Global retail trends 2021: five trends we predict will reshape retail

Toby Pickard
Head of Insight - Innovation & Futures

Our industry has adapted rapidly to unprecedented challenges over the past year. COVID-19 has significantly changed some basics of modern retail and accelerated digital transformation.

With that in mind, we have identified five trends that we expect to change and shape the global retail landscape in 2021 and beyond. Use this report to stay ahead of developments and future-proof your business.

The trends

  1. System upgrade: digitally enhancing operations
  2. Escalating ecommerce: driving online and profitability
  3. Making a meal of it: creating inspiration and excitement
  4. Holistic health: supporting health and wellness
  5. Recuperative retail: focusing on sustainability

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