Tag Archives: Retail
There was an interesting article in The Guardian this past weekend about the future of local retail and what high street/main street shops are doing to stay in business. All signs--including our own research--show shoppers increasingly apt to forgo local storefronts in favor of the convenience, competitive prices, and virtually unlimited selection of e-tail. In the United States, powerhouse Amazon has given up its hard-waged fight to not charge
What role does store design play in the retail experience of millennials vs. other age groups? How can retail designers and visual merchandisers appeal to millennials without alienating older shoppers? Experience really is everything these days, and as the economy continues to modify the way many of us work, shop, and live, expect to see the very notion of “value” shaken up in 2012 and 2013. What is having a “valuable” experience all about? Perhaps no sector is a better barometer for this new notion of value than retail, and its offer: shopping.