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January 6, 2014 — “Opportunities, challenges, resolutions, good intentions, plans made, plans revised, muddles resolved: all the machinations of another year are ahead....” Read more »
December 29, 2013 — “trendwatching.com predicts there will be a surge of interest in products that "have new life inside". These products are not merely recyclable, they can be planted and grown....” Read more »
December 27, 2013 — “La firma de tendencias de consumo trendwatching.com señalaba recientemente que, en el mercado del lujo, triunfarán los artículos "libres de culpa", es decir, productos de alta gama pero sostenibles desde el punto de vista energético, ecológico o del uso de materias primas....” Read more »
December 16, 2013 — “trendwatching.com, the global consumer habits tracking company, believes that the devices and their supporting apps are going to open the door to new services that track stress and mental health and happiness over the coming year, which in turn will boost their appeal among potential users....” Read more »
December 16, 2013 — “This year has seen the emergence of all manner of trends, but it seems now the time is right for a return to unrestrained extravagance. ...” Read more »
December 12, 2013 — “Das cinco principais tendências previstas para o próximo ano para a região, quatro têm um viés social muito definido. É o consumidor se descobrindo como cidadão, ou como os pesquisadores da trendwatching chamam de "civicsumer"....” Read more »
December 12, 2013 — “David Mattin, an analyst at trendwatching.com, which highlights such acts as a way for corporations to "show their human side."...” Read more »
November 26, 2013 — “Follow relevant website and blogs. trendwatching.com, Trendhunter... if you want to get information on the "latest" trends, you don't have to go far to get it. ...” Read more »
November 26, 2013 — “Selon trendwatching.com, les marques doivent donc tenir compte de ces formes de culpabilité, puis définir un discours pouvant apaiser les craintes des acheteurs. ...” Read more »
November 26, 2013 — “So powerful is this consumer thirst that guilt-free consumption is fast becoming nothing less than the ultimate -- perhaps the only true -- luxury....” Read more »
November 12, 2013 — “Ifølge trendwatching.com vil konsumentene nå ha bedrifter og merkevarer som er åpne og ærlige om feilene de gjør, som er villige til å stå til ansvar for handlingene sine, og som kommuniserer det på en vennlig måte....” Read more »
November 12, 2013 — “trendwatching.com rightly notes that it has thus become completely impossible for any individual in near- and fully mature consumer societies to claim ignorance over the havoc his or her consumption is and has been wreaking. ...” Read more »
November 1, 2013 — “This year's keynote speakers include George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States; Hank Paulson, chairman, The Paulson Institute and 74th United States Secretary of Treasury; and Kevin Plank, chairman and CEO, Under Armour. Previous headliners featured Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway; Sammy Hagar, Hall of Fame rocker, middle market CEO and philanthropist; and Fred Smith, chairman and CEO, FedEx Corporation....” Read more »
November 1, 2013 — “Tara Hirebet, head of Asia-Pacific at trendwatching.com, said while commenting about the rising number women with increased spending power....” Read more »
November 1, 2013 — “La culpabilité est le nouveau moteur de la consommation. Avant, consommer nous aidait à nous sentir mieux. Désormais, consommer déclenche de la culpabilité, nous apprend trendwatching.com, la référence internationale en matière de chasse à la tendance. Consommer déclenche trois formes......” Read more »
November 1, 2013 — “trendwatching.com calls it life-caching. It works in two parts -- collect, store, track, display, share, then stare at the absolute necessity to manage it....” Read more »
October 25, 2013 — “Esos a los que la empresa trendwatching.com (una consultora de tendencias globales) definió como youniverse....” Read more »
October 25, 2013 — “trendwatching.com says it best. "All of which means the next 12 months will see an explosion in mobile moments: products, services and experiences that will enable mobile-loving consumers to embrace lifestyle multi-if-not-hyper-tasking."...” Read more »
October 25, 2013 — “According to trendwatching.com, practicing random acts of customer kindness represents an emerging consumer trend that surprisingly (or unsurprisingly depending on your outlook) runs in parallel with customers becoming more frugal in their spending over the past few years....” Read more »
October 17, 2013 — “trendwatching.com recently highlighted the rise of businesses who put pressure on their own customers to be more environmentally and socially conscious. They cited a sushi restaurant in Japan that fines customers if they do not finish their meals and donates the money to a fund to support fishermen...” Read more »