What consumers look for in an in-store experience, what innovation means to retailers and how Gen Z will be shopping this holiday season. This and more in this week's edition of The Future Retail Newsletter.

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RETAIL // Selfridges Sees Slowing Growth Amid Heavy Investment

RETAIL // Selfridges Sees Slowing Growth Amid Heavy Investment

The investment in experiential and digital offerings has boosted sales but also hit operating profit at the UK retailer.

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RETAIL // The department store of the 21st century isn't Macy's

RETAIL // The department store of the 21st century isn't Macy's

The retailer has whittled its footprint, embraced fresh concepts and unleashed a new strategy. But the magic? It's now found elsewhere.

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RETAIL // What ‘Innovation’ Means to Retailers

RETAIL // What ‘Innovation’ Means to Retailers

Innovation isn’t a new concept for retailers. What has changed in the past 20 years is the pace of technology innovation.

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CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Retail lessons from China: What you need to know

CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Retail lessons from China: What you need to know

Selling to Chinese shoppers in the UK is so much more than accepting Chinese payment methods and displaying Alipay/WeChat Pay/Union Pay logos in your window.

retailtechinnovationhub.com
CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Gen Z To Shop In-Store For The Holidays

CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Gen Z To Shop In-Store For The Holidays

Most shoppers will rely on a mobile device to help them make purchasing decisions, according to a new survey. 

retaildive.com
CONSUMER INSIGHTS // What Are Consumers Looking For From An In-Store Shopping Experience

CONSUMER INSIGHTS // What Are Consumers Looking For From An In-Store Shopping Experience

In-store shopping is seeing a resurgence as retailers continue to provide consumers with convenient and exciting purchase experiences.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // New Balance Creates Pop-Up Pizzeria For New York City Marathon Campaign

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // New Balance Creates Pop-Up Pizzeria For New York City Marathon Campaign

New Balance announced a fully integrated campaign to celebrate the forthcoming New York City Marathon and the brand’s TCS New York City Marathon Collection.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // The Coolest New Gallery Is Your Local Celine Store

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // The Coolest New Gallery Is Your Local Celine Store

Hedi Slimane is bringing his rarefied taste in contemporary art to Celine boutiques around the world.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // New Kind of REI Store

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // New Kind of REI Store

New Hampshire's iconic adventure hub of North Conway now serves as a lab for a different type of REI. Rent skis or a mountain bike, or sign up for a guided climbing trip. North Conway’s REI emphasizes “experiences” as much as gear sales.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Toys "R" Us Has Relaunched — With Some Help From Target

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Toys "R" Us Has Relaunched — With Some Help From Target

The Toys R Us website was back online as part of the store's relaunch. In an attempt to differentiate themselves from other retailers, the site is looking to be "heavily content-oriented."

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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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