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Retail Futures

The world of retail stands on unsteady ground in 2017. The ramifications of geopolitical events such as Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as President of the US are...Read more

The Age of Re-engagement

With increasingly distracted consumers, a breakdown in traditional systems of governance and the nuclear family relegated to history, the business landscape of the future is uncertain.  The Age of Re-engagement...Read more

Retail Futures Report 2017

A toolkit to build winning strategies from the endless possibilities of Total Retail   Overview As omni-channel retires, the era of Total Retail begins in earnest. Customers are demanding frictionless...Read more

Beauty Futures Forum 2017

The products, services and new consumer tribes set to affect beauty in 2018 and beyond. DATE : 17 May 2017 LOCATION : 26 Elder Street, London, E1 6BT TICKETS :Innovator :...Read more

Innovators' Toolkit Report 2016

Overview The Innovators' Toolkit Report draws on The Future Laboratory’s wealth of research and thinking, and the insights and observations of a string of global experts, to consider anew what...Read more

Innovators' Toolkit

Our Innovators’ Toolkit Presentation is a road map for those who see innovation, not as an end in itself but as a means to move ahead and escape the status...Read more

The Dislocated World

We live in a dislocated world, characterised by distrust, disconnection, disenfranchisement, disgust and disorder. Public trust in governments, the financial sector and brands is at an all-time low. Racial division,...Read more

Luxury Futures Report 2016

Overview Our annual report on the global luxury sector combines detailed market analysis with a timely reconceptualisation of the very notion of luxury. The decade we call the Turbulent Teens...Read more

Food & Drink Futures Report 2016

 OverviewOur annual report on the global food and drink industry is your definitive guide to future-proofing your brand in this rapidly evolving sector.The report begins with an Insight Overview, which...Read more

New Consumer Summit Report 2016

Overview Our annual report on The New Consumer is your definitive guide to future-proofing your brand to meet the demands of the next generation. With today’s teenagers increasingly embracing authenticity...Read more

New Consumer Summit

The digital-native members of Gen Viz are constantly connected – plugged into multiple browsers not to hide from reality, but to create it anew. Deeply averse to being marketed at,...Read more

Beauty Futures Report 2016

Overview Our annual report on the global beauty industry is your definitive guide to future-proofing your brand in this rapidly evolving sector. As the beauty industry shifts towards a holistic...Read more

Food and Drink Futures

Citizen consumers and producers, empowered by social media and the internet, are together leading a revolution to reset the global dining agenda. A more holistic view of food and drink,...Read more