40 posts  |  Last entry Feb 16, 2017


Canadian Millennials: Meet the 6 key consumer tribes

New study defines six key groups of Canadian Millennials- from Diverse Strivers to Critical Counter-culturists. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Valentine’s Day: Winning Retail Products

Interested in Valentine's day spending 2017? Our WGSN Instock retail data editor Nivindya Sharma reports on the key items that are attracting consumers.

Eloquii’s first store, the plus size market and the future of retail

Plus-size e-tailer Eloquii is opening its first brick and mortar store, expanding the online to offline conversation further

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.

Social influences reign supreme at the S/S 17 UK Press Previews

WGSN's Faye Howard headed to the upcoming press previews of the womenswear retail Spring/Summer collections, and say how influencers are the new inspiration

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.

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

The New App that Pays You to Shop

How the former marketing director at eBay created an app that is a shoo-in for cash strapped millennial customers. WGSN’s Cassandra Napoli reports.

Routine Isn’t Lethal or The Enemy… It’s Key to Living Better

WGSN Guest Blogger Bianca Bass explains why a little routine in your creative life is a good thing.

This is how retailers should cater to the Gen Z shopper

Gen Z consumers are emerging as the largest target demographic, and this is what you need to know to make your brand a hit with them. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Technology and the politics of hope

Today’s Web Summit took on a sombre mood as the technology industry grappled with the results of the US election.

A New App for Jet-Setting, Instagram Addicts

Live from Web Summit in Portugal, one of the coolest tech developments is a new app that merges travel, Instagram-worthy imagery and peer recommendations.