The store of the future will become the most powerful media channel available to a brand, offering customer experiences that are the most profitable product a retailer can sell. But to get there, retail as we know it must die.
With fewer ‘virgin’ markets left to tap, established consumers now drive luxury demand — and they want something new — with significant consequences for creative strategy, says Luca Solca.
Bruce Weber’s alleged sexual harassment of the model Jason Boyce is the latest sign of a culture that encourages and capitalises on mass predation, argues Chris Wallace.
Toxic mass merchants are making brands commoditised hostages in a high-speed chase to the bottom. But a new class of experiential retailers is rising.
Among the many problems facing today's retail market, unsold stock might be one of its biggest handicaps, argues Haley Smith Recer.
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