Fashion week (#nyfw) is well underway in New York City—offering up a sneak peek into the latest apparel and designer trends that will soon hit our favorite stores across the U.S. But the fashion industry shouldn’t be the only industry looking at trends this year. All commerce professionals and business leaders should be paying attention to how they can turn disruption into innovation and leverage the changes in the market to their advantage.
We recently published the 6 Key Commercial Trends for 2017. It speaks to different types of disruptive change and what businesses can do to drive loyalty and fuel growth. Unlike the fashion runway in NYC, business is no longer a one-way street. Retailers and merchandisers alike need to create relevant, intuitive, and highly personalized experiences for every customer.
How? First, I recommend looking through our trends report. Second, mark your calendar and come tweetup up with Watson Commerce and industry experts Tessa Horehled, @tessa, and Melissa Gonzalez, @MelsStyles, as we delve into ways to turn disruption into innovation and keep your brand top of mind throughout every season this year.
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