Aesop's distinct design approach to retail hospitality, Gucci's AR-infused pop-up, and Starbucks' new five-floor store with coffee and cocktail bars. This and more in this week's Future Retail Newsletter.

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RETAIL // What Small Brands Can Learn From The Barneys New York Bankruptcy

RETAIL // What Small Brands Can Learn From The Barneys New York Bankruptcy

Brands must be nimble and flexible, diversifying their retail presence and trying alternative sales models.

fashionista.com
RETAIL // Is "Walking In A Live Instagram Account" The Future Of Physical Retail?

RETAIL // Is "Walking In A Live Instagram Account" The Future Of Physical Retail?

The importance of letting customers experience a moment of time with the brand and their story.

pymnts.com
CX // What Companies Should Know About The Grab-and-Go Customer Experience

CX // What Companies Should Know About The Grab-and-Go Customer Experience

Gartner analysts predicted that by 2022, over half of major new business systems will incorporate continuous intelligence that uses real-time context data to improve decisions.

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CX // Gucci Gives Millennials What They Really Want: A Pop-Up

CX // Gucci Gives Millennials What They Really Want: A Pop-Up

Gucci is introducing a number of luxury pop-up stores in shopping malls around the world featuring digital installation that utilizes AR technology, —an experiential first for the brand.

alistdaily.com
TECH // Can Data Really Reshape Retail?

TECH // Can Data Really Reshape Retail?

Using data to become competitive means more than just collecting vast swathes of it. It means compiling, analysing and manipulating data in the right way.

uktech.news
DESIGN // One Beauty Brand’s Unique Approach To Retail Design

DESIGN // One Beauty Brand’s Unique Approach To Retail Design

For Australian label Aesop, a boutique isn't just a boutique, it's a chance to showcase the work of great architectural talent around the world.

forbes.com
BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Nike Won't Sell Directly To Amazon Anymore

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Nike Won't Sell Directly To Amazon Anymore

After years of resisting, Nike launched a pilot in 2017 to sell a limited product assortment on Amazon. Now, it's focusing on selling more directly to consumers.

cnbc.com
BRAND HIGHLIGHT // World’s Largest Starbucks, A Monument To The Coffee Chain’s Brand

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // World’s Largest Starbucks, A Monument To The Coffee Chain’s Brand

The epic five-floor store will sell coffee, cocktails, pizzas, and a 56-foot-tall metal and bronze-colored cask with eight copper tubes threaded throughout the space.

chicago.eater.com
 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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