Fred Perry celebrates Camden with in-store exhibition space

Fred Perry celebrates Camden with in-store exhibition space thierry Fri 18/10/2019 – 12:01 Shopper Experience Classic UK fashion brand Fred Perry has opened its latest standalone store, on Camden High Street in London, with a nod to the cultural and musical heritage of the neighbourhod     (Author : Retail Design World) The store incorporates a dedicated […]

Warby Parker improves frame fit with AR

Warby Parker improves frame fit with AR thierry Wed 16/10/2019 – 14:37 Shopper Experience A specialty eyewear retailer is leveraging augmented reality (AR) to offer new frame sizes. (Author : Dan Berthiaume) Responding to complaints by some customers that none of its standard frame sizes fit them properly, Warby Parker used the Apple ARKit AR development […]

Skater-inspired exhibit hints at future of experience-driven retail

Skater-inspired exhibit hints at future of experience-driven retail thierry Tue 15/10/2019 – 14:58 Shopper Experience The mirrored skate ramp is the interactive centrepiece of an exhibit in the Le Bon Marché department store in Paris (Author : Springwise) US-based architecture studio MANA and skateboarder Scott Oster have created a skateable sculpture for a Los Angeles-inspired […]

Allbirds to expand its retail footprint

Allbirds to expand its retail footprint thierry Mon 14/10/2019 – 17:18 Sales activation The maker of what it calls “the world’s most comfortable shoes” is ramping up its brick-and-mortar presence. (Author : Marianne Wilson) Allbirds, an eco-friendly digitally native footwear brand,  plans to open 20 stores in 2020, bringing its total store count to about […]

AI grocery cart lets shoppers skip checkout lines

AI grocery cart lets shoppers skip checkout lines thierry Fri 04/10/2019 – 10:52 Retail Innovations Caper’s autonomous cart uses built-in sensors to identify items and tally a virtual basket (Author : Springwise) New York startup Caper is rolling out an autonomous cart that could be the future of grocery shopping. The carts will allow shoppers […]

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability thierry Wed 02/10/2019 – 14:35 Sales activation As consumers become increasingly aware of their impact on the environment – such as plastic consumption – it’s no surprise that brands are also jumping on the bandwagon. But outdoor wear retailer Timberland is going one step further, with a commitment to plant 50 […]

Patagonia launches a pop-up café offering activist training courses

Patagonia launches a pop-up café offering activist training courses thierry Tue 01/10/2019 – 11:07 Shopper Experience The café is part of the expansion of Patagonia’s aim to connect local communities with grassroots organisations (Author : Springwise) Outdoor clothing company Patagonia has opened a pop-up café in central London, offering visitors the opportunity to “learn how […]

Ikea to debut new store concept in New York City

Ikea to debut new store concept in New York City thierry Thu 26/09/2019 – 10:40 Sales activation The home furnishing giant will open a 115,000-sq.-ft. store at the Rego Center in Queens in summer 2020. (Author : Marianne Wilson) It will be the first Ikea to open in the U.S. with a new layout and […]

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual and in-person healthcare offering for employees

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual and in-person healthcare offering for employees thierry Wed 25/09/2019 – 12:03 Retailer News Amazon  has gone live with Amazon Care, a new pilot healthcare service offering that is initially available to its employees in and around the Seattle area.  (Author : Darrell Etherington) The Amazon Care offering includes both virtual and in-person […]

Shinsegae I&C to open an automated store

Shinsegae I&C to open an automated store thierry Mon 23/09/2019 – 14:26 Shopper Experience Shinsegae I&C is going after Amazon Go by opening its first automated store that allows shoppers to take the items they need and walk out of the store without interacting with a check-out system, the company said. (Author : Retail in […]

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