by Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Senior Research Director, CEIR

Retail Evolution

For organizers and exhibitors struggling to figure out how to integrate digital in a way that helps enhance the attendee experience and drive the bottom line, please, look to retail for ideas on how to ramp up your game! The pace of change in retail is tremendous, and the array of tools that make it easier than ever to shop is larger than ever.

The National Retail Federation Show that concluded recently in New York City highlights these innovations and major challenges to avoid, to help retailers, long-standing and new, evolve with peoples’ fast-changing shopping habits. This is not a game for the lighthearted. Retailers need to innovate or perish. And there are many opportunities to evolve with shopping behaviors.  There is too much to list here, though if you want to find key takeaways, go here.

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