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Details emerge of new Apple Store designs

Sir Jony Ive and Angela Ahrends are understood to have led the design of new stores, which will be unveiled when the Apple Watch launches at the end …

What is the future of brick-and-mortar retail stores?

Deep Dive<p>E-commerce is a disruptive threat to physical stores. Can retailers reinvent brick-and-mortar for the digital age?

Grocery app lets you scan items at home and plots your purchases on a map as soon as you enter the store

• <b>App is in development and will be trialled in Wandsworth later this year</b>• <b><br>As customers scan items, a pricing tool will create a list with store</b> …

Insightful Musings On The Future of Retail

In March, I had the pleasure to speak at the GS1 Hong Kong "14th Efficient Consumer Response Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition". This post …

25 companies that are revolutionizing retail

The way people shop is changing every day.<p>Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and innovations in delivery and data, the retail landscape is evolving like never before.<p>We selected 25 companies that are revolutionizing the industry.<p>From an established e-commerce giant deploying drones to an …

11 perspectives on the future of brick-and-mortar retail stores

Last week, we asked readers for their predictions on what role they think brick-and-mortar stores will play in the future. We received many great …

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The next big things in retail

<i>This story appears in the May 2015 issue of</i> strategy<i>.</i><p><b>Social comes in-store</b><p>Some forward-thinking retailers and brands are leveraging social media’s …

Starbucks Builds A Store With No Line

Warning: There may be lines.<p>Starbucks calls it an “espresso shot” of a store. It’s just 538 sqft in the heart of Wall Street, and it has no armchairs to sit or power plugs for your laptop.<p>There’s also no line to order. Starbucks claims, anyway.<p>Instead, the pilot store has been streamlined for the …

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The Future of Shopping

Envirosell CEO Paco Underhill sees malls and artisanal goods flourishing and more retail coming to where the consumer is<p>Since we were hunters and gatherers, the human species has been going to markets.<p>Historically, retail is the dipstick of social change; what made a good store in 1600, or in 1900, …

New Forms of Payment

<i>Image © Tim Griffith</i>There is a transformation underway, and not just in how we shop but in how we pay for the items we buy.Smartphones and tablets …

Are Millennials building a self-service nation?

May 04, 2015<p>With their technological savvy and comfort with mobile devices, Millennials appear to want significantly more self-serve options at …

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1. Amazon Will Finally Face Its Match/Matches

“While Amazon still clearly rules the digital shopping roost, other retailers are finally getting their digital businesses in order such that shoppers don’t always have to think Amazon first,” writes Wendy Liebmann, CEO of WSL Strategic Retail in her report, “Trends From the Edge.”<p>Mass-market …

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Attention Shoppers: Brace Yourselves For Beacons

The spread of mobile payment platforms opens a door for stores to cater to customers’ personal preferences on site.<p>You won’t truly be happy until a company knows everything about you. Where you live, how much you make, whom you married, what you buy on your phone and what you buy at a store, …

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Walmart Asda to launch unmanned store

Asda, who are the 2nd largest grocery retailer in the UK, are about to launch the an unmanned store for click & collect from grocery and general …

Topshop display user generated content on outdoor screens

During London Fashion Week, Topshop have displayed on 6 outdoor screens, the styles and trends which are being talked about on twitter with the …

3 predictions around the future of shopping

"Fahrenheit 451." "Her." "The Jetsons." Whatever the medium, sci-fi gives us fantasy worlds that wonderfully depict an immersive vision of our future …

H&M is launching a radically different store — here's what it might be like

The Swedish fast-fashion retailer is known for its affordable abundance of styles.<p>Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M, told Bloomberg that it will be nothing like the company's sister brands, which include Cheap Monday, COS, & Other Stories, among others.<p>There are many different directions the fashion …

Buy Buttons: Where Shopping and Social Collide

The next big trend in e-commerce has arrived. Buy Buttons are the new hot topic for social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and most recently, …

10 smart market researchers you should follow

In my new ebook, <i>The Smarter Researcher</i>, I set out 10 ways that market researchers and insight professionals can survive and thrive in today’s …

6 Ways to Use Location Analytics Data in Retail Design | Street Fight

<b>Published:</b><p><i>Hyperlocal vendors that offer location analytics tools are changing the way the in-store shopping experience looks and feels, providing</i> …

The Inspiration Store blurs online and offline retailing

The Inspiration Store is a new concept in Bremen, Germany that combined online shopping with a fully equipped bricks and mortar shop, providing the …

27 Flagship Retail Designs

As e-commerce continues to disrupt the brick and mortar side of retail, brands are tasked with creating dynamic flagship retail designs that entice …

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