2018 brings new strategies and areas of focus for retailers. From shrinking stores to an emphasis on private brands to less gimmicky technology, see what Forbes' Steve Dennis believes the new year has in store. Dennis, who launched a consulting firm, was previously Senior Vice President of Strategy & Multichannel Marketing for the Neiman Marcus Group, and in his lengthy retail career has held senior strategy, marketing and general management roles at Sears and Lands' End.
As we saw, last year was a transformative year in retail and we expect 2018 to continue in that direction.
Read all of Dennis' predictions here.