Research & Trends: The Lowdown

Lowdown on Construction – A Report to Share

One of the easiest ways to remain connected with your network of referral sources, your clients, and prospects, is to share a piece of meaningful content. This week’s Lowdown directs you to a report you can share with your network …

Would You Put Your Newborn in A Self Driving Car?

I have anxiety about the movement toward self driving cars. I’ve challenged myself to be forward thinking and familiarize myself with the technology and enhanced safety it promises to bring. I understand that we are becoming an increasingly distracted society …

I Heard There Might Be Opportunity “In-Land”

“According to CoreLogic, a leading source for flood and disaster risk data, approximately 70 percent of the flood damage from Hurricane Harvey was uninsured….” states Clearsurance in their recently released a report on results of a survey conducted to identify …

101 S, M & M Ideas of 2017… How About 3 More?

Every year our editor, Andrea Wells, puts together the 101 Sales, Marketing & Management Ideas, compiled from agents and consultants, CSRs and CEOs, Insurance Journal magazine readers and website visitors. As the year comes to a close, I wanted to …

It’s A Speed Read of Shared Value. What Are Your Peers Up To?

Insuring Shared Value “Insurance can be a powerful tool for improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and enhancing society’s overall productivity.” Shared Value Defined: A strategy by which one finds business opportunity in social problems. It allows for economic benefit …

Engage the Millennials

This Lowdown provides you with a perspective on the report Insuring Millennials: The Most Underinsured Generation, a report added to the Carrier Management Research & Trends site this week. This report was written for the insurance carrier audience, addressing the …

What do Cupcakes, BBQ and Ethnic Fusion Have In Common?

They top the list of trending food trucks…and food trucks, in general, are definitely trending. With over 4,000 food trucks on the road today and an annual growth of 8% reported by IBISWorld, the trend is expected to continue as …

The Lowdown on Senior Living

The latest issue of Insurance Journal is dedicated to the senior living market and includes references to an in depth report on the industry by Argentum, the largest national association exclusively dedicated to the senior living industry. Though the intended …

Trending in 2017

Within a month, we’ll be archiving our 2017 whitepapers and reports, as we seek the most current content available for 2018. For those of you new to Research & Trends, here is a chance to review and easily locate the …

What’s the Lowdown?

WHAT’S THE LOWDOWN? Defined, I’m referring to the noun – “the true facts or relevant information about something” – not to be confused with the adjective, often included in sentences such as “that dirty lowdown trick!” You can make a …

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