June 15 - 18, 2020
The Sheraton Seattle
Join us for the most well-received and exciting part of any Future Stores event: the store tours! Throughout the conference, you’ll have a chance to visit renowned retailers in Seattle. 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, contact Haley Penney at 647-522-9114 for availability).
The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Featuring Princi Bakery
Tour the beautiful Starbucks Reserve location and discuss history, concept and design of the building, roasting plant operations, Roastery Café operations. Plus, check out their new Italian bakery concept, Princi and enjoy a coffee and pastry pairing.
Host: Maxime Clabaut, Event Specialist, Starbucks
The Lounge By AT&T (Sold Out!)
Part coffeehouse, part co-working space, part retail store and part learning center…Check out AT&T’s new lounge concept in Seattle’s Capital Hill neighborhood.
Host: Rebecca Petersen, Sales Program Execution Manager, AT&T
Evereve at University Village (Sold Out!)
Evereve is a casual contemporary boutique curated for the fashion-loving mom. Join a guided tour of the inviting, simple instore experience that supports their 3-ways to shop (evereve.com, Trendsend, In-store) and see how they have used design to bring authentic customer relationships to life. (plus walking tour of other retailers in University Village)
Hosts: Katie Whyde, Director, Visual Merchandising, Evereve, Kari Ihle, Director, Environmental Design, Planning and Maintenance, Evereve
Tuft & Needle (Sold Out!)
Tuft & Needle is the pioneer and leader among direct-toconsumer mattress startups. The company has changed the way we buy mattresses, and its retail experience, which currently boasts a 90 Net Promoter Score, exemplifies the company’s pragmatic, customer-first approach. Its Seattle retail location in the heart of Belltown is the largest location to date at 6000+ sq. ft., and the space is divided using a light, airy semi-obscuring privacy screen fabric to surround five mattress displays, a flex-use space and an innovative product lineup.
Host: Nick Arambula, COO, Tuft & Needle
The Microsoft Store (Sold Out!)
Come explore Microsoft’s University Village location where you’ll be taken on a guided tour, have the chance to ask questions and interact with their latest customer and associate facing tools and technology.
Host: Sandra Andrews, Head of Marketing & Experiences, Microsoft Stores
Rapha Clubhouse Seattle
Seattle is a paradise of geographic, cultural, and culinary variety. Located at 301 E. Pine St, Rapha is a London based bike shop promoting cycling culture. Come tour their clubhouse café, retail shop and live event space.
Host: Brandon Camarda, Store Manager, Rapha Seattle
Join a guided tour of New York-based chain, UNTUCKit’s brand new Seattle location. See how this digital first retailer approaches the in-store experience from design elements to in-store technology.
Host: Brent Paulsen, Managing Director, Head of Retail, UNTUCKit
Filson Flagship (Sold Out!)
Get a guided tour of Filson’s gorgeous 6,000 square foot store and their factory where they develop, sample, cut and sew their goods.
Host: Colin Camacho, Assistant Store Manager, Filson