Global Trends 2020


Britons are revisiting traditional recipes amid lockdown

Unable to leave their homes, Britons are retreating to family meal times – eating well and enjoying nostalgic family recipes. Adding a 21st-century twist, many are giving the recipes a vegetarian makeover.


UK jigsaw puzzle sales increase over 150%

UK jigsaw puzzle manufacturers reported a jump in sales due to Covid-19. Firms are reporting sales increases of over 150% since many people are looking to more traditional ways to pass the time under lockdown.


The enduring appeal of nostalgia

Ever since the economic crash of 2008, nostalgia has been a key trend for the established economies in the west. Half the planet wishes that their country was ‘the way it used to be’. However, those living in emerging