How childhood memories can trigger sales, how one company is trying to take the anxiety out of using VR in public, and Nestlé's stunning coffee pop-up. This and more in this week's edition of The Future Retail Newsletter.
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Rising real wages have failed to translate into higher spending as ongoing Brexit uncertainty leads consumers to put off non-essential purchases.
People don't always buy things based on what they need or think, but on how they feel, and in Disney's case that feeling is a reminder of childhood.
How a brand's offline retail strategy sought to achieve traffic increase by gauging consumer attraction and creating a successful in-store journey.
The K-beauty company is testing a new concept designed to gather real-time customer data that will inform future product development.
Nestlé’s Sense Café pop-up is a maze-like environment with a traditional Chinese "siheyuan" courtyard where the historical meets the contemporary.
People are afraid of being laughed at when using VR in public. Red Deer found a way for users to feel both privately at ease and enjoy the tech socially.
Studio Drift has recreated its flying sculpture Franchise Freedom at Kennedy Space Center, programming 300 drones to perform a routine marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission launch.
A monitor for the blind helps translate visual data into tactile data by analyzing depth to create a 3D object that stands out on its surface.
Luxury brand Louis Vuitton debuted its highly publicized “Louis Vuitton X” exhibition this week with a daytime media preview as well as a star-studded cocktail party.
Motion has been used as a central element of the design of the space, featuring 400 ceiling lights that raise up and down, and change color, to create a color-and space shifting effect.
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