All posts tagged trendwatching

With Ecommerce being Hotter than Ever, be part of the (R)etail (R)evolution…

Exactly as predicted by e-gurus 15 years ago, e-commerce is hotter than ever. Whether in mature markets, where consumer spending is shifting online, or in growth markets where rapid urbanization and increasing (mobile) internet penetration are unlocking new shopping habits, shoppers are ‘e-commercing’ it up. Some obligatory stats: US e-commerce sales will grow 62% by 2016, to USD 327 billion (Source: Forrester, February 2012). European e-commerce sales will grow by 78% by 2016, to USD 230 billion (Source: Forrester, February 2012). Brazilian e-commerce sales will grow 21.9% in 2012 to USD 18.7 billion (Source: eMarketer, January 2012). Chinese e-commerce sales…

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12 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2012… trendwatching.com

In 2012, much as in previous years, some brands may be staring into the abyss, while others will do exuberantly well. And while we can’t offer any help to defaulting nations or bankrupt companies, we do believe that there are more opportunities than ever for creative brands and entrepreneurs to deliver on changing consumer needs. From Canada to Korea. Hence this overview of 12 must-know consumer trends (in random order) for you to run with in the next 12 months. Onwards and upwards: read on… Source: www.trendwatching.com. One of the world’s leading trend firms, trendwatching.com sends out its free, monthly…

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RECOMMERCE – the latest from trendwatching.com…

Savvy consumers have never had more opportunities to make the most of their past and future possessions. Food for thought as you gear up for the busy times ahead. It’s never been easier for consumers to unlock the value in past purchases*. Novel brand buy-backs, exchange schemes, online platforms and mobile marketplaces offer smart and convenient options for consumers keen to ‘trade in to trade up’, alleviate financial strains (double dips, anyone?), and/or quell environmental and ethical concerns. This is the world of RECOMMERCE… read on to find out all about it.

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EXCEPTIONALL…the rise of new powerhouses in new brands

www.trendwatching.com. One of the world’s leading trend firms, trendwatching.com sends out its free, monthly Trend Briefings to more than 160,000 subscribers worldwide… here is the latest With the entire world now battling it out in the consumer arena, the number of innovations aimed at consumers from Brazil to Belgium is staggering. Enjoy! EXCEPTIONALL | “Exceptional B2C (business to consumer) innovations will increasingly come from all corners of the globe, with brands and talent from emerging markets in particular getting ready to shine.” Now that virtually the entire world has joined the consumer arena, prepare for an avalanche of new brands,…

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