Disruptive impact on retail, 3D printing could transform the way we shop.
There are some major 3D printing trends emerging within the retail and consumer goods sectors. In such competitive and fast-paced industries, it is important for companies to adopt new and innovative ideas before competitors. GlobalData’s latest report looks at how 3D printing/additive manufacturing could be the way to go.
- What you need to know
- Early adopters Nike and Adidas have already launched 3D printed products.
- 3D printing is making waves in smart factories, transforming the manufacturing sector.
- Additive manufacturing could be a big problem for international trade due to its cost-effectiveness, greater production flexibility, lower delivery times and the fact that less manual labor is required.
- With pollution concerns rising exponentially, 3D printing could be the answer to reducing plastic waste by creating long lasting products.
The future of retail manufacturing could lie with 3D printing.
3D Printing could take hold of the retail industry in many ways. Consumers around the world are becoming more and more environmentally conscious, and as a result they are willing to spend more time searching for, and even paying more for products which have less of an environmental impact than others. This is where you could get ahead of the competition using this revolutionary technology which will have a disruptive impact on the retail sector in as little as 2 years. Read our latest report 3D Printing in Retail and FMCG to find out more.