The Christmas lights are flashing, Twitter has voted on the ‘best Christmas song’ and Santa is almost here with the presents.  So here’s 12 well-wrapped, informative gifts from us to you.

Included this week are some robotic journalists, industry predictions for 2018 and Instagram’s new hashtag capabilities.

HEADLINES

INSIGHTS

COOL

DEEP READS

And finally, as we look back across 2017, here are the Top 5  articles that you have chosen to view this year.  Clearly you’re a data and insight-hungry bunch.

  1. UK FMCG report
  2. Market report for the UK Retail-Beauty sector
  3. OMD’s ‘Retail Revolution: The Possibilities, Potentials & Pitfalls of Implementing AI’
  4. 5 tech trends that will change the world in 2017
  5. Facebook Messenger begins testing ads