You’ve probably heard that brick and mortar retail is in trouble. Even industry giants are closing hundreds of stores. Given retail’s steady migration to mobile and e-commerce, you may be wondering what retail will look like in the future. As predicted by futurist Faith Popcorn, we can continue to expect hyper-customized concierge and on-demand services, and what she calls “consutainment,” the integration of ultra-convenience, consumption, and entertainment. Are we all going to shop at home in our underwear? Will physical storefronts go away? Move over, Jetsons. Here are a few things you can expect to see based on current technology that’s in the works.
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