2018 Free TrendWatching Resources

On a regular basis, many of of us anticipate and stay current with the latest trends. And predictions for future trends. TrendWatching represents one valuable source in this area. Thus, today’s post considers useful free TrendWatching resources.

 

Background: Useful Free TrendWatching Resources

According to its Web site, TrendWatching describes itself as follows:

“Established in 2002, we have hubs in London, Singapore, New York, Amsterdam, São Paulo, and Lagos. And we help forward-thinking business professionals in 180+ countries understand the new consumer. As a result, they can unlock compelling, profitable innovation opportunities.”

In monitoring trends, the firm uses 2,000+trend spotters and in-house experts across 55 countries. Why? Take a look at this chart. To see a larger version, click on the image.

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources

And click here to access a “3 minute overview” of TrendWatching.

 

Links to Useful Free TrendWatching Resources

Besides to its paid clients, TrendWatching offers a number of FREE resources. And here we cite just some of them:

  • At this page, TrendWatching summarizes its free resources.
  • As an ongoing resource, TrendWatching publishes “TrendWatching Quarterly: the definitive viewpoint on consumerism’s most pressing issues.” For the free signup, click here. [You can also opt to receive “Innovation of the Day .”]
  • Now, click the images to see examples of trends around the globe. To illustrate, featured below are articles on these areas. Overall trends. And trends in Africa. And trends in Asia. In addition, Latin trends. Also, read the stories on brands, the customer experience, truthful consumerism.

These are just a selection of the free resources from TrendWatching. Do not be a copy cat or laggard. Be a trendsetter. And awareness is the key to good strategies.

Overall Trends

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Overview

Trends in Africa

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Africa

Trends in Asia

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Asia

Latin Trends

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Latin

Brands

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Brands

Customer Experience

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Customer Experience

Truthful Consumerism

2018 Free TrendWatching Resources -- Truthful Consumerism
 

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