#WhatsTrending: “Trends As Business Strategy” – with Dion Chang

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Is your business future-proof and how can it take advantage of โ€œthe rise of the machinesโ€? What skills must we ensure our children develop for the future world of work? And are giant retail spaces like malls soon to be ghost towns?

Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Africa interrogates these questions and their answers with well known trends guru and analyst, Dion Chang of Flux Trends.

During this show we look at:

  • 00:00 – Are magazines and print media dead (dying)?
  • 3:20 โ€“ The origins of Dionโ€™s global citizen identity
  • 8:20 โ€“ What is the golden thread seen throughout your career and into trends analysis?
  • 9:31 โ€“ โ€œTrends as business strategyโ€ โ€“ What is this?

Retail Trend โ€“ The Death Of The Mall?

  • 12:20 โ€“ How is retail behavior changing and what is the doing to retail space and malls?
  • 16:20 โ€“ What is taking the place of the old way of shopping?
  • 16:44 โ€“ How is social-commerce different to e-commerce?
  • 18:41 โ€“ Tell us more about the โ€œC-officeโ€ phenomenon?
  • 19:39 โ€“ What characteristic or mindset needs to be nurtured to keep up with these changes?

Jobs Trend โ€“ Are The Robots Taking Over?

  • 22:00 โ€“ Tell us what is on the horizon?
  • 24:30 โ€“ What are the jobs we need to prepare our children for?
  • 30:40 โ€“ How do we future-proof our organisations? Can we?
  • And more.

Our guests and experts in the Henley Business Radio studio this week:

  • Dion Chang – Trends Analyst and CEO of Flux Trends
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