Bra straps, revealing skirts, hiphop jewelry and rap snacks: the latest crazes in Japan and the US.
‘Native’ Asian restaurant chains that may well make it big: cases and ideas from Hong Kong , Bangkok and The Philippines.
We weren’t the only ones that liked Neighborhoodies’ über-local hooded sweatshirts; they’ve done extremely well in the year and a half after we first featured them in the newsletter. And the idea still holds global promise!
Automated convenience stores / vending machines, from Paris to Washington.
Providing credit to low-income consumers: an innovative approach to retail banking in Mexico.
Smart, new concepts focused on women, including new ideas and concepts at Citibank, Home Depot, Tomboytools and Lego.
In-game advertising: another step towards the omni-presence of brands. McDonald’s, Nokia and Brawls are showing the way.