Tag Archives: Consumer

Consumers Connecting for Health for Body, Mind & Spirit – A View from the Consumer Technology Association

In January 2020, before we knew how to spell “coronavirus,” millions of consumers were already “Amazon-Primed” for everyday life-flows and consumer behaviors. The pandemic has accelerated consumer trends already in motion early this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) convened the annual CES 2020 in Las Vegas. I covered the event here in Health… Read More »

Consumer DNA testing is a bust: Here’s how companies like Ancestry and 23andMe can survive

A reporter examines a 23andMe DNA genetic testing kit in Oakland, California. Cayce Clifford | Bloomberg | Getty Images It has not been a good year for consumer DNA testing companies. In January, Silicon Valley-based 23andMe laid off 100 employees, about 14% of its workforce. A month later, Ancestry, which has offices in Utah and… Read More »