Our Retail Futures Report is an invaluable framework for brands seeking to deliver excellence in this rapidly evolving sector. With rising trends, market insights and best-in-class case studies, it arms your team with
Top: Bolon By You collection by Bolon, Milan
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: Global Market Shifts
We bring opportunities for growth into focus with a look at emerging markets across the world, rising hubs for manufacturing and logistics, and key economic and consumer drivers of change.
: Market Insight
Wide-ranging and relevant insights, including the evolution of physical stores into experiential media hubs, a study of the Muslim market, the technologies serving the Cult of Convenience, and a look at the technical, connected textiles that people will want to wear.
: Special feature: The Future of Service
Customer service has almost been forgotten in an age of automation. We show how balancing human interaction with algorithms can make a winning combination.
: Retail Trends Rising
From retailers pushing transparency to its limits with Extreme Brandsparency to the merging of digital and physical retail with Streamlined Shopping, we present five trends that reveal the changing relationship between retailers and consumers.
: Retail Toolkits
We explain how the report’s insights can be put into practice, through strategies such as Humanising Digital and forming New Allegiances, to help your brand achieve success in these uncertain times.
: Siam Discovery by Nendo, Bangkok. Photography by Takumi Ota
Are you prepared for the shifting plates of consumer sentiment?
Can you see a clear path for your brand’s future?
Ensure your brand’s permanence by downloading our Retail Futures Report 2017 now.
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Retail Futures Report 2017
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