58 episodes

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.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 24 Ratings

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.

    Racial Bias in Technology

    Racial Bias in Technology

    With some tech giants now stepping away from facial recognition because inherent bias, what is and can be done to address this critical issue? Emilia Morano Williams talks to founder and CEO of AI for the People Mutale Nkonde about how racial bias is contaminating AI and what a racially inclusive future for tech could look like. 

    • 28 min
    Gen Z Revolutions: How to Reach the Activist Generation

    Gen Z Revolutions: How to Reach the Activist Generation

    How are Gen Z reacting to this extraordinary year? Christian Ward talks to founder of Gen Z insights agency Imagen, Jay Richards about the brands winning respect by investing in social causes, and how they can be the ones to maintain the momentum of now and demand long-term change. 

    • 18 min
    Brands & Black Lives Matter: How to be More Than Just an Ally

    Brands & Black Lives Matter: How to be More Than Just an Ally

    How can brands put themselves on the line to become more than just an ally in the Black Lives Matter movement? Christian Ward speaks to journalist Ernest Owens and Director of Creative Strategy at Vox Media Amber Davis about how to move beyond lip-service to bring about the systemic changes needed. 

    • 35 min
    Innovation in a Crisis: How Brands Can Emerge Stronger

    Innovation in a Crisis: How Brands Can Emerge Stronger

    Is it possible for businesses to emerge from the coronavirus crisis stronger and more resilient than before? Christian Ward talks to founder of Plan, Kevin McCullagh about the challenges all business must navigate to adapt to the current crisis. 

    • 26 min
    How to Navigate China’s Post-Pandemic Retail Landscape

    How to Navigate China’s Post-Pandemic Retail Landscape

    What are the concerns of Chinese consumers and how are they shifting as the country re-opens following Covid-19 lockdown? Emilia Morano-Williams talks to Nancy Zhang, head of partnerships for China-focused ecommerce company BorderX Lab, and Saisangeeth Daswani, Stylus’ Advisory Head of Fashion, Beauty and APAC, about what international brands should know before entering the  market, the history of revenge buying and what messaging will resonate with Chinese consumers post-pandemic. 

    • 25 min
    Wellbeing in the Age of Coronavirus

    Wellbeing in the Age of Coronavirus

    How is coronavirus shifting our approach to wellbeing in lockdown and beyond? Christian Ward talks to founder if St Iris, Sanela Lazic and Stylus’ senior Beauty editor Lisa Payne about the integral role that beauty can play in our quest for balance, happiness and respite. 

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

AAMNguyen ,

Fantastic insights

Brilliant informative podcast with experts and enlightening facts and figures for trends

T55TAM ,

Best retail insight podcast

Thought I'd listen to this in the background and ended up completely absorbed by the insightful discussion and well presented topics. Looking forward to more episodes!

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Very insightful

Crucial topics for brands to be talking about and acting on - really informative and inspiring.

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