Originally published on Retail Dive
From store concept advancements to an e-commerce reckoning, the Retail Dive team takes on predictions for the year ahead.
It was the best of retail times, it was the worst of retail times. Between historic bankruptcies, amazing advancements in technology, devastating consumer data breaches and a blockbuster end-of-year sales season, 2018 was a roller coaster for shoppers and retailers alike. It also set the stage for the year ahead. Will stores be able to build off of the holiday season? Will more companies file for Chapter 11? What will the industry be buzzing about? The staff at Retail Dive looks ahead to the 10 most exciting trends on the horizon.