10 consumer trends to watch out for today and three for 2019

| June 22, 2017

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Next-day delivery, eCommerce, mobile shopping—some consumer trends are driven by technology and convenience. Others are moral decisions. Just look at the recent boom in consumers opting against plastic packaging.The world has had plastic for more than a century. It’s been popular since the ‘60s and we’ve known about its harmful effects on the environment for decades. But only in the past few years have the majority of businesses decided to go plastic-free.

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