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In this edition of the Experience Innovation Newsletter we explore combining retail with co-working spaces, designing multi-sensory brand experiences, and how tech is driving retail advancement.

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RETAIL // Is coworking the department store of the future?
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RETAIL // Is coworking the department store of the future?

Startup Re:store provides an alternative space that combines co-working with retail, but its staying power hasn't been tested. Eight experts weigh in on the concept.

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RETAIL // Seven Trends Luxury Retailers Should Get On Board With
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RETAIL // Seven Trends Luxury Retailers Should Get On Board With

At the core of current trends in luxury retail, the aim is to create memorable experiences and foster brand loyalty. Here are seven trends that luxury brands can use to their advantage.

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RETAIL // PSFK Tracker Proves Direct To Consumer Takes Spotlight Across Industry Verticals
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RETAIL // PSFK Tracker Proves Direct To Consumer Takes Spotlight Across Industry Verticals

In PSFK's latest results from their Retail Innovation Tracker, researchers found that that direct-to-consumer brands have outpaced a majority of the market, and solidified their spots as industry leaders.

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RETAIL // Five Reasons Why Physical Stores Are More Important Than Ever
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RETAIL // Five Reasons Why Physical Stores Are More Important Than Ever

PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 report breaks down the value of brick-and-mortar stores for retailers and brands across categories.

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RETAIL // 7 things we learned at Groceryshop
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RETAIL // 7 things we learned at Groceryshop

Earlier this week, food retail professionals gathered in Las Vegas for the first Groceryshop conference. Smart tech, meal kits and using your heritage are just a few of the ideas retailers are working on.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE // Cartoon Network Brings Its Shows To Life With Themed Hotel
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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE // Cartoon Network Brings Its Shows To Life With Themed Hotel

The hotel will serve as complement to Lancaster, PA's Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park, and offer guests the chance to immerse themselves in their favorite animated shows.

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DESIGN // Study of 300 companies reveals what every business needs to know about design
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DESIGN // Study of 300 companies reveals what every business needs to know about design

In a sweeping study of 2 million pieces of financial data and 100,000 design actions over five years, McKinsey finds that design-led companies had 32% more revenue and 56% higher total returns to shareholders compared with other companies.

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DESIGN // Companies need to learn the skills to design for all five senses
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DESIGN // Companies need to learn the skills to design for all five senses

How do you design a multi-sensory brand experience? Does it mean creating something that looks, sounds, smells, feels – possibly even tastes – good? In this article we explore 3 crucial roles a Creative Director must fill to realize an effective multi-sensorial brand experience.

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TECH // Consumers want blend of technology and human input at retail
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TECH // Consumers want blend of technology and human input at retail

New survey by Aspect Software reveals a third of shoppers would be happy to see computer screens or robots in high street stores.

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TECH // 5 Interesting Ways Brands Used Emerging Technology In 2018
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TECH // 5 Interesting Ways Brands Used Emerging Technology In 2018

Emerging technologies, such as voice, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and chatbots, are making it possible for companies to bring to life ideas, products, and programs that may have seemed impossible just a few years ago.

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TECH // Blockchain could change retail, and you won’t even notice
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TECH // Blockchain could change retail, and you won’t even notice

The technology behind bitcoin is coming for retail, making for fewer counterfeits and faster product recalls.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // Inside Huckberry’s NYC Pop-Up Shop
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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // Inside Huckberry’s NYC Pop-Up Shop

Huckberry, a San Francisco-based digital destination for all things outdoorsy, has claimed a brick-and-mortar space after nearly 10 years of strictly online existence.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // Alibaba adds Richemont as luxury partner
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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // Alibaba adds Richemont as luxury partner

Swiss luxury group Richemont is going to offer its products on the booming Chinese market through a joint venture with Alibaba.

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MORE INNOVATION NEWS
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MORE INNOVATION NEWS

Check out previous editions of the Experience Innovation Newsletter for even more on tech, innovation, design and retail.

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