The rise of virtuous consumerism highlights a growing concern for the planet and the need for sustainable practices, writes Mark McCrindle.
The convenience of digital payments means that purchase of products and services online are expected to rise compared to in-store.
Consumerism is fuelled by planned obsolescence, the intentional design of a product to only last a certain amount of time before needing replacement.
If you care about sustaining people and our planet, the annual ‘Ethical Fashion Report’ offers guidance on how to consume wisely.
The report found that 87 per cent wanted to change their fashion consumption habits to consume more ethically but lacked awareness of ethical brands.
An analysis of the last year shows how the changes in consumer behaviour is set to shape the future of retail, particularly in these 3 ways.
Winning back the trust of consumers is one of the most essential battles businesses of our era could engage in, and it needs to be played on the offensive.
Social media e-commerce is on the rise and the trends are clear: the younger the user, the more likely they are to spend through social media.
In the existing world of power and politics, the story of David and Goliath has never really rung true. Aside from the odd revolutionary. Until now.
Our consumption habits are impacting our physical and emotional lives. Are we consuming to distract ourselves from life’s stresses?