CultureWaves Q3: Blockchain Transparency

Blockchain technology—basically a process of recording and linking transactions together— was born from cryptocurrency. When the latter debuted online, the thing that made it special, the thing that set it apart was the blockchain. So, why is this important to … Read More

CultureWaves Q3: The New Era of Vending

2018 is an era of unprecedented convenience. Brands are going out of their way to get to the consumer faster and more directly—as seen in this example from Pizza Hut, where autonomy, artificial intelligence and delivery methods are all used … Read More

CultureWaves Q3: 2023: A Moon Odyssey

It’s not an optical illusion. Space really is closer than ever before. The physical distance might remain the same, but technological advances have closed the access gap between our Earth and the vast expanse of space. Governments no longer hold … Read More

CultureWaves Q3: Counterculture: The Brand

Some of my earliest memories are ghost stories, scary movies, fairy tales, and folklore–the type of subjects that terrace the edges of the darker side of the human psyche. Even when I was scared, that feeling of perhaps stumbling upon … Read More

CultureWaves Q3: Designer Genes

Designer Genes is a topic in our current quarterly report, which you can download here. My sister and dad have a favorite pastime—one that occupies them whenever they are together. On more than one occasion, I’ve walked in on them … Read More

The Reluctant Adult

We all agree adulting is hard. Even the memes agree. I recently saw a social media post that said, “The horrifying moment when you’re looking for an adult but then realize that you are an adult. So you look for … Read More

The Evolving Experience of Shopping at Amazon

“Amazon’s push into trying to create a unique new retail experience may persuade other traditional retailers to begin organizing their products in a similar fashion, showing consumers what other consumers are attracted to, purchasing and yearning for—versus what the brand … Read More

CultureWaves Q2: Toxic Fandom

Toxic Fandom is a topic in our current quarterly report, which you can download here. The feeling of connecting with a movement, an entertainment franchise, or a trend can be a powerful experience when you become emotionally invested. The passion … Read More

CultureWaves To Appear at Beyond Data Summit

SPRINGFIELD (September 5, 2018)—CultureWaves® (culturewaves.net) has announced it is participating in the upcoming BEYOND DATA seminar, produced in conjunction with The Springfield Business Journal. The event will be held on Friday, September 21 from 7:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at … Read More

CultureWaves Q2: Super Beyond Foods

Super Beyond Foods is a topic in our current quarterly report, which you can download here. When you hear the term “superfoods,” you might think of fresh vegetables, exotic fruits and hard-to-pronounce herbal ingredients found in a vitamin bottle. These … Read More