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Though what’s in store during the coming year is unknown, one thing is certain: Smart retailers are preparing for another year of change the likes of...
VMSD and ZenGenius crown the first-ever Virtual Iron Merchant Champion
Allbirds’ Tim Brown and MBH Architects’ Ryan McNulty speak on how the brand is using brick-and-mortar locations to expand the narrative and transform spaces.
ClubCorp’s Tommy Trause and Gensler’s Adriana Oxford reveal the secrets behind the success of urban social club, The Collective.
Sheridan College professors Kritzer and Spiridoulias explored the value of play to our creative selves.
CallisonRTKL’s Joan Insel explores the idea of juxtaposing two seemingly disparate concepts to yield an unconventional, yet innovative, solution.
After a triumphant return to the world of visual display, this industry icon shared her vision for the future of retail.
Artist and photographer Adrian Wilson shares a lesson about the importance of human interaction.
Doug Pearl (Regency Center) shares his insights into retail design from the developer’s perspective.
Rachel Zsembery (Bergmeyer) and Mare Weiss (Bergmeyer) led teams through an exercise in risk vs. reward.
Myra Vaughn (MG2) led a panel discussion among top retailers at IRDC in Seattle.
Karin Koonings (Savers) and Tre Musco (Tesser) offer insights into creating an authentic voice rooted in your core values and mission.
Helen Herrick (Capital One) and Cris Gunter CallisonRTKL offer examples of how brands are getting creative on ways to attract customers to their brand.
Jared Ellis (Ariat), Robert Arend (RGLA) and Jason Watts (RGLA) explain how how changes in shopping behavior can add to a brand’s success.
Heidi DeMers (Kroger) and Brandon Avery (FRCH) share compelling ideas on how infuse creative innovation into your organization.
Drew Green (Indochino) and GH&A’s Debbie Kalisky and Paola Marques on how innovative brick-and-mortar stores are alive and well.
Melissa Gonzalez (The Lionesque Group) explains how immersive technology can build customers’ confidence to purchase.
Scott Niederhauser (Hallmark Retail) explains Hallmark uses unique visual merchandising and store design techniques to reflect the local community.
Joe Baer (ZenGenius) and Tippy Tippens (Goods That Matter) shared insights from some of the area’s most creative indie retailers.