4 Rules for Keeping the Staff (You Want) on Staff
二月 21, 2018
Employee retention is keeping CEOs the world over awake at night, but it’s not that hard to sleep a little easier.
Have We Reached Peak ‘Merch’?
八月 27, 2017
“Merch fashion lines for artists will certainly carry and evolve,” says Sara Maggioni, director of retail and buying at the trend forecasting firm WGSN. “There’s too much money in it...
The kidswear market grows up
一月 31, 2018
“There are three movements,” explains Erin Rechner, senior kidswear editor at trend forecaster WGSN. “The growth in millennial parents; families having more disposable income because parents are having kids later;...
Inflation tracker: Will you feel the pinch this Christmas?
十二月 12, 2017
Prices have gone up 11.5% in the UK online clothing, shoes and accessories market from November 2016 to November 2017 on a like-for-like retailer basis, says data analytics platform WGSN...
Futureproof, Gene editing and the rise of the home DNA test
十月 5, 2017
Clare Varga, WGSN Director of Active, talks about the rise of the at home DNA test.
How the £45 polyester M&S frock became Britain’s favourite dress
十月 2, 2017
‘It’s about scarcity. If no one can get it, more people want it. It’s a strategy we see more and more.’ says Francesca Muston from WGSN
‘Data is the what, people are the why’: How AI is changing trend forecasting
九月 20, 2017
Carla Buzasi — global chief content officer at WGSN, one of the largest fashion trend forecasting companies in the world — said the role of the forecaster will not become...
Fashion websites lead £9bn exports bonanza with Asos set to eclipse Marks & Spencer in market value
九月 18, 2017
Carla Buzasi, of trend forecasting business WGSN, said online fashion retailers had been so successful because of their ‘laser focus on ensuring they respond to what their target audience want...
‘No more panic’: Fashion week gets over its midlife crisis
九月 18, 2017
“The fashion show hasn’t changed. It’s just introducing a season or a collection to the world. But then social media comes into play,” said Cassandra Napoli, assistant editor at WGSN....
Will Princess Diana Be a Big Fashion Month Influence?
九月 1, 2017
“Diana left behind a legacy that will pass through and survive the portals of time. She was the most photographed woman in the world and will be remembered not just...
New Look’s Online Presence Is a Boost Amid Challenging Market
八月 24, 2017
After a sluggish performance for many fashion apparel and accessories retailers, brands such as New Look might be able to thrive by maximizing a strong digital presence, according to results from WGSN’s...
Modern Masculinity: Where Are We Going?
八月 24, 2017
What does it mean to be masculine? Notions of masculinity are instilled upon us before we are even ready to leave the womb: our blue baby-grows are emblazoned with “Daddy’s...
Chunky Sneakers Aren’t Going Anywhere, Here’s Why
八月 16, 2017
“When mainstream publications like GQ start reporting on a trend, the cause has already taken root.” says Brian M. Trunzo, Senior Menswear Editor at WGSN. “I think we are just starting to...
The Fashion Influencer Has Found A New Gig
八月 9, 2017
There may be another reason for this shift, and that’s the new generation of consumers and their habits. “This ties into the wider shift in Millennials opting for experiences over...
90% Customer Approaches Are Based On Emotions And Not On Intellect
七月 27, 2017
Lisa White, Head of Lifestyle & Interiors at WGSN (Worid’s Global Style Network Ltd) shares her experience on trends that are driving this industry globally and how clients are engaging...
4 Innovative Retail Strategies to Move Your Brand Forward in 2017
七月 25, 2017
Trend forecaster WGSN highlights a number of new innovations and strategies for retailers in 2017.
How Trends Evolve and Shape Consumer Travel Habits
七月 24, 2017
The latest white paper by trend forecaster WGSN explores how trends develop, and how micro-trends evolve into macro-trends. While not focused on travel and tourism per se, the brand consultancy’s findings in...
Branding, not the threat of Amazon, a concern for ASOS: Pro
七月 13, 2017
Nivindya Sharma, senior editor at WGSN, discusses ASOS’ business strategy and its need to increase brand awareness.
Future Proofing your brand with Andrea Bell on 2 Dope Boys & a Podcast
六月 29, 2017
Today’s On Point is Andrea Bell, is director of insight at WGSN. How Andrea transitioned from journalism to trendwatching. What is a ‘Feelings Forecast?’ Why corporate clients often hate to...
Why Fashion can no longer ignore the Ecosystem
六月 22, 2017
Sustainability as a concept has been buzzing for a while now, but its precise definition remains unclear.