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The five top retail trends for 2013

Shelley E. Kohan
Shelley E. Kohan
Vice President of Retail Consulting

These trends will define retail for the next several years and will distinguish the leaders from the failures.

The top trends for brick-and-mortar retailers in 2013 are what will elevate the leaders above the pack over the next three years.  These are mission critical and require a thoughtful, strategic approach.  Let’s start with the obvious:

There you have it in a nutshell for 2013.  It is shaping up to be a huge year for many of these trends, all interwoven with omnichannel. The only reason omnichannel is not on the brick-and-mortar trend list is that it has taken on a life of its own – and deservedly so.

Stay tuned for my upcoming blog on Holiday Insights: What do we need to be prepared for in 2013?