Trend Forecasting Resources Assignment

Trend Forecasting Resources Assignment

(75 Points)

OBJECTIVE

The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize you with the WGSN trend site available to FIDM students via the library accessible online to review and chart trend forecast predictions.

ASSIGNMENT BRIEF

First, you’ll need to complete on-line registration for access in library to access the site from your remote location.

*Page (1) cover page (see example below page #2)

Then, create an information sheet that highlights trends from WGSN’s Fashion and Lifestyle & Interiors dropdown menu separately, which contains the following information:

*Page (2) behind your cover page include the following:

  • Name of individual dropdown menu Fashion and or Lifestyle & Interiors (place name above each corresponding paragraph)
  • Brief summary/overview of type of information each dropdown menu contains for the following: Fashion and Lifestyle & Interiors (paragraph #1 Fashion and #2 Lifestyle & Interior)
  • List two fun facts you learned while familiarizing yourself with the WGSN site (paragraph #3) *Note you must notate this under the header called Fun Facts when writing out this section
  • Describe your overall impression of the site, in terms of navigational ease + how info is organized (paragraph #4)
  • Remember be insightful but keep each paragraph brief and to the point

*Page (3) will start your (Macro) trend pages

  • Name + describe two key large scale (Macro) fashion trend. They can be men’s or women’s

current, or predicted trends – make sure you give each trend its own page and don’t forget to add an image that corresponds with your trend above the description brief.

  • Name + describe two key large scale (Macro) Lifestyle & Interior trends again they can be current or predicted trends – make sure you give each trend its own page

You’ll be graded on:

  • How thoroughly you researched each dropdown menu
  • Quality of written information you include on your researched trend (again be insightful but brief)
  • How well you present the required details visually, feel free to use images that relate to your trend

GRADING

  • Information is accurate + indicates a thorough investigation of each researched trend 30 points
  • Quality of written content (spelling, grammar, etc.) of each researched trend 15 points
  • Quality of visual presentation + design of your trend research page 30 points

NOTE: Include a cover page with your name, assignment name, class day + time.

Less 10% for missing/improperly formatted cover page or other issues following assignment directions. *See

Page (2) for cover page outline directions!!!!

Trend Forecasting Resources Assignment

(75 Points)

Cover Page Example Below

(Name) Trend Forecasting Resources Assignment

(4 Spaces From Top)

Student/Your Name: (4 Spaces From Top) Justified Left.

Class Day & Date: (1 Space Down Under Your Name).

Class Time: (1 Space Down Under Day & Date).

*Note Point deductions will be given to students that don’t complete the assignment or turn in the assignment on time. Points will also be deducted from the assignment total if you don’t follow the assignment guidelines.

Students will present the homework assignment in class.

*If you have any questions about the homework assignment please see me after class or forward your questions to my email THallman@fidm.edu

NOTE: Include separate cover pages (for visuals + written content) with your name, assignment name, class day + time.

Less 10% for missing/improperly formatted cover pages or other issues following assignment directions.