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MC&Co consult to global home and lifestyle brands. We bring innovation of trend, brand and product development. We help up-skill and streamline product teams that are time poor. We find these teams are usually overwhelmed by an explosion of global style trend information.

Discover our scientific approach to trend intelligence. MC&Co can help you deliver an aligned, and commercially differentiated product assortment.

How Our Trend Consulting Works

Diagnostic + Trend Intelligence + Experience


  • We have a detailed approach to understand both the business and market challenges
  • We provide a systematic way to prioritise business pain points
  • A practical application of the Prosperity Wheel

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Trend Intelligence

  • We help identify global trends
  • We provide a systematic approach to categorising trend
  • Our intelligence help align trend with customers
  • Identifies commercial relevance
  • Identifies trend lifecycle

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  • MC&Co have a proven track record of managing merchandise teams
  • We bring 30+ years of product development experience as well as Global experience
  • We provide an Iintimate understanding of industries inner workings

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  • An in-depth look at Trend Intelligence
  • A practical approach to Product development and Assortment Planning
  • We provide Tailored Facilitation

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  • We present our Annual Interior Lifestyle Forecast
  • We provide our Report on International Trade Fairs
  • We present our compilation on Graphic Trends
  • We also provided Tailored Keynote Addresses

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Product Consulting

  • We deliver results on time, on budget.
  • We lead and become part of your team, from ‘handhold’ to hand over.
  • Project or retainer programs are offered.

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Where have we been seen?

Our product developments have been seen in these world-class retailers.


“Michael is a wonderfully inspiring international brand and product development "guru" when it comes to working within the homewares, furniture, and lighting arenas..”

Linda Simpson

Imagination Network

“Michael has highly developed skills in product development, which he manages through a series of meticulous processes ensuring product adaptation and alignment with target market as well as disciplined compliance with range assortment plans..”

Iain Campbell – Former Managing Director

Strandbags Group

“MC&Co's robust process of identifying and interpreting global trend is second to none. The level of detail in and commercial application of their process is profit focus and relevant from a market leading position. love their work..”

Danni Hosking Haley-Head of Homeware

Country Road

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