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18 expert quotes from ClickZ’s Digital Trends 2016 Report

digital trends 2016The Digital Trends 2016 report is a comprehensive guide to all the digital-related trends you need to know about in 2016.

Sure, every digitally-focused publisher has its own trends report, but what makes this one stand out from the rest is the sheer weight of expert opinion throughout its 46 pages, with more than 40 specialist contributors giving their insight on the most pressing topics.  Here a few of the reports most insightful quotes covering all of the topics…

eCommerce Revolutionized Shopping and It’s Going to Do It Again with Virtual Reality [Infographic]

ecommerce revolutionized shopping and its going to do it again with vr

Virtual reality is already a multi-million-dollar market, and by 2020, it’s slated to expand to around $38 billion. The technology has come a long way - created and otherwise tossed aside in the 1980s and 90s, VR has seen a resurgence in the smartphone era with consumers drawn to the ability to play interactive games and virtually travel the world. However, now, they’re starting to realize that virtual reality can have real-life applications, too. eCommerce is the biggest and best example to date.

Online shopping has revolutionized the consumer experience. You no longer have to get in your car, drive to the store, hear a sales pitch or dig through piles of clothing to get what you want. With a few simple clicks, you can shop and have a product delivered right to your door. But while eCommerce essentially turned brick and mortar on its head, it still hasn’t totally solved a key element that a number of consumers still desire, and can resolve in physical stores - to be able to visualize a product on them or see how it looks in practical application.