Retail Trends Programme

Featuring five sessions over three days delivered by four of BLE’s partners – Trend Bible, IMRG, GfK and The Insights People – the programme ties into themes and activations at BLE 2019.

All times displayed for Europe/London timezone.

Why Trends Matter for Licensing
11:00 - 11:45
Founder & CEO
Trend Bible
Senior Trend Strategist
Trend Bible

Join the team from leading Futures Agency Trend Bible, as they share insight into how the world’s best brands use trends to see what’s coming, identify opportunities, act with confidence and stay commercially relevant within the boundaries of licensing.


The Future of Retail: The impact of e-commerce and tech on the high street
14:00 - 15:00
Strategy and Insight Director

How can retailers know which new technologies to invest in? When do buzz and hype evolve into genuine customer demand? And what ‘easy-win’ improvements can you make to your website that aren’t dependent on expensive new technologies?