#1. The Amazon-ification of retail
One cannot escape the trend in retail which sees companies become as much about software as the goods they sell. The share of tech-related job postings from major US retailers rose from 10 percent of the total in 2016 to 23 percent in 2019. This dramatic shift reflects how retail jobs – from the C-suite to entry-level workers – are now requiring some understanding of tech. Find out more about why the job categories of “tech” and “retail” are becoming harder to separate.