From impulse-buys and spontaneous purchases that celebrate reaching a goal to practical gifts that are made to last, the reasons why people might buy gifts for themselves are varied. Canvas8 polled 1,000 Americans and spoke to six people to find out what prompts them to self-gift.
Whether it’s a mystery teabag or new make-up, an element of surprise comes packaged within many subscription boxes. Canvas8 spoke to Aditya Gupta, a PhD candidate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, to understand how surprise impacts the experience of self-gifting.
The novel coronavirus that began sweeping the globe in early 2020 has made it difficult – and sometimes impossible – to engage in time-honored holiday traditions with loved ones. With no return to normal in sight, how will Americans adapt their celebratory habits for the short- and long-term?
The pandemic has forced people to reassess every aspect of their lives – including how they celebrate holidays. With the potential of further job losses and lockdowns, how can brands help Britons get in the festive spirit? From digital dinners to festive unboxing, the devil will be in the details.
Sitting down to breakfast rather than grabbing something on the go was a luxury afforded to few before the pandemic. But with many people still working from home, breakfast is in – and as people look for small moments of calm, 'silent breakfasts' are allowing them a mindful start to the day.