Micro Trends

Specific shifts in consumer behaviour that are changing the business environment in the short term.

Decolonised Cowboy Core

Micro Trends

Decolonised Cowboy Core

From music to the catwalk and cinema screens, Black and Indigenous artists are finding inspiration in their cowboy heritage like never before, adva...
Pop Culture : Fashion : Media
The Big Meat Up

Micro Trends

The Big Meat Up

Following the popularity of vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian and alternative diets in recent years, US consumers are re-evaluating their relationship...
Food : Meat : Health
Cosmic Couture

Micro Trends

Cosmic Couture

Driven by a consumer appetite for exploration and escapism, brands are discovering the sky is not the limit but the beginning. Space is fashion’s n...
Fashion : Space : Luxury
Archi-tainment

Micro Trends

Archi-tainment

A new generation of transformative structures focused on next-level entertainment experiences are set to influence commercial, public and third spa...
Design : Architecture : Spatial Design
Comfort Cuvées

Micro Trends

Comfort Cuvées

Forward-thinking vintners are swapping esotericism for accessible pairings, sustainable packaging and a ‘deluxified’ approach to wine, ushering in ...
Youth : Food & Drink : Society
Curated Clutter

Micro Trends

Curated Clutter

Culture is experiencing a move from clean to cluttered, but this consumer shift is not just about aesthetics.
Fashion : Pop Culture : Marketing
Emotional Support Sips

Micro Trends

Emotional Support Sips

Alongside health benefits like improved cognition, better digestion and increased energy, a new host of functional drinks focus on supporting emoti...
Food & Drink : Society : Health & Wellness
Reading Raves

Micro Trends

Reading Raves

Communal reading events are attracting young consumers for their unique blend of socialising and serenity.
Reading : Books : Gen Z Loneliness
The Rise of the C-Store

Micro Trends

The Rise of the C-Store

Brands are re-appraising the convenience store sector, viewing this once low-key retail channel as a valuable, authentic backdrop for launches, bra...
Retail : Food & Drink : Fashion
AI Edu-play-tion

Micro Trends

AI Edu-play-tion

Meet the innovators using generative artificial intelligence to re-imagine screen-free educational play time for children.
AI : Gen Alpha : Education
Better Bikercore

Micro Trends

Better Bikercore

If happiness is a long bike ride with a good destination, these fashion innovators are cycling straight towards sustainability, style and inclusivi...
Fashion : Sports & Leisure : Sustainability
In (Birth) Control

Micro Trends

In (Birth) Control

The birth control landscape in the US will change when male-based methods hit the market, bringing with them a potentially profound social impact.
Health : Wellness : Contraception
Future Forecast 2024: Food & Drink

Micro Trends

Future Forecast 2024: Food & Drink

The food and beverage industry has witnessed significant developments in the past year, marked by notable influences such as the rising cost of liv...
Food & Drink
Future Forecast 2024: Luxury

Micro Trends

Future Forecast 2024: Luxury

The luxury sector has shown remarkable resilience amid economic challenges, and maintained its social and economic prestige, demonstrating impressi...
Luxury : Economy : Legacy
Future Forecast 2024: Travel & Hospitality

Micro Trends

Future Forecast 2024: Travel & Hospitality

2023 was a remarkable year for travel. The post-pandemic ‘revenge travel’ phenomenon shot to new heights as global travellers spent unprecedented a...
Travel : Hospitality : Luxury
Future Forecast 2024: Pop Culture & Media

Micro Trends

Future Forecast 2024: Pop Culture & Media

A saturated media environment has left consumers tired of old news formats. Instead, they want new forms of stimulation and entertainment that can ...
Media : Pop Culture : Entertainment
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