Future Stores Seattle 2020

June 02 - 05, 2020

The Sheraton Seattle

Pre-Conference Day: Seattle Store Safari Monday, June 18, 2018

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Registration and Store Tour Overview

Join us for the most well-received and exciting part of any Future Stores event: the store tours! Head out for an afternoon packed with tours to renowned retailers in Seattle’s retail core. This is your chance to see retail innovation in action from some of the world’s most admired brands. Sign up for a tour that interests you and spend the afternoon exploring new in-store trends. (Pre-registration is required for all tours).

3:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Store Tours Begin

Group 2

Store Tour A (SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Indochino
Dean Handspiker - VP, Design, Product & Store Development Indochino
It’s a Showroom not a store. Learn more about this unique approach to retail, the client experience and value offered. 

Host: Dean Handspiker, VP, Design, Product & Store Development, Indochino

Dean Handspiker

VP, Design, Product & Store Development

Store Tour B (SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm B8TA
Learn about this store designed for discovering, trying, and buying new tech products and then of course, explore the store and try out some products yourself!

Host: Sean Conroe, GM, B8TA

Store Tour C (SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Amazon Go
Check out the Amazon’s check out free, 1800 square foot retail space. Use the Amazon Go app to enter the store and check out this unique grocery experience.

Store Tour D (SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm University Village
Alyssa Frankel - Corporate Sales Manager Glassy Baby
Located just 10 minutes from downtown, University Village is Seattle’s only outdoor lifestyle shopping center, offering a unique mix of over 120 locally-owned boutiques and signature national retailers.

Store Tours Include:


glassybaby is a private company based in Seattle, Washington founded by award-winning entrepreneur Lee Rhodes. Its primary product is a handmade glass votive, also known as a "glassybaby". The company donates 10% of every sale to charity.

Host: Alyssa Frankel, Corporate Sales Manager, Glassy Baby

Host: Allie Schumacher, General Manager, Williams-Sonoma

Alyssa Frankel

Corporate Sales Manager
Glassy Baby

Store Tour E (SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Starbucks Reserve
Come check out Starbucks’ brand new flagship Reserve store location on the ground floor of its Sodo headquarters. Get a guided tour of the high-end design elements and participate in a tasting of their exclusive reserve roasts.

Haizel Sison, Event Specialist, SoDo Reserve Store 

5:30 pm - 5:30 pm Conclusion of Store Tours