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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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Amazon Fire phone faces an uphill battle despite the price drop

Amazon announced on September 8 that it would sell its Fire Phone for 99 cents for consumers who opted for

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Festivals 2014: A summer of high tech

Big-name music festivals are an adventure for the senses. Those who have gone to these festivals – and there are

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Beauty in the eye of the consumer: Asian beauty and personal care market review

This month’s Market Review looks at beauty and personal care in Asia. Source: Mintel Market Sizes The marketing interest in Asia usually

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Apple Watch - The new must have or will consumer interest tick on by?

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook could barely hide his excitement as he unveiled the first truly new product under his leadership

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