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From the clothes we buy to the politicians we vote for, our opinions, decisions and tastes are constantly being influenced. With the help of social media, people have made a career from their ability to set trends and inspire in the last few years, reclaiming a power that was once only reserved to the elite. But who are these ‘influencers’ and do people still trust them?


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Edward Bergen (host)
Global Food and Drink Analyst

Simon Moriarty
EMEA Director of Trends

Jack Duckett
Associate Director, Consumer Lifestyles Research