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Here are the retail trends to expect in 2018

Crystal ball-gazing

Here are the retail trends to expect in 2018

The retail industry is a fast-paced, uncertain minefield, where retailers must keep up with the latest trends and expectations to survive in the market. This year saw many trends come in and out, but what can retailers expect to face from 2018? 

Enhancing the experience

Some commentators think food and integrated hospitality offerings will save brick and mortar retail from obsolescence in the age of ecommerce. In the Enhancing the Experience series Courtney Devereux looks into why these two different sectors are working together. 

Idealog Urban

Some commentators think food and integrated hospitality offerings will save brick and mortar retail from obsolescence in the age of ecommerce. But does catering to the consumer’s every need result in sales, or are shoppers moving on without making a purchase? In the Enhancing the experience series Courtney Devereux assesses the relationship between retailers and hospitality offerings, starting with Città Design. 

Open season

Our lives are increasingly lived digitally. And while that has brought untold benefits, all of the information we provide is generally kept private by the flimsiest of methods. So how easy is it to get hold of that information? And what’s the worst that could happen if it got into the wrong hands? Courtney Devereux bravely/foolishly decided to let hackers try to infiltrate her online world – and all they found was everything.