The new year is here, and so is the future: 2022 is only three days old, but we’re looking ahead to trends that could shape the next decade.
From robotic labor to the Internet of Things and blockchain, there’s plenty of future to discuss (by Elon’s predictions we’ll be landing on Mars within five years). But we’ve whipped up seven themes that could define the future of the consumer economy.
With all the uncertainty around Omicron, inflation, and interest rate hikes, strategists are torn on how the market could perform this year. Many are forecasting continued — but slower— growth.