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Innovative approaches to bring online shoppers back in stores

Implications - Brick and mortar stores are shutting down quickly as retailers can't afford to cover costs lost due to fewer customers. Consumers are favoring the Web for its variety, ease of bargain hunting and convenience, so retailers need to either meet those needs too or offer something the online experience can't offer.
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12 Featured, 78 Examples:
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Date Range:
Mar 09 — Oct 09
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Boutique Vending Machines
Boutique Vending Machines
‘U*tique' Upscale Automated Retail Shopping
U*tique is an interactive, touch-sensitive, automated luxury store for “life’s little emergencies and indulgences.” The shops offer an assortment of luxury and personal-care items and have made their debut… MORE
Stylish Shopping Shoots
Stylish Shopping Shoots
Julius Bramanto's 'Market Maiden' Makes the Farmer's Market Fashionable
Julius Bramanto's 'Market Maiden' editorial for Swankglossy is a head-turner for several reasons. The crowded setting of the Cipete Market in Jakarta, Indonesia is certainly one of them; the stunning model… MORE
In-Store Online Shopping
In-Store Online Shopping
Intel Point-of-Sale Kiosk Skips Sales Personnel But Not Fitting Rooms
Online shopping is an almighty gift to the consumer as far as speed and convenience is concerned. With the Intel Point-of-Sale Kiosk that experience just became pretty much foolproof. The Intel Point-of-Sale… MORE
play_circle_filled In-Store Fan Shout-Outs
In-Store Fan Shout-Outs
"Twilight" Cast Takes a Break From "New Moon" for Fan Video
There’s a renewed fervor for “Twilight” with the news that the cast has resurfaced in Vancouver to shoot “New Moon”; Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Rachel Lefevre, Ashley Greene, and Taylor Lautner… MORE
play_circle_filled Brick and Glass Showrooms
Brick and Glass Showrooms
Martin Margiela's Munich Store Is An Eclectic Fashion Hub
Martin Margiela offers an inspiring visual mixture in his clothing, store, runway, website and advertising designs. Margiela is a truly avant-garde artist in everything he does. Recently he opened a new… MORE
Solar-Powered Shopping Malls
Solar-Powered Shopping Malls
Japan's Aeon and Oasis 21 Green Architecture
It looks like ultra-techie Japan may be leading the world’s efforts to build green buildings. The Aeon shopping mall near Yonago and the Oasis21 mall in the city of Nagoya are beautiful and inspiring feats… MORE
play_circle_filled Shopping Dogs to Sell Pet Food
Shopping Dogs to Sell Pet Food
Eukanuba 'Fetch' Ad Campaign
Eukanuba employed five talented dogs for their charming ‘Fetch’ ad campaign. The pups were trained to proudly carry the dog food bags in their mouths through a busy shopping mall as if they had just purchased… MORE
Magnetic Mall Ads
Magnetic Mall Ads
London's Westfield Shopping Center Wants You to Fly Towards the Light
From the beautifully intense musical score to the sublime lighting and special effects, this spectacular ad for the London-based Westfield shopping center can almost be called cinematic. I love the part… MORE
play_circle_filled Giant Independent Bookstores
Giant Independent Bookstores
Powell'S Color-Coded Rooms and In-Store Maps Defy Big Chains
If there’s a heaven, I’m hoping it’s just like Powell’s Books. Long before giant chain store booksellers like Barnes and Noble found their way to my part of the world, there was Powell’s City of Books.… MORE
Designers Resisting Online Shopping
Designers Resisting Online Shopping
Karl Lagerfeld Prefers Bricks over Clicks
Karl Lagerfeld prefers the physical part of shopping in person vs. the visual part of shopping online. Lagerfeld was meeting with the EU competition commissioner to discuss the loosening of restrictions… MORE
Rock Stars in Supermarkets
Rock Stars in Supermarkets
Gwen Stefani's Grocery Shopping Editorial Makes Chores Glamorous
Gwen Stefani is a fashion designer, mom, and one badass rock star with a sense of style all her own. In the October issue of Glamour Magazine, she shows she is all of the above in a grocery shopping editorial.… MORE
Self-Weighing Shopping Carts
Self-Weighing Shopping Carts
Abastor2.0 Concept Would Make Getting Groceries Easy
The Abastor2.0 concept is designed to make your grocery shopping trip as hassle-free as possible. Created by design student, Hazael Estrada, the Abstor2.0 is the perfect shopping mate when buying vegetables… MORE

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