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What festive trends are likely to pique the interest of consumers this Christmas, and where do the opportunities lie for retailers? We size up the season in our special edition Christmas 2018 trends report.
Gambling in the UK is a £14bn business, and a business facing heavier regulation than ever before. But it is also a hotbed for new innovation and trends. Find out what’s currently at stake in our new report.
From the rise of on-demand delivery services through to the opportunities presented by the modern-day temperance movement, we investigate the trends gaining momentum in the alcoholic drinks industry.
We enter into the lap of luxury in our latest report and consider the growth of the high-end services sector. Does the quality of service now trump the quality of an item? Elsewhere, we also examine the nascent relationship between Gen Z and luxury.
From the latest ways in which to yoga to the latest ways by which to recover, we present a fresh selection of key trends impacting the health and fitness sector for 2018 and beyond.
Is mass customisation really the future of food? And is the trend for Free-from products set to shift from ‘without’ to ‘what are the benefits within’? Find out as we explore these topics and more in our latest food and drink update.
In our latest travel trends update we review the market for conservative tourism. Does chaos dictate a preference for ‘safer climes’? Indeed, for all the talk of the brave and the new, have we really ever unwedded ourselves from conservative travel as much as we would like to think?
Focusing on the growing involvement of patients in their own care, as well as the evolution of the digital health market. Also commenting on recent uncertainty over regulation, social campaigns and the personalisation of healthcare products.
Key trends in the house and home market surrounding the forgotten generation in Generation Rent, sustainable housing issues, app-based ways of visualising the home, the voice-controlled home, and the trends surrounding the home-office.
Key trends in the automotive and mobility industry, from contactless cards to alternative transport and the coming phenomenon of widespread electric cars.
Key trends in the beauty and cosmetics market covering the internal feel-good factor of some brands, brand collaboration with the consumer, technological aids for make-up selection, targeting the older consumer, and the popularity of unisex grooming products.
Key trends in the retail and fashion market covering seasonless collections, the rise of casual sportswear, wearable technology, physical stores as immersive stages, and the digital space of the online store.
Key trends in the energy and utilities market covering independent energy suppliers, connected/integrated appliances, the disruption of wholesale energy markets, and switching providers.
Key trends in the advertising and marketing sector covering concerns over ad-blocking, an increasing use of VR, the growth of independent talent across multi-channel networks, a new prevalence of micro-moments in media, and the revival of podcasting.
Key trends in the financial services market covering tailor-made banking, the emergence of peer-to-peer start-ups, competition from challenger banks, a full-transition to mobile banking services, and rebrands demonstrating a friendlier side to banking.
Key trends in the gaming and play market covering immersive devices, the focus on creating a sense of consumer purpose, new nuances of the gamer demographic, the commercial dynamism of eSports, and the importance of the mobile as a gaming platform.
Key trends in the data and consumer market covering EU reform, biometric systems, anonymity, sequencing, and the value of personal data.
Key trends in the responsible business world covering embedded responsibility, the growth of digital social ventures, philanthropy engineering, environmentalism, and the rise of the corporate social individual.
Key trends in the grocery and supermarket world covering the success of discount chain supermarkets, promiscuous shopping habits, supermarkets’ stewardship concerns, collection schemes, and the continued growth of e-groceries.
Key trends in the charity and not-for-profit sector covering the niche of web-based donations, alternative currencies, attracting a younger breed of donor through social media, senior volunteers, and celebrity endorsement of charities.
Key trends in the professional development world covering the search for the upgraded self within a career, the growth of e-Learning, outward looking organisational development, securing user engagement through gaming, and the integration of VR.
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