Virgin Holidays: Bringing holidays to life with their latest retail innovation

2019-05-15T11:28:38+00:00 15th May 2019|Digital Retail Innovation, Future of retail|

Selling an experience has always been more challenging than selling a product. With an experience, there is nothing to hold and feel, no way to try before you buy. But Virgin Holidays, with the help of design experience company, YourStudio, is reinventing the way that holidays are sold on the high street with a retail innovation. This productive partnership has created a fully immersive retail experience for consumers to offer a comprehensive and exciting try before you buy experience for [...]

The Leisure and Hospitality Sector Paving the Way for Sustainability Innovation

2018-11-29T11:42:51+00:00 25th October 2018|Future of retail, Leisure and Hospitality|

  Chloe Hall, Marketing Executive for Webloyalty and advocate for sustainable living discusses the increasing trend of sustainability innovation in the leisure and hospitality sector.     It's clear to me that modern consumers are becoming increasingly aware of their role in generating a more sustainable and environmentally friendly world. According to recent research, a third of consumers are now opting for brands that they believe are doing social or environmental good. Millennials are a particularly large part of this [...]

The Future Retail Strategies Congress 2018: What Retailers Need to Know

2018-11-29T12:04:16+00:00 27th September 2018|Events, Future of retail, Uncategorized|

  Last week we attended the Future Retail Strategies Congress, an inspiring event focused on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the retail industry. Our Business Development Manager, Luke-Krystian Robinson tells us about his top takeaways from the two-day event.     Ai and Machine Learning uncover the power of scarcity and urgency The online clothing retailer, ASOS, has often been ahead of the curve in applying technology to their business model. While ASOS is known for its intelligent use [...]

Rebuilding trust: how Blockchain can be used to restore consumer trust in retail

2018-10-25T10:55:04+00:00 6th August 2018|Future of retail|

Blockchain: how can it to build trust in the supply chain?   Sven Edgren, discusses Blockchain and the potential to re-invent transparency within the food chain and retail industry. He holds the position of Head of Digital Transformation at DNV GL Business Assurance, testing and launching new services and eco systems at DNV GL. Sven has worked and lived in Norway, Sweden, England, Germany, France and the US. Currently, based out of DNV GL’s Hamburg office and holds a Master [...]

GUEST COMMENT: Death of the high street? Far from it. It’s boring retail that’s dying

2018-07-09T09:42:53+00:00 9th July 2018|Future of retail|

  Steve Dennis is a strategic advisor, keynote speaker and writer on retail innovation and the future of shopping. He's President & Founder of Sageberry Consulting, a Forbes contributor and has been named a top global retail influencer by multiple organisations.     ‘The Demise of Physical Retail’ is Greatly Exaggerated The ‘death of the high street’, ‘the demise of physical retail’, and the idea that we are going through some sort of ‘retail apocalypse’ are all greatly exaggerated notions. [...]

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