There is no doubt that this year has been a disruptive year for retail, but the amount of change is on a similar scale to past periods of disruption. Retailers need to adapt to avoid becoming redundant
Welcome back to the final instalment of Retail Predictions 2019. We have developed 6 predictions for 2019 with our market knowledge and we have had the chance to discuss them with retail leaders at our last round table. This instalment will focus on predictions 5 and 6.
Prediction 5: The retail market – Better together
Retailers, big and small, will need to collaborate rather than compete to survive the coming years.
In 2018 we saw an upsurge in retailer collaboration. The harsh retail environment has driven historical rivals together in a bid to expand their...