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He who knows the consumer best, wins.

We use all available tools to understand our target consumers – their attitudes, behaviors and emotional triggers – and we use those insights to inform our strategy and creativity.

Does Your Agency Have Courage?

Does Your Agency Have Courage?

“Have a little courage, that’s all.” – The Cowardly Lion. Having recently relocated to offices in South Bethlehem, we are fortunate to start each day with a majestic view of the former Bethlehem Steel plant, which is now the Steel Stacks and Sands Casino. I can’t help...

Supplement Trends Move from Humans to Pets

Supplement Trends Move from Humans to Pets

Pets have always been treated as part of the family, but in the last 30 years man’s best friend and our other furry loved ones have etched themselves even deeper into hearts. Market research firm Packaged Facts expects pet product sales to grow 8% from $55 billion in...

A Consumer Preference for Purpose

A Consumer Preference for Purpose

If you go to any professional sporting event, you will see a venue dotted with signage touting corporate partners, from soft drink companies to car manufacturers to apparel brands. Local service providers, such as real estate agents and restoration services, are also...

How Does A Brand Survive in 2020?

How Does A Brand Survive in 2020?

It’s no revelation that social issues have become an increasingly hot topic over the past months. Brands face a fundamental reordering of priorities during a global pandemic and societal outcry over systemic racism and injustice. Brands have been pushed to the...

Renewing the Value of Expertise

Renewing the Value of Expertise

YouTube, Pinterest, influencers, and even TikTok have helped an entire generation learn to become DIYers. But, while Do It Yourself (DIY) content is the perfect solution for learning how to create your own homemade face mask or for troubleshooting a pesky garbage...

The Return of Local

The Return of Local

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on the psyche of people around the world, causing many of us to rethink our priorities. One trend that has gained even more traction is to “buy local.” We always want what we can’t have, which was made abundantly...

We’re Open for Business… Are You?

We’re Open for Business… Are You?

To be honest, business will take a long time to get back to normal. The right question now is not how soon will it end, but how do we continue? Talking about and promoting a business or brand amid a health crisis is a delicate matter right now. Is it acceptable for...

5 Consumer Trends Affecting the Pet Food Category

5 Consumer Trends Affecting the Pet Food Category

Pet spending in the U.S. has risen every year since 1994, and is projected to reach upwards of $100 billion by the end of this year, per a study from APPA. Pet food and treats is by far the largest spending category, making up more than 30% of sales. Consumers are...