Welcome to this week's edition of our newsletter! Join us as we explore the latest and greatest in retail, design, trends and innovation.
What's in store this week? In this edition, we focus on Retail News & Trends, Consumer Insights, Tech Updates and Brand Highlights.
Outform Strategy Team
Online shopping isn’t going anywhere, so stores that would rather not shut down are adapting, resulting in a somewhat surprising retail renaissance.
Global brands are increasingly struggling to ward off smaller, local companies. Some even believe the brands’ golden age has passed. That may be presumptuous, but there are some noticeable trends.
There are ways to succeed as a brick and mortar retailer in a specialized industry – and technology is the secret weapon. Here are three easily deployable, and proven, marketing sales strategies to consider.
Understanding the world’s fastest-growing group of travelers and what it means for your brand.
Location-based data helps brands offer more relevant and engaging user experiences for applications in travel and fitness.
Apple now has 55 self-driving cars registered with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, compared to 27 earlier this year and just three last year.
As technology seeps pervasively into our everyday lives and even our everyday touchpoints, designers are seeking ways to humanize the aesthetics of hardware using clever design cues. Last week Google launched Softwear, a design installation curated by trends forecaster Li Edelkoort that explores how technology can harmoniously weave into everyday life.
Joining the personalization trend, the famous whisky retailer is now letting customers digitally discover their own taste, design a custom bottle, and order online.
We chat with aeronautical engineer Eric Allison, who’s leading Uber Elevate’s audacious plan to get flying car service airborne by 2023.
MissionU founder Adam Braun will become WeGrow’s COO, working alongside WeGrow CEO Rebekah Neumann.