Big Brands Experiment with NFTs, and a look to the Future

Summary: Branded NFTs offer passionate customers collectible virtual goods that generate brand engagement, unlock new experiences, foster a passionate community, add new revenue, and will be critical assets for upcoming virtual worlds. With quarantine reducing the number of people visiting stores or attending events, humans … Continue readingBig Brands Experiment with NFTs, and a look to the Future

The Future of Social Audio: Startups, Roadmap, Business Models, and a Forecast

This market forecast includes an overview and contains predictions of the rapidly growing social audio market. I have been a technology industry analyst in relevant markets like social media and the sharing economy for over a decade at tech research firms. What Is Social Audio? … Continue readingThe Future of Social Audio: Startups, Roadmap, Business Models, and a Forecast

Device Review: Which Wearables are Worth Your Wellness Investment?

In this post, my firm, Kaleido Insights analysts review three wearable devices: Apple Watch Series 6, Oura Ring, and Whoop Band. by Jeremiah Owyang, Jessica Groopman and Jaimy Szymanski The wearable industry is booming as technological advancements race to meet emergent health needs. But, how … Continue readingDevice Review: Which Wearables are Worth Your Wellness Investment?

Hunger Games: Who’s Winning the Food Delivery War?

Market analysis of Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats, Amazon Prime Now, Walmart Grocery, Acme and other global players. Due to COVID, the stay at home economy has been growing as people shift to on-demand grocery and home restaurant delivery, statistics bear this out: COVID Effect: Online … Continue readingHunger Games: Who’s Winning the Food Delivery War?

Study: The Secret to Sustainable Remote Work Can Be Found in a Connected Culture

One Liner: As a research analyst, I partnered with RingCentral to survey 4,000 remote workers on their mood, social interactions, wellbeing, productivity and more. How Are You Holding Up? That’s exactly the question we asked 4,000 remote workers in a recent survey to find out how they’re … Continue readingStudy: The Secret to Sustainable Remote Work Can Be Found in a Connected Culture

How Digital Fitness Companies Are Thriving During 2020

Because of COVID, gyms were forced to close their doors. Regular gym-goers have been seeking other ways to keep up their weight training and fitness regimens. Then there are those people who hadn’t concerned themselves much with being healthy and in shape before they found … Continue readingHow Digital Fitness Companies Are Thriving During 2020