Beauty brands take off in travel retail, how merging data and design unlocks innovation, and why retailers are rethinking their packaging impact on the environment and supply chain. This and more in this week's edition of The Future Retail Newsletter.
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Retailers are aware that the environmental impact of packaging is weighing on consumers' minds. But it's not just about getting rid of plastic.
Store closings in 2019 have already surpassed all of the US retail closures in 2018. This update comes on the heels of Fred’s announcing plans to shut 159 stores. Review which retailers are opening up shop, while others are closing doors.
Travel retail has emerged as a major retail sector for beauty, with multiple brands and conglomerates posting double-digit annual growth in the space.
The company has announced a new AR experience designed to give patrons a better look at the liquors historic rise to prominence, bringing the history of the 150-year old whiskey brand to life.
By some accounts, the third era of digital retail will be more digital, while feeling more human.
DeepBlue Technology's "DeepVogue" technology beat out many of its human counterparts before a panel of 50 judges at a major China fashion contest.
As brick-and-mortar retail becomes more targeted and specialized, we use the term “authenticity” to describe success. But what does it really mean?
While many organizations are investing in data and design capabilities, only those that tightly weave these disciplines together will unlock their full benefits.
The idea that people have an innate affinity for nature dates back to the 1980s, but designing spaces according to the principles of nature is reaching a peak now.
The abacá plant grows without needing lots of water or pesticides, helps stop erosion, and is now being used to replace fossil fuels in clothes.
Visitors first passed through a multimedia exhibition describing the Japanese population's cultural relationship with water through text, exhibits and video.
Everlane and Adidas have two new, sustainable launches that will change the way you buy—and dispose of—your sneakers.
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