Posts tagged "consumer culture"
Brands need to speak to consumers with new resonance

Brands need to speak to consumers with new resonance

Two weeks ago we released our latest trend report called “Closed Wallets Closed Minds”. The report describes the new climate of anti-consumerism and asks the question if the consumption fatigue is genuine or if we are only on a pause between mad bouts of bag-filling. –Brands must either get used to the idea of a...
Lonely at the top no more

Lonely at the top no more

Towards the end of his life the American psychologist Abraham Maslow revisited the theory that had made him so very famous. In the ‘Hierarchy of Needs’ (1943) Maslow taught us, that we – as individuals and as civilisation – would climb various stages until we finally reach what he called ‘self-actualization’. On this elevated and...
New bulletin - I shop therefore I am

New bulletin – I shop therefore I am

I’m proud to announce the new David Report bulletin called “I shop therefore I am”. In this issue we are looking into the world of consumer culture from different point of views; ethical, social, political, economical and humanistic. Shopping has turned into a lifestyle. We consume as leisure and a way to pass time. But...