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Painting the Financial Portrait

Aussies' tax time anticipation and spending splurges.

Healthcare Hurdles: Understanding Australian's latest cos...

This April, Australian household will face a 3.03% increase in private health insurance premiums, approved by Health Minister Mark Butler after a higher 6% hike was initially rejected.

Smart Shopping: How Australians stretch their dollar and ...

In the wake of rising grocery prices and ever-pressing cost of living, Australian consumers are adopting a more frugal approach to shopping, seeking greater value for every dollar spent.

2024 Gender Pay Gap Report

We are committed to closing our gender pay gap and ensuring we have a balanced representation of men and women in leadership positions. The following report provides an overview of our Australian G...

The pulse of Australian families: Gearing up for Back-To-...

Back to school time for Australian families is here, bringing with it unique challenges. Families face a complex preparation landscape in 2024.

dentsu X Motivations: The Blueprint for Brand Success

Motivations: The Blueprint for Brand Success delves deeper into human behaviour, tailored specifically to five industries. These tailored insights provide practical, real-world examples designed to...

Australians in 2024

As we step into 2024, we're eager to gauge the pulse of Australians at the dawn of a new year. We aim to understand their sentiments, expectations, and concerns as they navigate the complexities of...

Future of Entertainment

In a world on the brink of an entertainment revolution, 'The Future of Entertainment' takes you on an illuminating journey beyond 2030. Get ready to witness the breathtaking transformation of enter...

Dentsu Creative 2024 Trends Report

Dentsu Creatives' marketing trends report for 2024 acts as a playbook for optimism in the advertising and marketing industry, to help guide the design of the futures we want and need. 

2024 Media Trends: The Pace of Progress

In the swiftly evolving world of media, maintaining a competitive edge is paramount, and dentsu's 2024 media trends report equips you for what lies ahead. For 14 years, dentsu's annual media trends...

Retail Evolution 2023

This report is an evolution of the Future of Retail, reviewing the events of 2022 and the future implications for retail success and innovation in 2023 and beyond. In this climate of geopolitical a...

Finance DNA | The future of finance & payments

In the last few years, we've faced global political uncertainty, we've dealt with the disruption of a pandemic, and we are now coping with a spiraling cost of living crisis.   In this new global re...

Future of Work

The most-asked questions about the future of work focus on the role of humans vs machines and automation vs augmentation.  Until recently these questions would have been asked through the lense of ...

Future of Automotive

In the Future of Automotive report, we explore the 3 key drivers of disruption for the industry: ACES (autonomous, connected, electric, shared), data and collaboration. Consumer's concerns, expecta...

Dentsu Interactive dashboard | DISCUS: Dentsu Intelligenc...

Over the last few months, dentsu intelligence has been hard at work to bring to you an all new and improved version of the DISCUS dashboard. Access to never seen before data points, improved functi...

Creative Trends 2023: A Tale of New Cities

Traditionally, trend reports point the way forward to a bold and exciting new future. Where innovation unlocks exciting new possibilities for humanity, and where we move inexorably and inevitably f...

Consumer 2023

The past couple of years have been incredibly volatile and we continue to live in a very uncertain economic and geopolitical context, one in which consumers have experienced a roller-coaster of emo...

Consumer 2023: Infographics

The past couple of years have been incredibly volatile and we continue to live in a very uncertain economic and geopolitical context, one in which consumers have experienced a roller-coaster of emo...

Future of Travel

The Future of Travel is a research report which explores the now and next of the travelling industry and the movements and attitudes among Australian and global consumers in the post pandemic decad...

Marketing A Better Future

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important consideration for consumers across the Asia Pacific region, and as the need to take action grows, it is becoming necessary for businesses to shi...
dentsu Gaming

dentsu Gaming: For the Game 2022

In our new deep dive on gaming, we build upon the fusion of consumer panel data from dentsu Consumer Connection System (CCS) with gaming data from GWI to explore the gaming culture and how brands c...

Reading the Room – dentsu’s latest consumer insights rese...

