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Future of Retail: Reports and resources

For those looking at industry futures, we have compiled some of the more interesting and useful recent free, no registration reports available on the future of retail.
Report Name Organisation Pub Date Geography Pages Overview
Future of Retail 2030 CBRE December 2017 Global 40 40 insights on changes in retail including Observations and Outcomes for each one.
The Future of Retail: A Unified Channel Strategy To Drive Brick & Data Retail (Executive Summary) PSFK November 2017 Global 14 PSFK’s Future of Retail 2018 report outlines how companies can transform their stores into experience centers that extend their supply chain and digital commerce platforms, creating mutual value with a focus on shopper experience.
Future of Retail: 5 trends reshaping the future of retail in 2019 and beyond! TrendWatching May 2018 Global 5,500
words
Summary of full report, providing details on 5 retail trends including examples.
Painting the Digital Future of Retail and Consumer Goods Companies Accenture June 2018 Global 11 Succinct report focusing on the impact of digital on retail, including business models, value chain, and what shopping may look like in 2026.
Shaping the Future of Retail for Consumer Industries World Economic Forum/ Accenture January 2017 Global 31 Detailed report on trends driving the future of retail, future capabilities required and societal implications.
Future of Retail CX future_medialab September 2017 UK 10 Top 5 marketing and communication trends for retail brands, drawing on a survey of UK consumers.
The Third Era of Digital Retail VML and WPP May 2018 Global 63 A vision of a human future of retail in 2022, including where we are headed, what to do about it, and 10 ways to get started.
The Future of Retail: Insight and Influences Shaping Retail Innovation Synchrony Financial March 2017 USA 8 6 trends and the implications for retail, based on expert interviews and a consumer survey.
The Future of Shopping Centers AT Kearney February 2018 USA 19 Detailed look at the future of retail real estate and what the industry will look like in 2030, examining underlying trends and potential directions.
Retail 5.0: Check out the Future QUT PwC Chair in the Digital Economy 2017 Global 23 The five stages of industry evolution – and the 7 major trends in Retail 5.0, illustrated by examples.
Report Name
Future of Retail 2030
Organisation
CBRE
Pub Date
December 2017
Geography
Global
Pages
40
Overview
40 insights on changes in retail including Observations and Outcomes for each one.
Report Name
The Future of Retail: A Unified Channel Strategy To Drive Brick & Data Retail (Executive Summary)
Organisation
PSFK
Pub Date
November 2017
Geography
Global
Pages
14
Overview
PSFK’s Future of Retail 2018 report outlines how companies can transform their stores into experience centers that extend their supply chain and digital commerce platforms, creating mutual value with a focus on shopper experience.
Report Name
Future of Retail: 5 trends reshaping the future of retail in 2019 and beyond!
Organisation
TrendWatching
Pub Date
May 2018
Geography
Global
Pages
5,500 words
Overview
Summary of full report, providing details on 5 retail trends including examples.
Report Name
Painting the Digital Future of Retail and Consumer Goods Companies
Organisation
Accenture
Pub Date
June 2018
Geography
Global
Pages
11
Overview
Succinct report focusing on the impact of digital on retail, including business models, value chain, and what shopping may look like in 2026.
Report Name
Shaping the Future of Retail for Consumer Industries
Organisation
World Economic Forum/ Accenture
Pub Date
January 2017
Geography
Global
Pages
31
Overview
Detailed report on trends driving the future of retail, future capabilities required and societal implications.
Report Name
Future of Retail CX
Organisation
future_medialab
Pub Date
September 2017
Geography
UK
Pages
10
Overview
Top 5 marketing and communication trends for retail brands, drawing on a survey of UK consumers.
Report Name
The Third Era of Digital Retail
Organisation
VML and WPP
Pub Date
May 2018
Geography
Global
Pages
63
Overview
A vision of a human future of retail in 2022, including where we are headed, what to do about it, and 10 ways to get started.
Report Name
The Future of Retail: Insight and Influences Shaping Retail Innovation
Organisation
Synchrony Financial
Pub Date
March 2017
Geography
USA
Pages
8
Overview
6 trends and the implications for retail, based on expert interviews and a consumer survey.
Report Name
The Future of Shopping Centers
Organisation
AT Kearney
Pub Date
February 2018
Geography
USA
Pages
19
Overview
Detailed look at the future of retail real estate and what the industry will look like in 2030, examining underlying trends and potential directions.
Report Name
Retail 5.0: Check out the Future
Organisation
QUT PwC Chair in the Digital Economy
Pub Date
2017
Geography
Global
Pages
23
Overview
The five stages of industry evolution – and the 7 major trends in Retail 5.0, illustrated by examples.

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