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Man-bags: A key accessories trend to watch

Man-bags have hit a tipping point where they’re now mainstream rather than niche among Millennials and Gen Z.

China: Five fashion and beauty e-commerce platforms to know in 2018 

Guest blogger Elisa Harca, Regional Director for Asia at Red Ant shares her insights on China's five e-commerce platforms to know in 2018.

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Young users: Snapchat triumphs over Facebook

Facebook has a problem- it’s losing young users and it’s Snapchat that’s picking them up, and it's happening at a faster rate than ever. WGSN reports.

Valentine’s Day: How to compete in an experience-driven economy

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is on the approach-  but WGSN Instock data proves little movement within the market. WGSN's Emma Griffin reports

New consumer voices: Meet Generation M

Young, middle class and wield considerable spending power - meet Generation M (Muslim Millennials) - an enormous consumer voice to be aware of.

Social media marketing: Four Chinese campaigns to learn from

China nailed social media marketing in 2017. Marketing expert and author Ashley Dudarenok weighs in on the ones to be aware of.

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The future of retail: AI spending is set to boom

A new study from Juniper Research takes a look at the future of retail in relation to AI spending, confirming its importance going forward.

The Vision 2019: The most influential macro trends for next year

For 2019, in times of extremism and uncertainty, we are seeing powerful reactions to events around the globe. It’s time to be proactive.

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Five minutes with Lane Crawford’s Senior Buyer, Jillian Xin

WGSN caught up with Lane Crawford's Senior Buyer, Jillian Xin to learn more about what is happening at Hong Kong’s pre-eminent department store.

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Convenience and e-commerce: The future of maternity

Data from Instock, WGSN’s retail analytics platform, shows an 11.5% increase in new-in maternity wear year-on-year in the UK. Here are the key takeaways.

WGSN trend: The ‘talking’ killer whale and an ‘interspecies internet’ future

As the news that Wikie the killer whale has learnt to imitate her trainer breaks, it hints to a future where we may be able to communicate with animals.

China: Take a look at the world’s most connected consumer

China’s consumers are among the world’s most connected and their browsing device of choice is the smartphone. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports.