Explore the impact of dramatic recent changes across multiple industries. You’ll also hear new perspectives on consumer dynamics, geographic and attitudinal insight into the key learnings from 2020 across all the industries NPD tracks, the behavior changes and trends that will stick, and our experts’ outlook for the rest of 2021.
Macroeconomic forces, political tribalism, and changing American values will permanently impact the way we shop, the way we dress, the way we work, and everything in between. You will be joined for this discussion by John Dick, founder and CEO of market intelligence company CivicScience. John shares insights into the future of American consumerism with a particular focus on the fashion industry and our category in particular. He explores how consumers may shift their priorities and spending in the months ahead, viewed through the dual lenses of those who’ve suffered ― and benefited ― the most during the pandemic.
Join us as our thought leaders walk us through the leading indicators to prepare you to capitalize on these opportunities. They explore what we are tracking to identify the movement into these stages, and the impact on retail, so you can find out how to drive growth across the softlines industries.
In China, the consumer is discovering new brands and e-commerce sales continue to grow. See the opportunities this powerful combination creates for your brand.
In this special closing presentation, Marshal Cohen will summarize what we’re watching across the fashion-oriented industries we track. Find out where the trends are taking us, how your business can remain agile amid dramatic consumer and retail change, and what to incorporate into your forward-looking plans.