A number of key design trends will be at the forefront during Dutch Design Week from October 21-29, with initiatives exploring cutting-edge sustainable design, the role of robots and a future of flexible living.
Christmas shopping begins up to four months early for many Britons with around 20% of consumers starting it by September and a small-but-significant 5% actually shopping all year round with Christmas in mind.
Fashion and lifestyle brand Boden is launching a campaign to reclaim the word 'mum' as a moniker of style in the English language, and move it from its current negative associations in the media and in culture.
Silicon Valley-based Ada Diamonds opened the first lab-made diamond showroom in downtown San Francisco, signifying the market's departure from mined stones to the consumer preference for ethical and sustainable luxury.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) has released its 2017 Holiday Outlook which reinforces the need for strong experiential marketing and contains good news for retailers, revealing Gen Z shoppers will be in store this year.