By 2019, retail sales from all channels are expected to hit $19.6tr, according to market research company Euromonitor International, and beginning five years from now as much as a third of new retail sales will come from China.
Analyst Insight: In the past, collaboration technology has been a separate software segment encompassing web conferencing and document sharing. But technology providers are now blending these solutions with business applications such as logistics, forecasting and product design, creating a more natural user experience. After all, collaboration is about the business and the people.
Collaboration is also a catalyst for other technology sectors such as cloud, mobile and network infrastructure. - Ann Grackin, CEO, ChainLink Research