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Top 7 Retail Trends for 2017
From supply chain to purchase delivery, digitalization will continue to remake the entire retail experience this year. We expect retailers to create speed and agility in their supply chains, to collaborate more, use more technology and adopt new delivery models as they cater to consumers’ demand for immediacy and convenience.
Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, dives into the seven retail trends that will shape the year ahead.
1. The Path to Consumers Will be More Direct
2. Battle of the Marketplaces
3. Retail Stores are Evaporating, Oh My!
4. Online Grocery is Set to Grow Rapidly in the US and China
5. Digitalization of the Supply Chain
6. Jumping the Last-Mile Hurdles
7. Expect to See More VR and AR as Retailers Invest in Experiences
Feb. 23, 2017
7 Key Takeaways for Back-to-School 2016
We’re expecting back-to-school sales to increase 2-3%, up from the 40 basis point growth last year. Here, Deborah Weinswig outlines 7 key takeaways for the 2016 back-to-school season.
2. Tax-Free Shopping Holidays
3. Where People Are Shopping
4. In-Store Experience
5. Buying News
6. Strong Fashion Trends
7. Shopping Earlier
Aug. 24, 2016
5 Ways Amazon Is Shaking Up Retail
Watch Deborah Weinswig’s insights on how Amazon is shaking up retail. She discusses five key things the e-commerce giant is doing to disrupt retail:
1. Prime is taking off
2. Redefining logistics with Prime Now
3. Home Services
4. Echo along with Alexa
5. Amazon Fashion
May 12, 2016
My Insights on the Top 5 Ways Millennials Are Disrupting Industries
From buying furniture to buying experiences, Millennials have their ways. Watch Deborah’s insights on how millennials disrupt the industries across the board.
Feb. 28, 2016
My Top 16 Global Retail Trends for 2016
Throughout 2015, FBIC Global Retail & Technology researched, discussed and reported on the latest retail and tech themes. In this video, we look ahead to 2016 to outline what we think will be the key global retail trends in the coming year.
Feb. 5, 2016
My Top 16 Global Retail Tech Trends for 2016
Throughout 2015, FBIC Global Retail & Technology researched, discussed and reported on the latest retail and tech themes. In this video, we look ahead to 2016 to outline what we think will be the key technology trends in global retail in the coming year.
Jan. 19, 2016
2015 Holiday Homestrech
We are in the Holiday Homestretch. Here I recap the retail holiday shopping season thus far, looking at Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and mobile shopping trends.
Dec. 20, 2015
WEBCAST: Holiday Shopping Results – Shoppers Changing Places
In our last webcast of the year, we discussed e-commerce trends so far this holiday season with Demandware. Rick Kenney shares insights on recent mobile share trends, Cyber Week results and more.
Dec. 21, 2015
WEBCAST: Special Discussion with comScore
In this webcast, I am joined by Gian M. Fulgoni and Andrew Lipsman from comScore to discuss 2015 holiday commerce trends through Green Monday (Dec. 14).
Dec. 18, 2015
WEBCAST: Primark Overview
In this webcast, we discuss current state of Primark and just how big it could grow internationally; and how it will affect the upcoming retail trends for the retailers as well as the consumer.
Dec. 16, 2015
WEBCAST: Holiday Results & Trends with RetailNext
In this webcast, we provide an overview of retail performance through the holiday season and the shopping trends that are emerging.
Dec. 15, 2015