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Future Stores Blog & Articles

At Future Stores, we love giving away plenty of free content, so you can always keep up with the latest developments in the industry. Below we have a few of our most popular articles and case studies covering in-store experience innovation.

Nordstrom's New Innovative Local Store Concept

As online shopping becomes ever more popular among consumers, the retail industry is tripping over itself to innovate the brick-and-mortar retail space. Now fashion brand Nordstrom is throwing its hat into the ring with a new take on the local shop concept.

How Indochino Is Tailoring Outstanding Showroom Experiences

'Showrooming' is a word that can strike fear into the hearts of many bricks-and-mortar retailers - but for made-to-measure menswear outfit Indochino, it's become the core pillar of an incredibly successful business model.

L'Oreal Is Using VR & Augmented Reality To Create A New In-Store Experience

Digital technology, such as virtual and augmented reality, is at the frontline of creating the in-store experiences of the future. Cosmetics giant L'Oreal is putting itself in the vanguard of this trend with three great new innovations.

How B8ta is Giving a Physical Presence to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is growing ever larger, and it was only a matter of time before it got its own dedicated store. Enter B8ta, the company bringing the IoT to the high street.

Amazon Go Has Hit the Ground Running - With Just a Couple of Stumbles

Despite its reputation as an online retail giant, Amazon has now opened its first brick-and-mortar convenience store. But, just how well has the Amazon Go launch gone for the company?

Rent the Runway Electrifies Offline Expansion with Digitally-Enhanced NY Flagship

Rent the Runway has figured out how to seamlessly combine their trusted online business model with an outstanding in-store shopping experience.

Walgreens Wants to Be the Beacon of In-Store Customer Convenience

Walgreens has been developing ways that it can provide in-store shopping aids to its customers via their smartphones, knowing that shoppers’ purchase decisions can be impacted on-location and in real-time.

Nike’s New Flagship is a Powerhouse of Experience-Driven Retail

Nike’s new store offers experiences that consumers simply can’t get online.

The New Experiential Sonos Store

There's something special about the new experimental Sonos store. Is it too soon to be talking about “the great bricks-and-mortar comeback”?

Why Apple Is Turning Its Stores into “Town Squares”

Apple is looking to reinvent the role of stores and employees with "Town Squares". What's their plan?

Staples’ Interactive Store Map Customizes In-store Shopping Experiences

Physical store survival rests upon retailers’ abilities to innovate the in-store experience and give shoppers a reason to set foot through their doors.

These Startups Are Solving the Biggest Challenges in Enterprise Retail

The industry’s true innovators are turning their attention to the supply chain as the new differentiator for successful enterprise companies.