Shopping Excess

Unusual features are added to grocery shopping to incite consumer intrigue

Implications - Moving away from mere convenience, products designed to also surprise and delight consumers add an element of fun to the shopping experience. Offering shoppers everything from robots to interactive tables, this approach to consumer experience not only caters to unique consumer needs, but does so in a way that evokes consumer excitement.
SCORE: 7.6
This Year and Hot Top 4 Examples: 58,787 Total Clicks Jun 15 - Dec 15
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Futuristic Grocery Stores - Whole Foods' Store of the Future is Both Sensory and Tech-Savvy
SCORE: 8.4
Viral 17,928 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 15
Futuristic Grocery Stores
Whole Foods' Store of the Future is Both Sensory and Tech-Savvy
Whole Foods’ ‘Store of the Future’ concept makes everyday grocery trips more experiential for shoppers. In addition to its digital signage, this grocery store also features... [More]
Futuristic Grocer Concepts - Carlo Ratti Associati Imagines the Future of Supermarkets as Digital
SCORE: 7.7
V. Hot 28,277 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 15
Futuristic Grocer Concepts
Carlo Ratti Associati Imagines the Future of Supermarkets as Digital
In partnership with supermarket chain COOP Italia, design firm Carlo Ratti Associati imagines that the future of supermarkets will look like its ‘Future Food District concept. While self-... [More]
Intuitive Grocery Displays - Whole Foods' Interactive Store Display Helps Make Purchase Decisions
SCORE: 8.1
This Year and V. Hot 11,608 Clicks Pub: Dec 15, 15
Intuitive Grocery Displays
Whole Foods' Interactive Store Display Helps Make Purchase Decisions
Neal Gallagher is the creative genius behind the ‘Whole Body Mirror,’ Whole Foods’ interactive store display that helps shoppers make body care purchasing decisions. After... [More]
Friendly Retail Robots - Pepper the Robot Suggests Wine Pairings and Interacts with Shoppers
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 974 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 15
Friendly Retail Robots
Pepper the Robot Suggests Wine Pairings and Interacts with Shoppers
Pepper the robot is a friendly, humanoid bot that interacts naturally with human beings. To introduce Pepper to Europe, her Japanese creators brought seven robots to a large grocery store in France.... [More]