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The traditional formality of workplace culture continues to decline

The Hamster Wheel Standing Desk was built in San Francisco by Will Doenlen, a developer at Instructables, and Robb Godshaw,

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5 Trends Set to Shape the Black Haircare Market in the Next 5 Years

In 2014, it is estimated that market value of haircare products formulated for Black consumers or specifically marketed to Black

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Brazil provides blueprint for e-commerce in Latin America

Earlier this month the CEO of Walmart Mexico and Central America Scot Rank announced that the e-commerce market in Mexico

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4 innovative ways Bar Soap is revolutionising bath time

While Liquid Soap has grown in popularity over time around the world, the classic Bar Soap takes first place in

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A $500 million argument for more diverse characters in toys and media

Doc McStuffins is sending a message to all kids out there - anyone can be a doctor. Sounds like an

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Walk this way: cell phones only lane

According to an article on China People’s Daily, the city of Chongqing in China has installed a sidewalk with two

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Brands who bring recess to our everyday lives can benefit from a little playtime

Have any of you found yourself needing to take timeouts from the news these days? It seems like we can’t

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Are new TfL rules a taste of a cashless society to come?

Transport for London (TfL) is planning to launch a public consultation on making card payment facilities mandatory in London black

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Innovation adding muscle to the dairy industry

Forget juice diets - Brits are going back to basics as protein, a tradition staple in a balanced diet, is

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Thought Bubble: Apple Pay

Thought Bubble is a regular feature on the Mintel blog highlighting multiple viewpoints on one topic from Mintel’s team of

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