Carat's ten trends for 2020: The year of all-conquering ecosystems

Ten consumer, media and technology trends – and their implications for brands – for 2020, the year in which the marketplace is set to converge around the global tech-giant ecosystems.

Try to name an industry that is not threatened by tech disruption. Our 2020 vision for consumer, media and technology trends is centred in our belief that the marketplace is increasingly converging around the global tech-giant ecosystems.

Many of the trends that we will comment upon are the ripple effects of the diversification of these platforms away from their original specialism.

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