How’d We Do?: A Look Back at our 2018 CE Retail Predictions
With the New Year right around, these last few weeks before the turn of the calendar present the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and everything that the industry has accomplished in that time. After the whirlwind rollercoaster ride that was the year 2017, these past 365 days have really represented a marked improvement in both actual performance from a revenue standpoint, and a boosted confidence level for the industry.
So, needless to say, 2018 was a positive year for the consumer electronics retail industry.
But thinking way back to the end of last year, Dealerscope lofted up some predictions for the space, and while we’re sitting here in a very reflective mood, we wanted to recall those predictions to see how we did. So, here’s a quick recap of our 2018 CE retail predictions alongside the actual outcomes. (Also, don’t forget to check out our predictions for the upcoming year in consumer electronics retail.)