Agencies Trends

We define what's next so you can make smarter decisions today. Our global trend forecasters and data scientists obsessively decode the future to provide the authoritative view on tomorrow. Our experts report on consumer attitudes segmented by generation and region; consumer forecasts predicting behaviours 2+ years ahead; and specific areas such as the future of travel, technology, automotive, beauty, food and wellness.

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WGSN Agency Experts

Andrea Bell

Director, WGSN Insight

Part trend forecaster, part futurist, Andrea has an in-depth knowledge of the consumer marketplace and mindset. As director of WGSN Insight she consults with global brands to create world-class strategies. Andrea is in demand as an international speaker, most recently talking about the Future Consumer at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, MoMA, and NRF’s Big Show in New York. In 2018 the UK’s PPA named her Business Writer of the Year.

Sarah Owen

Senior Editor, Digital Media & Marketing, WGSN

Sarah is a journalist and trend forecaster based in New York with a background in social media and youth trends. She currently reports on digital media and communication strategy across an array of industries to produce effective content that helps brands truly connect with their audience. Sarah joined WGSN after working across a variety of publications including New York magazine, Vogue, and The New York Times.

Petah Marian

Senior Editor, Retail Intelligence

Petah tracks retail and consumer trends. She’s an award-winning journalist and trend forecaster who has worked in the retail and lifestyle industries for more than a decade. Her expertise is in identifying emerging consumer shifts and translating them into the strategies that businesses need to implement to stay relevant into the future. Her role also sees her work on a consultancy basis, advising on business and consumer strategies. She speaks regularly at global events such as Shoptalk in Las Vegas, World Retail Congress and Web Summit.