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Retail Community

Stores offer value beyond mere products by serving as community hubs

Implications - Tapping into the modern consumer's emotional need to connect to a larger cause, brands are beginning to re-imagine the retail experience as a place for building relationships and cultivating community. The re-positioning of retail destinations as centers of local culture also speaks to the consumer interest in seeking out opportunities for sparking real-world connections in an ever-increasing digital era.
Workshop Question - What would you do to transform a brick and mortar retailer into a more communal space?
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Community Hub Supermarkets
Community Hub Supermarkets
This Award-Winning Whole Foods Austin Location is a Retail Playground
A winner of a ARE Design Award for sustainability, this ultra-hip Whole Foods Austin store boasts plenty of unique culinary delights and playful design elements. The laid back grocery store,... MORE
Cozy Retailer Lifestyle Villages
Cozy Retailer Lifestyle Villages
The Urban Outfitters Village is a Town Built by Retailers
Dream Hipster retailer Urban Outfitters are expanding from just a store to an Urban Outfitters ‘village’ or lifestyle experience. Located in a suburban community of Philadelphia and tentatively... MORE
Menswear Brand Cafes
Menswear Brand Cafes
The Frank & Oak Toronto Flagship Houses Cafe St Viateur
Cafe St Viateur is a quaint coffee bar hidden within the Frank & Oak Toronto flagship store. The clever inclusion of a sleek espresso bar serving up premium Portland roasts from Stumptown... MORE
Retailer Community Kitchens
Retailer Community Kitchens
Host a Dinner Party for Your Friends in the IKEA Warsaw Kitchen
In a unique instance of community-focused retail, the IKEA Warsaw store recently launched a two-storey kitchen facility that customers can cook and host friends and family in. The stylish apartment-... MORE
VR-Powered Hybrid Retail
VR-Powered Hybrid Retail
The Ted Baker Shoreditch Store Has a Barbershop and VR Technology
The new Ted Baker Shoreditch store is an immersive retail outpost that fuses several movements in the fashion shopping world. With help from technology specialists Avenue Imperial, the Shoreditch... MORE
Car Dealership Spas
Car Dealership Spas
The Mercedes-Benz Burlington Location Boasts a Spa and Cafe
The Mercedes-Benz Burlington Dealership in Ontario, Canada, is revolutionizing the car shopping experience. The first dealership in the world to offer an on-site salon and spa, Mercedes-Benz... MORE

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