From Pop-Up Shopping Pods to Augmented Reality Dressing Rooms

By: Alexander Lam - Aug 20, 2013
The rapid barrage of everyday distractions has made shoppers harder to attract but experiential retail may offer a solution. By integrated technology into the shopping experience, retailers are able to attract and retain customers. Experiential retail turns the boring experience of browsing, trying and buying into something fun and exciting. Using things like augmented reality and interactive technology adds a new dimension to the shopping experience. This list contains examples of experiential retail that attract consumers through a tech-integrated experience.

The use of augmented reality by apparel retailers has taken off. Since augmented reality simplifies the process trying on clothing and accessories, the technology fits perfectly in apparel stores. Spaces like augmented reality jewelry counters allow customers to browse through merchandise in a quick and convenient way.