December 23, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, we look forward to exciting new trends and innovations that will be developed and implemented in 2014. Trendwatching.com has compiled a list of 7 consumer trends to move forward with in the coming year. Here’s a quick summary of each:
1.The “Guilt Free” Status: sustainable or recycled will be an important denotation for products this coming year. People want to feel good about the things they buy!
2.Crowd-Shaped: with an increasing social media preference, everyone wants to customize their preferences. Crowd-shaping refers to an assembling of preferences to create/influence goods and services.
3.Greener Solutions: Projects worldwide reward for recycling, create urban green spaces, and constructing LEED certified projects.
4.“Mychiatry”: products that track and improve wellbeing, such as apps. They create a way to perform better than peers or to relieve time pressures.
5.No Data: entities will be very vocal about NOT collecting your personal info.
6.Caring Things: similar to mychiatry, products that are focused on people’s wellbeing, such as a football helmet than can report injuries to a coach on the sideline.
7.Going Local and Global: an increasing push of both local and global products.
To read the full article, please visit HERE.