Newsletter Archives: August 2014

HO HO HO in a heatwave!

How do you research Christmas gift pack designs half way through the year during some unusually hot weather? Never one to shy away from a challenge, we went all out to re-create Christmas of course! We believed that by making Christmas a tangible theme for participants, it would maximise effectiveness of the research. To do… Read more »

The fascination of cultural and social differences

Always a joy to view international fieldwork and see cultural differences emerge.  The Dutch continue to fascinate me with their pragmatic and modest outlook…hesitant at projecting success, their courage, honesty and ability to hold opinion-fuelled debates and their punctuality of arriving for discussion groups! In our recent research it was captivating to explore the differences… Read more »

Work starts on our next Lunch & Learn

At One-MS we never stand still. For this year’s Lunch and Learn topic we have chosen Upward Influencers. We have enlisted the aid of a Clinical Psychologist to help get us closer to the minds of our family audience aiding weight to our thinking around human behaviour. We are very excited about this new development… Read more »

Is your brand thinking about its innovation pipeline for 2016 and beyond?

It’s about this time of year when brand planning has finished and companies are turning their attention to their brand plans for 2016 and beyond. Our Concept Kitchen methodology is a superb tool for optimising and prioritising a breadth of early stage NPD. Sometimes innovation research can leave you with more questions than answers. Our… Read more »

One-MS goes intrepid

One-MS joined forces with a raft of other marketing agencies as part of Pizza Hut’s marketing review & team building day. Pizza Hut has spent the last 12 months optimising & evolving its estate and we have supported them on this journey, ensuring consumer insight is firmly at the heart of the strategy. As part… Read more »

One-MS celebrates 10 years

Hard to believe,  but we are ten years old, so we celebrated informally with cake, bubbles and bunting!  From humble beginnings we now are a team of 10 strong with a solid point of view on what it takes to create resilient brands, and some great bespoke tools and techniques to help furnish our clients… Read more »