Emotional intelligence is what separates man from machine. Get it right, and we can connect with anyone in a genuine way, generate whole new industries, and not just survive the automation revolution, but thrive within it.
This month, big brands experiment with novel sustainability models, healthy eating trends and alcohol-free cocktails. Meanwhile, startups push the envelope, swapping alt ‘milks’ for camel ice cream and alcohol-lite for cannabidiol-rich concoctions.
We all want to live in a beautiful, effortless world, where everything works like it was made just for us. It’s not surprising, then, that Design Thinking is having a resurgence.
We spoke to global packaging leaders Amcor, about the challenges of creating innovations that work for entire industries and Amcor’s pledge to make all its packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025.
Oxford Pharmascience’s newest innovation, Ellactiva, recently relaunched as a complete health and wellness supplement with new ingredients, proposition and packaging.
When it comes to innovation, everyone’s looking for a breakthrough.
We spoke to Fossil to understand how they’re using data and insight to fuel innovation, and reinvent itself as a leader in wearable tech.
Disruption is the innovation ‘word of the moment’. So how can big brands innovate against new players in the game?
Sara Trechman, Co-Founder of healthy snack brand Well&Truly, explains what innovation means to her and what it means to embrace change.
Mess-free facemasks, interactive sustainability apps and a new way to consume media all came to light last month in our January edition of Innovation in Action
With sustainability rating highly on consumer agenda’s in 2018 new forms of packaging and production are in the spotlight.
We met with James Hand, co-founder of sustainable shopping app Giki, to understand his story, the challenges for app-based startups and the ethos behind the brand.
How do you stand out in a booming market? Our insights showed consumers saw For Goodness Shakes choices and packaging confusing – so what could be done to increase stand out at shelf?
We spoke to April Preston, Executive Head of Food Innovation at Harrods, about innovation, experiential shopping, and the store’s exciting new food hall.
Is the notion of Surprise for Generation Z dead? Happen UK MD, Suzanne Robinson, shares her thoughts with Food Matters Live.
We met with Ugly Drinks, to learn about how they innovate, the challenge for smaller brands in the industry and rolling with the punches…
How do you really create value to wow if time and attention has become our most precious commodity?
How can you make food shopping easier for consumers on the move?
As they move from childhood to adolescence, the decisions Gen Z make will have a massive impact on us all. So how can brands get into the head of Gen Z?
Bas Smit, head of Global Marketing at Barry Callebaut, explains how B2B companies can play a leading role in consumer product innovation.
Every business needs to be ready for what the future brings. But in our fast-changing world, gazing into the crystal ball is daunting.
We spoke to Rebecca Haigh, Head of Innovation at Heineken, to get to the heart of what makes successful innovation.
Maintaining a presence on the shelves of discounters means cutting prices and margins, or making a compromise on the size or quality that your product offers.
Innovation doesn’t exist without insight. So what happens in an Insight Hack? Well, before it starts, we have to address the problem at hand.
Last week, Happen Innovation Agency’s co-founder Costas spoke with Business Connections Live about innovation within business, and in particular, its influence upon business growth.
Arun Prabhu, global category director at Arla Foods, spoke to Happen on creating innovations that succeed in the market.
What does it take to deliver 4 billion dollars in incremental value through successful FMCG product launches?
Getting into the habit of decoding the insights behind hit new products and ad campaigns helps you hone your own skills. So how can you get started?
Innovation can take many forms. Sometimes it just comes down to the power of a good story.