In December 2021, Insider Intelligence analysts published their top five Retail Trends to Watch in 2022, detailing our predictions for the upcoming year. But 2022 has been anything but predictable.
Inflation and the looming threat of a recession continue to alter consumer behavior, while retailers have struggled to stay on top of supply chain management and shifts in category spending.
In this Analyst Take, we revisit our 2022 trends to find out what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and how we’re thinking about five of retail's biggest trends amid this era of uncertainty.
Several high-profile retailers have leveraged digital to drive in-store innovation in 2022.