2018 will be the year of the comeback. Where old trends are new again.
Major trends of 2015, such as Cryptocurrencies, mobile POS solutions, and Grocery eCommerce, have waded through the trough of disillusionment and are primed to make a major impact on the retail landscape. While newer trends, chat and voice, will look to build upon and entrench themselves into the customer journey.
Other notable trends, not included below but ones I am watching closely, are in-store robotics, augmented reality, and the continued advancements in artificial intelligence and its impact on the retail supply chain