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Score: 7.3
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 7,578 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 15 - Nov 16
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High-tech retail displays provide interaction and context
Implications - Interactive, high-tech retail displays are being adopted by brands looking to increase engagement in-store. Offering cues on how products can be used, and information not provided on the product itself, this approach to display provides both an entertaining and informational experience for the modern shopper. [More]
Score: 7.3
This Quarter and Warm Top 6 Examples: 46,051 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 15 - Oct 16
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Consumers plan meals using systems that avoid food waste
Implications - Consumers are embracing services that enable them to purchase ingredients portioned per recipe in order to avoid unnecessary food waste and that tap into the desire for hyper-convenience. This progression to recipe-restricted purchasing represents the desire for simplicity and curation, as well as the interest in living sustainably. [More]
Score: 5.2
This Quarter and Mild Top 5 Examples: 6,081 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 15 - Oct 16
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Fast, convenient spa services target the busy self-care seeker
Implications - As busy working consumers look to cram in time for self-care,many brands are making spa services especially accessible by offering them in-store, in-suite or via pop-up on a schedule that works around the standard nine-to-five. Linked to the desire for transformative experiences, this progression highlights the opportunity to connect with consumers by embedding services into regular parts of their day, such as lunch hour or the commute. [More]
Score: 6.7
This Quarter and Warm Top 5 Examples: 2,539 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 16 - Oct 16
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At first elevated by exclusivity, tour merch is made readily available
Implications - As the obsession with tour merchandise continues, artists are creating extensive pop-ups and even partnering with traditional retailers in order to amp up distribution. In expanding the experience to include those not attending a particular event, such artists are providing fans with a means to communicate membership to a particular group in a meaningful, divergent way. [More]
Score: 5.9
This Year and Mild Top 5 Examples: 7,279 Total Clicks Date Range: Dec 15 - Jul 16
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Retail spaces adopt product-free aesthetics for minimalist appeal
Implications - As consumer preference for quality over quantity grows, retail stores are adapting their in-store settings to reflect that “less is more” mentality. Integrating product-free aesthetics that utilize minimalist décor and gallery-style layouts, retailers are relying less on product displays and concentrating more on an artistic visual experience. The turn toward more conceptual retail spaces speaks to the need to make the shopping experience into something unique, helping to make the purchasing process more memorable. [More]
Score: 7.2
This Year and Hot Top 4 Examples: 6,235 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 15 - Jul 16
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Services and retailers turn to social media platforms as unique business models
Implications - As social media becomes increasingly ingrained into consumer lifestyles, businesses are taking that into account by creating social media-specific platforms and services. Creating payment platforms and business models that are built upon platforms like Snapchat, brands are seeking to not only use social media and online influencers as a marketing tool, but rather integrate this type of digital engagement into the very core of their business. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Year and Hot Top 6 Examples: 20,817 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 15 - Jul 16
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Retailers create workshop areas for heightened customer involvement
Implications - Realizing the need for greater customization, retailers are rolling out mini in-store workshops and stations to instigate interaction. Designating specific sections of the retail space to allow for customization, product testing or educational experiences, brands are seeking to revamp the retail landscape into a place that is more user-friendly and personalized to consumer preferences. [More]
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Score: 6
This Year and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,986 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - Jul 16
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Retail locations adapt to more than just a place for product consumption
Implications - As consumers seek out more experiential aspects in their day-to-day routine, retailers are taking note and re-defining how the traditional shopping space is structured. Integrating unexpected experiences like health studios and spas, retailers are looking to change the way retail spaces are perceived, and turn traditional shopping spaces into more of a destination for experiential activities and relaxation. [More]
Score: 5.7
This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 12,174 Total Clicks Date Range: Dec 14 - Jul 16
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Retailers offer purchasing options in entertainment pieces for convenience
Implications - As consumers' schedules become more conflicted and brick and mortar retail engagement decreases, more convenient, addictive ways to shop are needed. Shoppable media elevates the availability of products and increases opportunity for brand interaction in a way that is fast and fun. More importantly, these interactions are organic and un-intrusive; two things especially dear to today's youth generation. [More]
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Score: 7.3
This Year and Warm Top 5 Examples: 15,570 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 15 - Jun 16
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Fashion brands add kiosks in-store that allow post-purchase personalization
Implications - Tapping into the desire for deeper meaning in all areas of spending, fashion brands are channeling the current fascination with personalized goods by incorporating in-store customization kiosks that provide a more experience-driven purchase. This progression highlights the need for brands to create room for consumers to customize the products in order to create an extension of themselves tied to the brand, something that is especially important during a time in which individuals are feeling less of a connection to material objects and large institutions. [More]