With people looking for elevated brick-and-mortar store experiences, many are choosing to shop with brands that inject fun into IRL retail. Westfield is turning its shopping centres into entertainment destinations, attracting shoppers looking for fulfilling and interactive retail experiences.
Shoppers are looking to their favourite brands to provide immersive, in-person experiences post-pandemic. But how do companies reset their retail strategy without damaging brand identity? Gucci Circolo Shoreditch delivers an experiential retail space offering a fresh insight into house codes.
As the lines between fashion, entertainment, and digital self-expression continue to blur, retail giant Selfridges' immersive offering of both physical and digital retail is tapping into consumers' desire to explore their identity across their physical and digital lives.
Technology has become central to shopping as COVID-19 has led people to seek out touch-free experiences. But how will augmented reality fit into the future retail landscape? How can it bridge the gap between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar to deliver convenience, safety, and a personal touch?
The closure of non-essential retail due to COVID-19 saw shopping become a mostly digital affair for many Britons. Yet while the future of the high street may be in jeopardy, people remain eager to connect with brands. How can pop-up experiences fulfil this desire in the post-pandemic landscape?