The American Middle Report

Packed with unique research, this report explores the key drivers and forces shaping the American Middle, and gives practical recommendations on how to implement its insights. : Overview The Future Laboratory...Read more

Beauty Futures Report 2017

The trends, consumer tribes and innovations shaping the future of beauty.   Overview In a radically re-aligned beauty landscape, established brands and innovator start-ups are finding new paths to success....Read more

UK Luxury Futures Forum 2017

A detailed exploration of the post-Brexit luxury landscape, examining the consumer trends and behaviour set to challenge the sector in the future. DATE : 5 July 2017 LOCATION : 26 Elder Street,...Read more

Beauty Futures 2017

The products, services and new consumer tribes set to affect beauty in 2018 and beyond. Global Market Overview We examine growth areas and emerging markets in the global beauty landscape....Read more

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

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

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

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

Retail Futures 2016

Our annual retail report is a global survey of the most exciting developments in the sector, from revolutionary digital technology to bold in-store innovations. Insight Overview The Future Laboratory’s analysis...Read more

Placemaking Summit Report 2016

Placemaking Summit Report 2016 Our inaugural Placemaking Summit Report tackles the importance of physical space in the digital age, from revolutionary retail concepts to geo-branding and locally embedded businesses. Instead of...Read more

Beauty Futures

Today’s beauty landscape is full of contradictions, as the debate around science versus nature and digital versus physical rages on. One thing has become clear in recent months, however. Consumers...Read more

Sustainability Summit

Our Sustainability Summit presentation redefines the term ‘sustainable’ for the modern age. Sustainable thinking is now a cornerstone of good business rather than something nice to have. The report is...Read more

Workplace Summit Report 2016

Workplace Summit Report 2016 Our inaugural Workplace Summit looks at the consumer trends that are transforming business environments. These dramatic shifts are being driven by members of Generation Z who...Read more

Tech Futures Report 2015

Tech Futures Report 2015 has been forged as a vital guide to traversing the new technology landscape, helping to steer your brand through the key trends and consumer insights from next week to...Read more