This is what will work in licensing industry

November 23, 2016

During an interaction with License India, Paul Coxhill, Global Chief Marketing Officer at WGSN shared an insight about the brand licensing industry and the latest trends.

Furry Trolls Are Taking Over the World of Fashion

November 21, 2016

There’s “a mood for frivolous, fun, tongue-in-cheek, playful accessories,” said Ella Hudson, an accessories analyst at fashion trend intelligence firm WGSN.

Forget wearables. In the future, your clothes will connect to the internet.

November 21, 2016

At a Nov. 10 conference by the trend-forecasting firm WGSN, Andrea Bell, its director of insight on consumer behavior and commerce, predicted that by 2030 wearables will be obsolete. “We...

5 retailers creating amazing instore experiences

November 15, 2016

At the WGSN Futures event held in Sydney this week, head of insight Lorna Hall discussed global retail trends and the importance of rethinking the store experience.

The retail industry will be in space by the year 2030

November 12, 2016

Yes, space. We’ll also see a steady increase in smart fabrics and mobile commerce, according to WGSN Insight.  

Knowing what’s next

November 12, 2016

Thanks to discussions led by WGSN senior editor Anupreet Bhui and Yoshimitsu Kosai from DOSHABURI on Nov. 11, those interested in expanding their brand image have cut their working time...

Will Luxury Streetwear Get Millennials Into Department Stores?

November 10, 2016

“There’s a cross-generational appeal and what’s interesting is that these two worlds are finally meeting in the middle,” agrees Jian Deleon, senior menswear editor at WGSN.

An Expert Predicts How We Will Live and Shop in 2030

November 9, 2016

At Futures Conference: The Vision 2030 attendees include CEOs, retailers, designers and other major players in the fashion ecosystem.

Colombo to Open Intex South Asia

November 1, 2016

For the very first time in Sri Lanka, Intex South Asia along with WGSN – the world’s premier trend forecasting and analytics firm – is organising an exclusive presentation for...

Jersey Girl: Liv Tyler Takes Belstaff Beyond Leather

October 28, 2016

Petah Marian, senior editor of retail intelligence at trend forecaster WGSN says: “It got tired. Consumers were getting a cheaper version of a celebrity’s wardrobe, but the products were overexposed...

Savile Row Tailor Makes House Calls in Philadelphia

October 19, 2016

“Here is where we started to see classic artisan crafts starting to figure out ways to survive and flourish into the next century,” said Volker Ketteniss, London menswear director of...

The Apprentice – Advertising for Jeans

October 14, 2016

Dio Kurazawa, WGSN’s Denim Director takes part in a panel of leading industry experts on the second episode of Season 12 of the Apprentice.

Data analytics is on trend with fashion houses

October 5, 2016

These kinds of insights are what WGSN, a fashion trend forecaster, provides to clients through its Instock service, which tracks the clicks of online shoppers as they browse and buy...

The Trend Forecast

October 2, 2016

There are other companies that do trend forecasting, but WGSN is one of the biggest and most influential. It has been around for almost two decades and serves thousands of clients...

How Can the Retail Industry Survive Millennials?

September 26, 2016

To decipher these new currents within retail, we turned to Erica Ng of global trend forecasting agency WGSN to identify the biggest trends and their most out-of-the-box solutions in the industry, as...

Modern media: how leadership in the industry has changed

As the unrivalled trend authority for the creative industries, WGSN has grown from strength to strength, fixing itself as a highly influential resource. With a career that spans over 14 years...

WGSN and Technopak to Further Increase Local Content to Serve the South Asian Market

September 23, 2016

WGSN, the global trend authority for fashion and the creative industries with more than 6,000 clients across the world is excited to dive further into the South Asian with increased...

Luxury brands target the e-commerce space to woo customers

September 19, 2016

For traditional luxury brands that have long been trading as exclusive and prestigious, that’s a scary territory to venture into,” posited Erica Ng, senior editor of retail intelligence (Asia-Pacific) at...

They May Be Ugly, But Cargo Shorts Are Still King

September 19, 2016

Cargo shorts made up a whopping 15 percent of all new shorts styles that hit online retailers over the summer months this year, according to new data from trend forecasting firm...

Under Armour Bets on High-End Clothing Line

September 16, 2016

To succeed among the fashion-set, Under Armour will have to get beyond its sports-brand reputation, said Clare Varga, active director at trend forecaster WGSN. “Under Armour’s success has been built...