Take a fascinating journey into the future as Stylus experts, alongside industry thought-leaders and commentators, unpack tomorrow’s trends and unearth bold new opportunities. Check back every Tuesday for new episodes.

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Episode 99: Forecasting the Future with Ford

Ford's chief futurist Sheryl Connelly discusses the automotive brand's 2022 Trend Report, which explores the macro trends set to shape the next few decades of consumer engagement. From the future of family to work and socialising, Connelly reveals how businesses can embrace the power and potential of change. We also examine the Innovation of the Week and The Next Big Opportunity with Stylus experts.

Episode 98: China Trends for 2022

Manya Koetse, editor-in-chief of What's On Weibo, and Rui Ma, founder of Tech Buzz China, discuss key tech, media and consumer trends in China – from what's shaking up e-commerce, to opportunities in social media engagement. We also explore the Innovation of the Week and The Next Big Opportunity with Stylus experts.

Episode 97: The Truth About Gen Z with Kelsey Weekman

Kelsey Weekman, editor at Yahoo's youth culture platform In The Know, reveals the secrets to successfully engaging with Gen Z. Also on the show, Kimberly Joi McDonald, founder of interior design firm Designing JOI, discusses how she advocates for diversity and inclusion in design; and we explore the Innovation of the Week and The Next Big Opportunity with Stylus experts.

Episode 96: Better Brand Purpose with Ben & Jerry’s

Kerry Thorpe, head of communications at Ben & Jerry's, discusses all aspects of the ice-cream company's activist mission – from balancing purpose and playfulness, to ensuring brand fans are engaged long-term. Also, Carlos Silis, founder of Mexican marketing firm The Moonshot Company, talks digital strategy; and we explore the Innovation of the Week and The Next Big Opportunity with Stylus experts.

Episode 95: Key Trends for 2022

A special edition of Future Thinking, exploring key trends that will impact brands and consumers in 2022. Amanda Ho, CEO of conscious travel platform Regenerative Travel, and Sam Field, director of creative technology at Yahoo Creative Studios, offer insight and inspiration for the year ahead, while our own experts discuss Stylus's Look Ahead 2022 series of reports.

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