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Once the realm of high-fashion couture shows, hotels are increasingly used by mid-market brands to offer intimate collection previews and try-ons to globe-trotting travellers short on time.
From the food to the menus to the aquaponic system, this restaurant has the ambitious aim to be ‘the most environmental ever’.
Map presents a new format for the design industry, where each creative decision is backed by strategic insight.
To celebrate the publication of LS:N Global’s Beauty Futures Report 2015, we wandered the streets of London to discover the most interesting beauty brands and retailers the capital has to offer.
Re-igniting the thrill of booking a trip, the travel industry is transforming Big Data and algorithms into playful and stylised destination solutions.

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A comprehensive, coherent and global breakdown of the key consumer trends for the coming year

Retail districts with a strong sense of place, culture and history are emerging in a luxury bricks-and-mortar fightback.
Identity used to be something that you were born with. Age, race, gender and nationality were firmly fixed and determined your place in the world. Now, our identities are sliding further towards something we collect, assemble and arrange. We are phasing into a new era of Bricolage Living.
Still in its infancy, the blockchain has the potential to cut out financial institutions and third parties in the selling of goods and services.
LS:N Global’s Future Forecast highlights the key trends set to make your business more profitable, innovative and attuned to consumers’ needs in 2016 and beyond.
As the boundaries between modern society and nature begin to blur, consumerism is becoming more integrated with our living world.

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