Retail isn’t dead, it’s dynamic. Consumers are always going to want to buy, but in an increasingly digital world how will the retail industry adapt?
With the dawn of the mobile age it seems only logical that consumers will begin to shop more on their mobile devices. Last year almost 1 in 5 purchases made on lucrative Cyber Monday were made using mobile devices.
Increasingly brands that cater toward the mobile market, with the creation of mobile optimized e-commerce sites or mobile apps, are reaping the rewards of being prepared for this shift in shopping habits. American retail giant Walmart is leading the pack with its mobile application, the Walmart app can detect when a customer is in-store and provides users with store maps and product aisle information.
The following infographic by Colourfast Printing looks at the future of retail.
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