SNAPSHOT: TRENDS AND HEADLINES TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on April 27, 2018

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Are you looking for a quick dose of industry trends and headlines?

Our Research and Insights Team has rounded up can't miss articles and hot trends you want to check out -- all in one handy snapshot.

 


Gen Z Attitudes; Ride Shares; Ethical Beauty - The numbers you need to know today. (eMarketer)

 

When A 50-Pound Bag Of Candy Shows Up…

Amazon today announced the new Echo Dot Kids Edition with FreeTime services, which is aimed at kids ages 5 to 12. Though like the regular Echo Dot, it comes with a protective rubber case, kid-friendly content and parental controls. Read on, kiddo. (The Verge)

 

What’s Up With Mother’s Day Shopping

What consumers are buying, who’s spending more, where they’re shopping and where the search begins. BTW, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13. You’re welcome.  Read on. (MediaPost)

 

Refreshing Fashion

Pepsi Announces Art of Football Streetwear Capsule Collection: Umbro, Le Specs, New Era, Anteater and Boohoo will carry the collection's football-inspired pieces. Thirsty for more? Click this. (WWD)

 

Hey, This McFlurry Tastes Different

The fast-food giant opened its ground-floor restaurant inside its new Chicago headquarters on Wednesday, April 25, on Randolph Street, home to many of the city’s hottest restaurants. In order to fit into the trendy West Loop neighborhood, the new restaurant will serve a rotating menu of special items found at the chain’s restaurants in other countries. That includes cheese- and bacon-loaded fries from Australia, a McSpicy chicken sandwich from Hong Kong and a McFlurry Prestigio from Brazil. Dig in. (Eater)

 

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