From an intensive survey across a panel of 2,052 people, we ask everyday Australians what their concerns are and the changing attitudes and behaviours in response to the tricky economic landscape. ...

Future Focus 2022: The New Intersection of Media

Constant adaptation is a reality of our current times, the continual need to react, adapt, and respond to unparalleled change in our world, our industry, and most importantly in ourselves. 

Global Ad Spend Forecasts January 2022

dentsu ad spend forecasts show global growth of 9.2% in 2022, with the advertising market reaching US$745.0 billion, exceeding the 2019 pre-pandemic spend levels by US$117.2 billion. 2022 builds on...

Dentsu’s Data Consciousness Project uncovers how Australi...

dentsu’s Data Consciousness Project examines how consumers feel about businesses accessing and leveraging their personal data. The study surveys 20,000 people from across 14 countries in Asia Pacif...
Thinking Humans Podcast

The Future of Data

In this episode the Dentsu team focus on data consciousness or how we feel about brands using our data. Future marketing will centre around customer relationships that are built on data and Dentsu ...

The Future of Entertainment - from dentsu Intelligence

This is an information piece based on research from various sources. A compendium of trends and insights designed to arm our clients with intelligence on The Future of Entertainment. We are on a tr...

The Future of Retail - from dentsu Intelligence

The Future of Retail – ANZ Edition is an information piece which explores the global trends identified in our dentsu Shopper DNA: The Future of Retail, from a local perspective, examining the overa...

The Future of Food - from dentsu Intelligence

This is an information piece based on research from various sources. A compendium of trends and insights designed to arm our clients with intelligence on The Future of Food. Food is the thread in o...

The Future of Finance - from dentsu Intelligence

The Future of Personal Finance is an information piece based on research from various sources. A compendium of trends and insights designed to arm our clients with intelligence on the new financial...

The Future of Wellness - from dentsu Intelligence

With 38% of Australians associating health and wellness to success, every brand now needs to think like a wellness brand. The concept of health has expanded to include not only physical, but mental...

Media Trends 2022

The world is recovering from the pandemic and adapting to new ways of life, both in changed habits and behaviours, but also new rules for businesses to navigate to continue to prosper.  Necessity i...

The Cookieless World - A Guide for the New Era of Digital...

As the clock is ticking on third-party cookies, our report cuts through the ambient noise to help you prepare for the cookieless world.
COVID-19

iProspect | Where has spontaneity shifted to in a world c...

In this report, we look how since COVID Australians want to be secure and stable. But a regulated world suffocates spontaneity of choice, activity and purchasing.

Data Consciousness Project

The DCP is an annual study examining the relationship between Australians and the data they produce. The study draws on insights from the global dentsu 2020 Digital Society index (DSI), a survey of...

Carat | Gen Z in View

Born between 1997 and 2012, Gen Z is a young generation already defined by greatness. In this report, we take a deeper look at this complex generation to better understand them on a human level, an...

Executive Summary | Dentsu 2030 Consumer Vision

Prior to COVID-19, dentsu began charting the long-term consumer trends that would shape the next decade for our industry. As brands respond, recover and pivot, we’ve updated our analysis to present...

Merkle 2021 Customer Experience Imperatives

As data and technology advancements emerge at an ever-increasing pace - and consumer expectations follow suit - it's no longer all about the CMO. The 2021 Merkle Customer Imperatives are a guide fo...

dentsu Ad Spend January 2021

Our January 2021 Ad Spend report reveals ad spend and growth forecasts across 59 markets, indexed for reference and analysed by our experts.
COVID-19

2020 | A Year In Review

2020 was a roller coaster of activity, presenting new challenges, emotions and fears for Australians. This latest report from dentsu Intelligence analyses data from our 2020 Discus Weekly Tracker t...
COVID-19

iProspect | 5 things affecting Australians in 2021

In this report, we look at the five top trends affecting Australians and the impact on their behaviours, and what brands can do to change, evolve and respond.

2020 CMO Study | Australian Insights

Dentsu’s 2020 CMO Study drew on insights from 1,361 CMOs from across 12 markets, including Australia. Here you’ll find a snapshot of some of the Australian-specific insights.

