By: Mike Futterbach, Fortune.com ContributorThe future of the retail industry is one of uncertainty.
Whether you’re a mom looking for a new pair of sneakers or a dad looking to get in on the fun of shopping, there are many things that you need to know before you do.
Read moreWhat to know about the future of retail?
We’re going to take a look at the major trends in the retail space and the major industries in which they’re emerging, and what they mean for the future.
We’ll also be taking a look into some of the big-name companies that are already moving into the retail business.
First things first, what is retail?
For most people, retail is synonymous with buying and selling things, or something.
However, for some people, the word retail doesn’t mean the same thing.
For them, the term refers to buying and reselling products that are sold at the same place as what you buy.
If you’re not a mom or a Dad, then you’ve probably never been a retail shopper.
While shopping is not new, it’s very recent.
Many people believe that it started around the mid-1980s, but the origins of the term aren’t completely clear.
It was first coined by retail historian David K. Miller in 1988, and it’s commonly referred to as the “golden age” of retail.
The origins of retail can be traced back to the 19th century, when the United States was the world’s biggest market.
The term retail was coined by a group of merchants who traveled to England in search of new markets and opportunities.
Their plan was to open a “gold shop” where the products that were available to buy were sold in stores.
The term retail began to gain popularity as the U.S. economy began to recover and in the early 1900s, retailers began to open stores all over the country.
The early storefronts were largely small, brick-and-mortar establishments, and were staffed by single-story storefront employees.
As more and more stores opened in the midcentury, more and better equipped storefronts were added to the landscape.
Today, retail stores are now ubiquitous throughout the country, with many locations featuring merchandise that is available for sale at any time of day or night.
The retail space has evolved over the years, but some of its major characteristics include the location, the type of products that can be purchased, and the customer experience.
While some stores have moved away from brick- and-mortars, many remain, and there are still several major retail companies that have emerged.
The following are the five biggest trends in retail that are currently in play.1.
The “gift economy”The gift economy is one the biggest trends that is emerging in the industry.
Gifts are often purchased in-person or online, and many stores offer items that are no longer available in stores, such as vintage clothing, jewelry, home decor, and more.
While these items are not necessarily a necessity for most people’s shopping, they have been seen as an important part of the holiday season and a great way to boost the economy.2.
The online shopping trendThe online shopping phenomenon has been booming in recent years.
Online shopping accounts for about 15% of all retail spending, but according to a survey by Gartner, online retail accounts for more than 60% of the industry’s sales growth.
Online shopping has been gaining popularity in recent decades, and according to the survey, online shoppers spend more than $600 billion annually.
The home décor trendThe home décolleté trend is gaining popularity as an upscale way to decorate your home.
A typical home décleté typically consists of white fabric, black and gray, and gold accents.
The white fabric is usually used for decorative purposes, and often adds some extra flair to the home, such the “bluest pink, cream, or red” of a white blanket.
The gold accents are added to create a very unique effect and are a great addition to the decor.
The gift economy trendThe gift-giving trend has been growing rapidly over the past few years, and now accounts for approximately 15% and 20% of retail spending respectively.
Gifts, often purchased online, can include toys, home furnishings, clothing, and even furniture.
These gifts are often sold at an outlet that can then be picked up at a store.
The smart home trendThe smart home is a trend that has been steadily growing in popularity over the last few years.
Smart home technology has helped to create more convenience and convenience in the home.
The technology allows people to customize the home to suit their lifestyle, such for example by choosing a color or pattern.
The home is now a place that people can visit and interact with, which is a great part of this trend.
The digital shopping trend is also growing rapidly and accounts for a large percentage of the growth of the smart home industry.
The growing interest