Why mind-reading technology is closer than you think, how digital payments aid Chinese consumer luxury sales and a look inside Google's top-secret design lab. This and more in this week's edition of The Future Retail Newsletter.
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How investing in technology can take retailers to the next level, the expansion of shoppable images, and BOPIS - the trend that is merging physical and digital retail together to satisfy consumer needs.
As the race to bring CBD to the masses heats up, beauty brand Sagely Naturals’ accessibility in brick-and-mortar retail is changing the course of its growth.
Big-box retailers like Target, Walmart and Kohl’s are grappling with how to defend their business against Amazon’s endless aisles.
Beyond urban, high-net-worth Chinese, heritage brands have not grasped the importance of mobile wallets for the rest of China.
Hangzhou’s JNYB seems to be a treasure trove of spaces that seem bent on pushing the boundaries of visual typologies for each retail category.
The special sauce behind Google’s breakout hardware products is its one-year-old Design Lab.
The biggest obstacles to adopting mobile-based technologies are budget, a lack of internal resources and a lack of executive buy-in.
Companies and governments are getting closer to mind-reading technology, and right now, no laws prevent the NSA from spying on our brains.
The upscale retailer avoided safe choices to bring the department store concept into the 21st century. It might liquidate in a matter of weeks.
Nike’s newest venture, a sneaker membership model for kids, is part of the brand’s push to establish stronger direct customer relationships.
Check out previous editions of the Future Retail Newsletter for even more on tech, innovation, design, and retail.
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