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While it’s tempting to set up shop in the virtual realm, turn your gaze to physical locations, and how these destinations can benefit customers and communities – and reward retailers – in a multitude of ways.
In 2022 and beyond, we welcome the resurgence of science, expertise and data. Prepare yourself for a new era of considered consumption and digital engagement as health regains its status as the number one priority.
Unpack what lies ahead for the sector as it navigates rapid change, presenting crucial strategies for businesses to engage with the next generation of luxurians and demonstrate their value in new cultural spaces.
Stay ahead of developments in the hospitality sector with the latest trends, foresight and strategic insight
Discover the ever-changing meaning of nourishment in turbulent times and discover the cultural rituals, flavour profiles and bio-hacks that are set to propel the food and drink market in unexpected directions over the coming decade.
As the world’s youth cautiously return to real-life experiences and nurture the social lives that had been stunted by the pandemic, take a closer look at what these offline behaviours mean for the online media and technology sectors.
At The Future Laboratory we define macrotrends by using intuition, our experience and data. Every year we publish over eight global macrotrends on LS:N Global. Become a member and learn about the major shifts in consumer behaviour.
As the fashion industry grapples with existential questions about supply chain and overconsumption, discover how digitisation offers a new route for consumers still seeking to engage with clothing brands.
From educating elders to trading in stocks and inventing climate solutions, brands must prepare for the greatest knowledge exchange the world has yet seen, one in which children take the reins as disciplinarians.
With CEOs conflicted about luring teams back to the office with social events, wellness hubs and hybrid fit-outs, early adopter businesses and organisations are now focusing on work state solutions rather than work place ones.
Sustainability as a one-solution label has been co-opted, but its definition still rings true for what humans are trying to achieve: the ability to maintain an ecological balance.
LS:N Global is the subscription-based foresight and consumer trends intelligence service by The Future Laboratory. Packed with original trend research, analysis, market intelligence and qualitative insights, LS:N Global provides business professionals with the confidence to make informed decisions about the future.
Members of the service get exclusive access to the consumer trends defining tomorrow’s cultural landscape, and the early adopters, innovators and start-ups driving global change across eight industry sectors. Explore verticals such as: News, Trends, Markets, Behaviours, Design Directions, Consumer Tribes, Reports and much more.
Explore our foresight-powered microsites, strategic games and far futures scenarios created by our team of in-house designers.
Representing the power of new retail strategies in action, our Community Commerce experience was designed to highlight new ways to access and exchange products that are powered by curation, connection and co-creation.
The Future Laboratory and ePayments have created the Unicorn Index to gauge how well you and your business are positioned to capitalise on the shifts that will affect consumers in the next decade.
From politicised sweets to gene-edited supermarket aisles, scroll through this interactive timeline to learn about the changes likely to affect our diets between today and 2035.