CMO Survey 2020 | Into the Unknown

What leading strategies are Frontier CMOs pursuing to guide their brands towards recovery and growth? Discover more in the latest edition of our annual CMO survey, the largest of its kind.
COVID-19

Our thinking: The future of the home

The iProspect ‘Covid Context Series’ provides actionable insights into key categories and consumers that will affect marketing and advertising spend. In this second report, we discuss the hermit cu...

Isobar CX Study 2020

Isobar’s 2020 Customer Experience Study has found a rise of ‘Creative Experience’ in response to Covid-19 – a new approach to customer experience focused on building brand differentiation through e...
COVID-19

Our thinking: Reshaping millennials attitudes and spendin...

The iProspect ‘Covid Context Series’ provides actionable insights into key categories and consumers that will affect marketing and advertising spend. In this first report, we uncover the huge behav...
COVID-19

dentsu Consumer Intelligence Study October 2020

The latest dentsu Consumer Intelligence study analyses 22 weeks’ worth of survey data on how Australians are thinking and feeling, and examines emerging consumer trends in response to Covid-19. Fro...
dentsu Commerce

The Total Commerce Playbook

The latest thinking from our US team explores the path brands need to take to have a complete commerce offering, and what pillars an organisation can build a ‘total commerce’ proposition on.
COVID-19

Our Thinking | August Consumer Intelligence Study

Australians were confident that the worst was behind us when a new wave of COVID-19 cases in Victoria left the country once again in fear. In this report, our Intelligence Team looks at how the eve...
COVID-19

Our Thinking: July Consumer Intelligence Study

In this latest report, we analyse the behavioural shifts of Australians over the last three months and explore how things have changed since Victoria moved into a second lockdown.
Intelligence

Our Thinking: Isobar's Uplift Series

Isobar has recently been called out by Gartner for its capability uplift skills. To help businesses build out their own internal digital capability, Isobar's Technical Director, Christian Brenner, ...
COVID-19

dentsu | Consumer Intelligence Report (April/May 2020)

How are Australians really feeling about life in the new normal? Our intelligence team are running a weekly consumer insights tracker to gauge the evolving consumer landscape. This document provide...
COVID-19

dentsu | Consumer and cultural shifts

In this report, we examine the consumer and cultural shifts occurring in Australia due to COVID-19 and which trends will remain afterwards.
COVID-19

Our Thinking | Consumer Intelligence Study Recovery Navig...

As Australia moves towards recovery, people continue to navigate the changes in mindset and lifestyle imposed by COVID-19. We are coming out of months of isolation and into another unknown reality....

Techlash or Techlove?

Consumption of digital media has rocketed in recent months, sparked by a desire to use technology to satisfy fundamental human needs to relax, connect with friends & family, to learn and to sta...
COVID-19

Deep Dive | Consumer Intelligence Study

As Australia moves towards recovery, our people continue to navigate the changes in mindset and lifestyle imposed by the turmoil caused by COVID-19. Consumers are coming out of months of isolation ...
COVID-19

dentsu | The Reality of Recovery: A Post COVID-19 World

As we are all adapting to the new normal, Dentsu Aegis Network wanted to take a deeper look at how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our clients’ business plans, how they have been responding to t...
COVID-19

dentsu Interactive Dashboard | Consumer and media insight...

All the latest data and consumer insights in one place. This dashboard provides you with the most up-to-date audience data and insights across TV, display, social, search and consumer spending, as ...
COVID-19

Amplifi | Data Powerhouse

As media consumption is transformed by COVID-19, our teams at Amplifi bring you the latest audience data from our media partners to help you make Informed Investment decisions.
COVID-19

MKTG | Virtual Events & Experiences

With consumers now hungrier than ever to connect, MKTG are offering to help brands reach their audiences using virtual experiences. Bringing together the team’s capabilities across data, strategy a...
COVID-19

