How to create magical user experiences, learn how to get ready for the future of personalization, and is experiential retail worth the hype? This and more in this week's edition of The Future Retail Newsletter.

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OUTFORM // Globalshop 2019 Video Highlight

OUTFORM // Globalshop 2019 Video Highlight

Here is a look at the technology that was featured at Outform's booth, featuring our Interactive Experience Collection.

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RETAIL // Is Experiential Brick and Mortar Worth the Hype?

RETAIL // Is Experiential Brick and Mortar Worth the Hype?

When you're a retailer who wants to stand out, how can you compete against stores who want the same thing? Experiential retail just may be what can set you far apart.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Freitag Puts Customers to Work in 'Micro-Factory' Store

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Freitag Puts Customers to Work in 'Micro-Factory' Store

Shoppers can make their own bags in the Freitag-Sweat-Yourself store.

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RETAIL // Global Retail Technology Spending Will Top $203 Billion in 2019

RETAIL // Global Retail Technology Spending Will Top $203 Billion in 2019

Digital transformation urgency and the need for new leadership mind-sets top the agenda, as AI, robotics and payment innovation plans advance, Tech. research finds.

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STRATEGY // The Future of Personalization--and How to Get Ready For It

STRATEGY // The Future of Personalization--and How to Get Ready For It

Personalization will be the prime driver of marketing success within five years. Here are the capabilities companies need to develop to stay ahead of the curve.

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STRATEGY // The Hut Group Plans New Experiential Retail Space In Manchester

STRATEGY // The Hut Group Plans New Experiential Retail Space In Manchester

The Hut Group plans to showcase its health and beauty brands in a new experiential World of THG retail space in the centre of Manchester

internetretailing.net
TECH // Two Companies Create Parametric Tool That Generates Adaptive Plans

TECH // Two Companies Create Parametric Tool That Generates Adaptive Plans

Architecture studio Wallgren Arkitekter and Swedish construction company BOX Bygg have created a parametric design tool called Finch, which can generate floor plans adapted to the constraints of a site.

dezeen.com
TECH // NRF Study Says Customers Dig Retail Tech

TECH // NRF Study Says Customers Dig Retail Tech

Customers are finding that retail technology is making the shopping experience better on mobile, in stores and online, according to a new study by the National Retail Federation (NRF).

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DESIGN // The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice

DESIGN // The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice

The Internet has given us an abundance of choice and an abundance of information to inform those choices. The end result is that our lives are burdened with approximately 35,000 decisions a day.

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DESIGN // How to Create Magical User Experiences using Anticipatory Design

DESIGN // How to Create Magical User Experiences using Anticipatory Design

Anticipatory design is the UX technique of simplifying processes and responding to user needs one step before they actually express those needs, simplifying user decisions and leading to magical experiences.

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TRENDS // 3 Next-Gen Retail Trends for Next-Level Profits

TRENDS // 3 Next-Gen Retail Trends for Next-Level Profits

Being the "store of the future" is possible, if you're willing to embrace the latest and greatest in retail technologies.

iqmetrix.com
BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Amazon Wants to Make Whole Foods A Beauty Destination

BRAND HIGHLIGHT // Amazon Wants to Make Whole Foods A Beauty Destination

The grocery store might be your next makeup counter.

qz.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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