Richard Cope
Richard is a Senior Trends Consultant, bringing the latest consumer trends to Mintel clients through bespoke presentations and represents Mintel at global conferences.

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Expert Blog

A new cradle of innovation

A New Cradle of Innovation?

Far from being sitting targets for western food and drink brands, the BRIC countries are launching their own flavours and brands on to the international market.

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Observations

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Computer Grannies Club

A Japanese octogenarian is teaching her fellow seniors to embrace technology.Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting On the Road

The FBI’s mobile criminal identification tools could help consumers in future.Rolling along2

Rolling Along

A new generation of Americans have the roller skating bug.it bag 2

The It Bag

Paper shopping bags from designer labels are a must have accessory in designer-crazy Korea.shop and watch

Shop and Watch

iPad docks in grocery carts can entertain us, remind us, babysit and ensure a healthier diet.