Unexpected brand experiences of the Seoul subway, Canada Goose's inventory-free store, and why entertainment plays a large role in retail. This and more in this week's Future Retail Newsletter.

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OUTFORM // Hirsch & Mann & Outform Collaborate

OUTFORM // Hirsch & Mann & Outform Collaborate

From an animated ice bucket for club parades to glasses that magically sparkle when champagne is poured in them - these illumination prototypes aim to elevate the brand’s presence in a table and bar experience in clubs.

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OUTFORM // Art Basel Party 2019

OUTFORM // Art Basel Party 2019

Check out highlights from Outform's 2019 Art Basel party! Thanks to everyone who came and celebrated with us!

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RETAIL // 5 Unexpected Brand Experiences Of The Seoul Subway

RETAIL // 5 Unexpected Brand Experiences Of The Seoul Subway

Brands in Seoul have been taking a different approach to the capital’s subway, treating it not just as a space we can move through as quickly as possible, but as a space where we can also "experience".

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RETAIL // How Retailers Are Pushing the Boundaries

RETAIL // How Retailers Are Pushing the Boundaries

Entertainment and experience has become the cornerstone of retail survival. Now, top brands are starting to incorporate entertainment experiences into select markets to bush the boundaries of the traditional retail structure.

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RETAIL // 5 Retail Innovation Trends That Reshaped 2019

RETAIL // 5 Retail Innovation Trends That Reshaped 2019

Companies are using every retail innovation tool at their disposal to differentiate their brand, and it's transforming the retail experience as we know it.

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CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Consumers Aren't Fully Embracing Virtual Shopping

CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Consumers Aren't Fully Embracing Virtual Shopping

Only about half of shoppers will use voice assistants, chatbots and other emerging technology, according to a new survey.

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TECH // Despite Challenges, AR Device Manufacturers Push Forward

TECH // Despite Challenges, AR Device Manufacturers Push Forward

2019 will go down as the year AR devices became big news, but the only people who actually owned them were influencers or Google cofounders.

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DESIGN // A Sunglass Boutique Shows How Designers Can Use Light As Material

DESIGN // A Sunglass Boutique Shows How Designers Can Use Light As Material

The interior represents the studio's exploration of micro and macro light, reflection and refraction, through a clever use of materials that invoke the full participation of its visitors' senses.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // The Smart Strategy Home Depot Uses to Grow Sales

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // The Smart Strategy Home Depot Uses to Grow Sales

With the implementation of BOPIS, customers can still avoid the lines and shop from home, then easily pick up their packages in the store.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Canada Goose Has No Inventory, But Does Have A Daily Snowstorm

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Canada Goose Has No Inventory, But Does Have A Daily Snowstorm

It's called "The Journey." The coatmaker wants consumers to have a multisensory experience to feel why the outerwear is worth the hefty price tag.

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 OUTFORM // Get More Innovation News

OUTFORM // Get More Innovation News

Check out previous editions of the Future Retail Newsletter for even more on tech, innovation, design, and retail.

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