Trendwatching has come out with
their top 8 trends for 2008.
(status symbol consumption based on lifestyle),
(high end products in EVERY industry),
(temporary or transient pleasure buys),
(increase reliance on the internet),
(broadcasting eco-credentials to others),
(marketing by taking care of the consumer…
think Charmin sponsored public restrooms),
Make It Yourself
(consumers wishing to create and
personalize products themselves)
(using consumers input and sweat equity).