46 posts  |  Last entry Mar 20, 2017

French Connection stores, the future?

French Connection’s current woes, pricing strategy and its retail future examined

French Connection unveiled a disappointing set of full-year results, re-igniting debates around the future of the business. WGSN's Nivindya Sharma reports

Miki Agrawal's thinx pants

4 brilliant business hacks we learned from THINX creator Miki Agrawal

Miki Agrawal has 3 successful and unconventional (by society's stereotypical standards) businesses under her belt. Here she reveals how she set them up.

Paper and Digital: 3 Ways Moleskine Proves The Two Can Work Together

The consumer is looking for both classic tangible goods and digital innovation. Moleskine has worked out how to provide both. WGSN Contributor Cassandra Mitrani reports

The Mannequal: disability representation in fashion

Retail displays and disability representation in fashion

Sophie Morgan wants to show retailers how to easy it is to incorporate shop mannequins with disabilities to appeal to a wider consumer base.

The Rising Consumer Demand for Peace of Mind

MNDFL meditation classes, and apps that offer guided meditation are on the rise, as consumer seek out solace and peace of mind.

Chinese Influencers: Internet celebrities (Wang Hong) vs bloggers

If you are a brand looking to work with an influencer in China, it's important to know the difference between Internet celebrities (Wang Hong) and bloggers.

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.