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In this edition of the Future Retail Newsletter we explore the search trends that defined Google’s Year in Search, why brick and mortar is here to stay, and the 10 tech trends that will have real impact on business, culture, and consumers this coming year. 


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RETAIL // 12 news stories that shaped retail in 2018
retaildive.com

RETAIL // 12 news stories that shaped retail in 2018

Retailers are looking forward to the trends and technologies that the new year will bring, but it's also important to reflect on some of the most impactful events of 2018. Retail Dive put together a calendar of the most important news stories from each month this year.

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RETAIL // Brick and Mortar is Here to Stay
frogdesign.com

RETAIL // Brick and Mortar is Here to Stay

In this post-retail apocalypse era, most agree the physical store will continue to play a significant role in a customer’s experience. But the major question is: In an omni-channel world where customers comfortably oscillate between physical and digital spaces, what will bring customers to brick-and-mortar stores?

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TRENDS // 2019 Retail Trends: E-Shopping and Omnichannel Bring Disruption and Innovation
learn.g2crowd.com

TRENDS // 2019 Retail Trends: E-Shopping and Omnichannel Bring Disruption and Innovation

Looking into 2019, what will the next year bring to the retail industry?

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TRENDS // 101 of the best consumer-focused innovations from 2018
medium.com

TRENDS // 101 of the best consumer-focused innovations from 2018

Trend-driven innovations that will raise YOUR customers’ expectations!

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TRENDS // Tech Trends 2019
frogdesign.com

TRENDS // Tech Trends 2019

10 tech trends that will have real impact on business, culture and consumers this year.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE // Cannabis is now getting the Instagram museum treatment
vox.com

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE // Cannabis is now getting the Instagram museum treatment

Why the founder of the Cannabition museum thinks cannabis is the perfect subject for an immersive experience.

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CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Google’s 2018 year in search
thinkwithgoogle.com

CONSUMER INSIGHTS // Google’s 2018 year in search

In a year of ups and downs, the world searched for "good" more than ever before. From the epic headlines to the everyday moments, here’s to all the good that people discovered in 2018.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // After a decade of pop-ups, Wired inches toward a permanent store
digiday.com

BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // After a decade of pop-ups, Wired inches toward a permanent store

Fourteen years after launching its first holiday pop-up shop, the technology and culture magazine is eyeing a permanent physical location.

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BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // This noise-canceling dog house is perfect for pups who hate thunder
fastcompany.com

BRAND HIGHLIGHTS // This noise-canceling dog house is perfect for pups who hate thunder

Ford applied its new in-car noise-canceling technology to design a sheltered bed where even the most noise-averse pup can feel safe.

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FUTURE RETAIL MAGAZINE
outform.com

FUTURE RETAIL MAGAZINE

The December issue of the Future Retail Magazine is here. We look at how design can impact the success of a company, the continued rise of experiential retail spaces, and how the cannabis industry is rebranding itself through tastefully designed dispensaries.

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MORE INNOVATION NEWS
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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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