Ep. 069: Commerce Trends to Watch in 2020
Phillip Jackson, chief commerce officer of Something Digital and co-founder of Future Commerce, joins this episode of “The Commerce Marketer Podcast” to discuss expected commerce trends in 2020 and beyond. Phillip starts by describing the biggest trend that he expects to dominate the industry in 2020 (6:00 ) and discusses how venture capital fails at creating sustainable businesses (7:00 ). Phillips shifts gears to Amazon, predicting a long-term trend he expects to emerge this year (11:20 ) and how the cost and speed of shipping may threaten Amazon’s place at the top (13:00 ). He then delves into brand content and how retailers can neutralize larger competitor advantages with it (19:30 ). Phillip discusses the on-demand economy and how it’s paving the way for ghost brands and other non-ownership-based businesses (23:00 ). Phillips segues into the impact Gen Z has on retail, talking through potential backlash on larger corporations (27:00 ), sustainability and social causes, and brand loyalty (33:00 ). Finally, he assesses how the in-store shopping experience will change in the short-term (40:00 ).
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