NEW YORK — While talk of cyber security and a lackluster consumer dominated the sidelines at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show here on Monday, the word from the podium was of larger changes sweeping through the entire industry.
The presentations ranged from economics and a “consumer-inspired future,” to how the Internet has supercharged the sector and how big data can help brands improve their businesses. Here, a closer look at the major trends.
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