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7 retail-related ways the world we live in is like the dystopian future from 'Idiocracy', and 1 notable way it isn't

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The dystopian future depicted in Mike Judge's 2006 film "Idiocracy" no longer looks like a worst-case scenario.
In fact, there are seven retail-related ways the world we live in is just like the world of "Idiocracy," and one way it's notably different.
Crocs are in, brands are people, and fast food is in the White House - and more.
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Somehow, the dystopian future predicted in Mike Judge's 2006 film "Idiocracy" has gone from far-fetched satire to something closer to a documentary.
There are some retail-specific ways, however, in which the...
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