JWTIntelligence has released its eighth annual forecast of key trends that will shape or significantly impact consumer mind-set and behaviour in the near future. In this year’s report, new technology continues to take centre stage, with major shifts tied to warp-speed developments in mobile, social and data technologies. Many of its trends reflect how businesses are driving, leveraging or counteracting technology’s omnipresence in our lives, and how consumers are responding to its pull.
Food Trends 2013
2013 will be the perfect storm of necessity and opportunity, says Trendwatching.com in this free trend briefing: some economies will do OK(-ish), others will be shaky, but whatever market or industry you're in, those who understand and cater to changing consumer needs, desires and expectations will forever have plenty of opportunity to profit. A remapped global economy, new technologies (or 'old' technologies applied in new ways), new business models...
The first 2013 food trends report has been released from the Innova stable. As the US food industry awaits a vote from California on the mandatory labeling of GMO ingredients and several manufacturers face regulatory challenges over “natural” product claims, two of the key trends for 2013 are 'The Aware Shopper' and 'Natural” Cracks Emerge'.