Smartphones set to rule over retail sector – Bullring owner

THE rise of smartphones and an ageing population will drive faster retail sales growth over the next decade, but only those retailers which succeed in remaining relevant for tomorrow’s consumer will benefit.

This is the conclusion of a new report The Reshaping of Retail produced by retail consultant Conlumino on behalf of retail property company Hammerson, owner of Birmingham’s Bullring Shopping Centre.

The report expects average annual growth in retail spending of 2.4% between 2013 and 2022, an im... For the full story register now for free or login below...