75%* off Autumn Winter 2015/16 Trends

Trend Book ShotFor those of you working closer to the season, our Autumn Winter 2015/16 Home & Interior and Kid’s Lifestyle trend books are now available for just £150 + p&p (over 75% off – usually £990*). This offer remains while limited stocks last. Continue reading

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Your guide to Milan Design Week 2015

 

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This week, our trend researchers will be heading to Milan Design Week 2015. For those of you planning your trip, we’re sharing our tips on what not to miss at this year’s event.

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The Future of Parenting

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Industry leaders gathered last week to hear our latest insights on The Future of Parenting. Held at London’s Material Lab, we explored various Millennial parenting styles as part of our 2016 Kids Lifestyle forecast.

“Interesting, challenging and thought provoking”

Aimed towards kids brands and retailers, the presentation disclosed our four Parenting Mindsets©; The Fixer, The Earth Mother, The Independent and The Free Range parent©. We discussed how each of these mindsets shape behaviours and impact the consumer habits of modern parents.

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International Home and Housewares 2015

Chicago ImagesTrend Bible attend the leading home and interiors trade shows globally to evidence and document emerging trends within this sector. This month Senior Trend Analyst, Ruth Kelly, travelled to Chicago for the International Home and Housewares Show 2015.

With over 2,100 exhibitors and 60,000 attendees, this is truly one of the largest shows for international housewares. Below we share our key findings from this year’s show. Continue reading

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Easter Trends 2015

Easter RabbitsStaying on top of design trends, as they emerge in store, is an essential part of understanding and developing your own product ranges for the following year.

Our Senior Trend Analysts have been in stores across London and New York, documenting the freshest retail trends for Easter 2015.

This season the traditional rabbit motif was scaled right down and repeated to create some lovely micro prints. This was spotted across greetings and homeware products in both UK and USA stores, including Paperchase, M&S and Crate & Barrel (pictured above).

Our In Season Retail Reports provide you with valuable knowledge of the trends your competitors are adopting, as well as providing a source of inspiration. Our Easter 2015 In Season Retail report is available now from our online shop. This report covers trends across stationery, greetings, gifts, homeware and confectionery.

Click here to get your copy now or contact us to see a free edit of this report.

 

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What Home Means to Me

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In the fifth instalment of What Home Means to Me, Contributing Editor for Trend Bible, Kate Carrick, reveals how her home is a social playground come day and haven by night.

“Home is everything.  Home is the first thing in the morning and the last thing at night.  It is family and friends for lunch, children playing, noise and chaos.  But later, it is where I control the mood, the environment and the cats pad about on the heated floor.  Home is the building; it is also the space within. Continue reading

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What inspires and motivates modern day parents?

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Find out what inspires and motivates modern day parents in this unique trend briefing that details the future of family life. Join us as we share our unique approach to segmenting and understanding consumers and householders in their role as parents, helping you shape appropriate and effective product ranges and marketing messages for 2015 and 2016.

This event is open to all industry professionals involved in creating products or services for parents, babies and toddlers. Held at Material Lab, London on Thursday 26th March. Continue reading

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What’s motivating consumers in 2016?

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Understanding what influences and motivates your customer is crucial to steering your brand strategically, and creating successful and engaging campaigns.

Our 2016 Insight Reports are a start-point to your year, providing in-depth insight into the key shifts in consumer attitude and behaviour that you need to be aware of. Each year we publish a Consumer Lifestyle & Home Environment and Kids Lifestyle report forecasting 1-2 years ahead. Continue reading

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Autumn Winter 16/17 Home & Kid’s Lifestyle Trends

AW1617HomeAvailable in both physical and eBook formats, our Home Interiors and Kid’s Lifestyle Trend Books for Autumn Winter 16/17 are available to buy now.

At Trend Bible we understand how important it is for manufacturers, working 2 years ahead of retail, to have access to the newest emerging trends in textiles, furnishings and homeware, allowing you to build inspirational, commercially successful product ranges. Continue reading

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Shades of blue this Valentine’s

Valentines20152This Valentine’s day, spending is expected to exceed record highs in the US and see a 46% rise in the UK. With the occasion growing in popularity with consumers on both sides of the Atlantic, our Senior Trend Analysts have been researching what retailers have in-store across greetings, gift and homeware for Valentine’s 2015. Continue reading

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