THE RETAIL LANDSCAPE ISN'T DONE SHIFTING

The more digital the world becomes, the more importance consumers place on personal connections. Social selling, where consumers sell directly to other people within their circles, is rapidly becoming one of the most effective sales channels in retail. Buyers not only get to see and touch the products, but they also can make their purchases confident in the expertise of the friends who sell them. Consider the following retail trends and how brands can add a touch of humanity, both online and in the real world.