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Wellness and the future consumer

WGSN Futures London: 5 Key Ideas

From the age of anxiety to the mood market and caring with commitment, we explore five of the key ideas from WGSN Futures London 2017.

Creative Minds; Business Brains: Michael Doohan, Co-Founder of Woodbury House Contemporary Art

Woodbury House is a focal point of an intricate network of artists, galleries, museums, collectors and dealers. We caught up with co-founder Michael.

Pink shirts men -Asos retailer

Thinking Pink: Why menswear is getting a hint of blush this season

Pink shirts: Men are embracing the paler pastels and Millennial pinks into their spring/summer wardrobe according to WGSN Instock data.

Mon Purse: Helping consumers create their dream bag

Think of Mon Purse as the Build-A-Bear retail concept but for accessories and you'll see why the customised accessories line is so popular with consumers.

SXSW gets schooled by Marie Kondo on how to tidy up

Marie Kondo heads to SXSW Austin to teach the tech crowd how to tidy up.

Why digital media and magazines are moving into retail

From Instagram-worthy merchandise to sell-out cult sweatshirts, the latest fashion retail products are being produced by digital media publishers. WGSN reports

Activist brands: The Superbowl and the necessity of political engagement

Corporate businesses are taking a political position in everything from their Superbowl ad campaigns to their in office policies.

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Blogger Marcel Floruss on luxury brands and their relationship with digital influencers

The blogger opens up about walking for Dolce and Gabbana, the future of runway shows and the increasing relevance of social influencers in the luxury market. WGSN’s Cassandra Napoli reports.

How brands are embracing Chinese New Year 2017

Falling coins, creative zines, AR hongbaos and free headphones. Check out mainland China's 2017 Chinese New Year highlights.

Influencer power panel at NRF

Retail CEOs look to Influencer power to future-proof their business

One of the key panels at this year's NRF Retail Big Show 2017, was all about the power of Instagram influencers and their impact on the retail industry.

WGSN Salon Series: Are Brands the New Revolutionaries?

For the latest installment to our series, we tasked industry leaders in the ad world with sharing their thoughts on whether brands have a responsibility to take a political stance. WGSN’s Cassandra Napoli reports.

The Rise of Brand Activism

Could the corporations we love to vilify emerge as the new people’s champion and protector of freedoms? WGSN's Richie Grantham reports