What’s going to happen in retail this year, and how can we prepare for it? That’s the key question for most businesses, and NRF’s Big Show is the first port of call for discovering the answer.
There’s a reason more than 30,000 retailers, technology vendors and influencers head to New York City each January. The Big Show is the epicentre of retail discussion; a hotbed of innovation; a chance to learn cutting-edge techniques from the forefront of retail.
This year was no exception – even FootFall was getting involved, handing out exclusive copies of our new report: Stars & Spikes – 8 trends that will redefine retail in 2016.
Bricks-and-mortar was a big talking point at #NRF16. Stores and shopping centres are still perplexing the industry, in terms of how we drive retail footfall in the wake of online competition, and how we create the right experiences to convert sales amongst those who choose to shop ….