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What's in store this week? In this edition, we focus on Retail Updates, Tech Trends, Design, Consumer Insights, and Brand Highlights.
Outform Strategy Team
We take a look at some of the Most Innovative Retailers staying ahead of the curve, from the inevitable mention of Amazon to some you may have not yet heard of.
These Luxury Stores are redefining what it means to create a ‘luxury’ customer experience.
Lil Miquela may be fascinating in her own right, but the rise of digital humans in social media and elsewhere is just getting started.
What you think you’ll like isn’t always what helps you make the best decisions, Salesforce Analytics finds in a new research.
Shoppers spend time upfront to research, but when they’re ready to buy, they want the item immediately. In-store purchases play a key role in meeting this shopping need. See what this means for retail.
With online shopping increasingly the norm, bricks and mortar stores need to deliver more than just the goods. They must be experiential, beautifully designed ‘mastershops’, enticing visitors off their apps and through their doors.
As demonstrated at Facebook F8 2018, Nike is using Facebook Messenger AR for a click-to-buy shoe drop experience while Sephora enables try-and-share.
With a little bit of help from Google, the UK department store seeks to define and explore the pillars of radical luxury.
Accenture said the new office will foster its use of technology as it plans to increase its "innovation" offering.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today reveals the S90 Ambience Concept, an industry-first sensory experience that synchronises visuals, sound and scent to redefine in-car luxury.