Isobar | How to facilitate remote workshops effectively

Not all activities translate well from in-person to digital, and video conferencing alone doesn’t make an engaging and effective workshop. This Isobar workshop looks at how we can collaborate and s...
COVID-19

dentsu | Christmas in the wake of COVID-19

At the end of 2019, we conducted research on how our clients can prepare for Christmas 2020. In this report, we apply a COVID-19 lens to the research to prepare a report that looks at how the consu...
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to Government

This report looks at how people’s behaviour and sentiment has shifted towards our institutions, what this means for the government, and how governments around the globe are responding to the pandem...
COVID-19

COVID-19 and the impacts on auto

The latest report from our intelligence team dives into how Australians are feeling at the moment, what they're expecting from brands during the crisis, and how the auto industry is being impacted ...
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to FMCG

This report examines the shifts in consumer attitudes and actions towards FMCG brands, an insight into the three shopper mindsets, what this means for the FMCG industry, and brands who got it right...
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to Finance

This report explores how COVID-19 is accelerating the switch to online banking, what the impacts to the finance sector are and how brands are implicated, and consumer expectations from the industry.
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to Insurance

This report looks at how people’s behaviour is changing toward the insurance industry, what this means for brands today and tomorrow, and examples of brands getting it right (and wrong)
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to Retail

This report examines how daily purchases have shifted as a result of COVID-19, the state of play for the retail industry and provides examples of what brands are getting it right (and wrong)
COVID-19

Carat | Deep Dive: The impacts to Liquor

This report examines how liquor purchases have shifted as a result of COVID-19, the state of play for the industry and provides examples of what brands are getting it right (and wrong)
COVID-19

Carat | A view from China - The Human Element

Our global Carat team are producing a podcast mini-series on the impact of COVID-19 across marketing, advertising and media. Join Richard Frampton, Head of Strategy & Solutions, DAN Media China...
COVID-19

Understanding the emotional response to a global pandemic

Large global events provide a catalyst for new sets of needs, attitudes and behaviours. In this report, we look at how the effects of COVID-19 are being felt across the world and what emotional sta...
COVID-19

dentsu China | Solving X: Lessons from China

What can we learn from how Chinese marketers have been addressing the COVID-19 crisis? Our global teams are pulling together insights and intelligence to best understand the road to recovery.
COVID-19

Isobar | How to manage high performing teams remotely

The spread of COVID-19 has - and will continue to - change how we operate and work together. We need to adapt to this new way of working to ensure we maximise opportunity along the way. Join our te...
COVID-19

Carat | Marketing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Brands that are getting It right make things of value, say things of value, and give things of value. Carat provides an overview of how you can be thinking about your businesses' marketing strategy...

Beyond the curve

This report brings insights from our BWM Dentsu and Intelligence teams to provide clients with an overview of life after Covid-19 and the implications for brands in Australia.
COVID-19

The New Normal: Life post-pandemic in Australia

As we look towards recovery, understanding how Australians are thinking and feeling is important. This weekly tracking study surveys 400 people each week, giving you valuable insights into the chan...

Carat | Gen Z in view

Carat Australia’s latest report, Gen Z in View, takes a deep dive into this complex generation to better understand them on a human level and how marketers can reach them with impact. 

Merkle 2021 Customer Imperatives

As data and technology advancements emerge at an ever-increasing pace - and consumer expectations follow suit - it's no longer all about the CMO. The 2021 Merkle Customer Imperatives are a guide fo...

Data Consciousness Project 2021

The DCP is an annual study examining the relationship between Australians and the data they produce. The study draws on insights from the global dentsu 2020 Digital Society index (DSI), a survey of...

Merkle's 2021 Customer Experience Imperatives

Merle's 2021 Customer Imperatives offer insights into what outputs and metrics matter most as organisations continue to build their capabilities and data platforms. From data transformation, digita...
WEBINAR

WEBINAR | 2030 Consumer Vision Report

Thursday 25 March at 11:00am| Join Christine McKinnon and Carolina Ferreira from dentsu Intelligence as they unpack the findings from dentsu's global 2030 Consumer Vision report and outline how bra...

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