being exposed to a multitude of marketing messages was making them less loyal to established brands. The findings expose harsh truths established brands must […]

Busy Lives, On-Demand Video and Mobile Apps Increase Appetite for Food Delivery

Busy Lives, On-Demand Video and Mobile Apps Increase Appetite for Food Delivery

More people are choosing to order meals through delivery as longer and more irregular working hours coupled with busier home lives make finding time to prepare meals difficult, new research for Deliveroo has revealed. Analysis by consumer insights firm Morar HPI found that over the past six months the proportion of people ordering food for […]

New Data Analysis Uncovers Striking Differences Between Right TWIX and Left TWIX Fans

New Data Analysis Uncovers Striking Differences Between Right TWIX and Left TWIX Fans

 There comes a time in every chocolate fan’s life when they must make a profound choice: Left TWIX or Right TWIX? By utilising cutting-edge facial feature analysis and a survey questionnaire, TWIX has finally uncovered the fundamental differences between Left TWIX and Right TWIX fans. The chocolate brand asked fans to ‘deSide’ if they […]

Millennials’ Focus on Healthy Eating Fuels the Free-From Segment, According to Future Thinking

Millennials’ Focus on Healthy Eating Fuels the Free-From Segment, According to Future Thinking

New research into UK shoppers’ attitudes towards free-from food and drink has revealed that younger consumers choose it as part of a healthy lifestyle choice, rather than due to allergies or intolerances. The study, conducted by research agency Future Thinking, questioned a representative sample of 2,000 Brits and found that almost half (43%) of 16-34-year […]

Budweiser Won the Social Media World Cup, According to MediaCom North

Budweiser Won the Social Media World Cup, According to MediaCom North

Budweiser is the brand that won the social media World Cup, according to data from MediaCom North. With the tournament over after France were victorious, it was the famous beer brand’s #ManoftheMatch content that saw it score with fans on social media. MediaCom North tracked engagement and sentiment on Twitter throughout the World Cup, ranking […]

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