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Milan Design Week

Milan Design Week: Harnessing the power of play

Ventura Future, part of the Milan Fuori Salone 2018, is a platform for emerging creatives and designers to express speculative, disruptive ideas. We've identified The Power of Play as a key trend. WGSN reports from Milan Design Week 2018.

Menswear: Winning strategies for 2018

Growth in the menswear market is outstripping womenswear. Here’s our how-to guide to win at men's retail in 2018

vegetarian

The meat-free consumer: Ethics, health and taste

Vegetarian diets are becoming increasingly appealing to consumers globally. Look at the stats around why people move to plant-based diets, the rise of meat free alternatives and a new flexitarian consumer.

Gen Z

Gen Z spending: Streetwear, athleisure and eating out

What do teens want to buy and where are they buying it? We look at insight from recent studies that reveal more about Gen Z's priorities as consumers with fast-growing purchasing power. WGSN reports.

Sustainability 2018: Adapting to a new ecosystem

As sustainability continues to play a key role on the UK high street, retail must go further than simply offering sustainable collections - new ethical ecosystems must be developed. Here's our four strategies for success.

The Sustainability Series: Purpose past, present, future

As part of WGSN's Sustainability Series, we hear from People Made co-founder Brook Calverley on the importance of brand purpose.

What mid-market retailers can learn from John Lewis

John Lewis taps into the fashion market and the announced opening of the new 230,000-sq ft-store in Westfield, White City. WGSN reports.

bioplastics

A move to bioplastics: Electrolux’s eco-friendly fridge

In an era where we’re acutely conscious of the damage widespread use of plastics is doing to the planet, Electrolux has just unveiled the world’s first bioplastic concept fridge.

Another Story

Get to know Bangkok’s storytelling concept store, Another Story

WGSN recently caught up with Thailand's leading mall operator The Mall Group to learn more about their storytelling concept store, Another Story.

Africa

From Design Indaba to a youthful population: Africa is on (creative) fire!

At WGSN last week, we held intense seminars and workshops sharing trends from our global editors, and from these one thing became certain: Africa is on fire, and African youth are going to change the world.

Instagram influencers: Sober lifestyle leaders

In our Going Mild: Alternative Millennial Nightlife report, WGSN Insight identified a growing social sober movement in which alcohol-free social events with a fun, modern approach …

Fashion Month: Stats and season highlights

As the curtain closes on yet another Fashion Month, we look back on a season that brought plenty of technological updates, Instagram-ready show spaces and a healthy dose of viral sensations.