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71 Digital Shopping Innovations

From Internet Fashion Inventories to Real Life Online Stores

— November 2, 2011 — Pop Culture
These digital shopping innovations make one wonder if there is ever a need to show up in a real store ever again. Some interesting concepts include stores that create a demand through scarcity by being invite only, and presenting virtual closet swaps.

With its wide range, these digital shopping innovations are indicative of how consumer trust has grown over the last decade in putting their sensitive information (i.e. credit card) online. Digital shopping allows all the fun without any of the traditional hassles.

Implications - Urban consumers lead very busy lives trying to find a balance between work and play. Online shopping lets consumers pick out items when they have a few moments to spare. Companies should consider how they can make their online store more streamlined and efficient.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Consumer Choice-Makers
Consumer Choice-Makers
'Just buy this one' Takes the Guessing Out of Online Shopping
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69
Social Shopping Streams
Social Shopping Streams
The Tweetalicious App Aggregates All Your Favorite Deals into One Timeline
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68
Affordable Custom Apparel
Affordable Custom Apparel
'Send the Trend' Brings Professional Style to Online Shopping
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67
Internet Fashion Inventories
Internet Fashion Inventories
Two Corporate Nemeses Join Forces to Provide the Google Catalog
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66
Campaigns Against Unwanted Gifts
Campaigns Against Unwanted Gifts
ChristmasUncrapped.com
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65
Dynamic Online Shopping
Dynamic Online Shopping
The New Barneys Magalog Requires 3D Glasses for Viewing
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64
Auction Webzines
Auction Webzines
eBay Launches the Inside Source Magazine
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63
Beauty Sample Subscriptions
Beauty Sample Subscriptions
The Birchbox Haute Box Bridges Online and In-Store Shopping
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62
Social Shopping Fan Pages
Social Shopping Fan Pages
Express Clothing Allows People to Buy Clothes Directly on Facebook
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61
Social Shopping Networks
Social Shopping Networks
Blippy Asks You What Your Friends Are Buying
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60
Simplistic Gadget e-Buying
Simplistic Gadget e-Buying
The Measy Electronics Website Makes Shopping That Much Easier
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59
BrowseGoods, BlackDogAir
BrowseGoods, BlackDogAir
Two New Ways to View Shopping
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58
Shopping by Text Message
Shopping by Text Message
Amazon TextBuyIt
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57
Luxurious E-Couture
Luxurious E-Couture
Dolce & Gabbana to Open Online Store for Tech Savvy Fashionistas
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56
Online Stores Offline
Online Stores Offline
Is @Cosme Cosmetics E-Store Pioneering Next Gen Retail?
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55
Original Online Stores
Original Online Stores
Supermarket Sarah Turns a Living Room Wall into an Online Display
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54
Virtual Personal Shoppers
Virtual Personal Shoppers
‘Shop It To Me' Sends Sales On Designer Clothes in Your Size
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53
Crowdsourced Home Shopping Sites
Crowdsourced Home Shopping Sites
Honeyshed
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52
Eco Auction Sites
Eco Auction Sites
Ebay Bans Ivory
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51
Enabling Impulse Shopping
Enabling Impulse Shopping
Woot Trackers Hit Bargain Shoppers' Wallets Hard
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50
Tablet Shopping Apps
Tablet Shopping Apps
The Amazon Windowshop iPad App is Perfect for Shopaholics
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49
Virtual Accessory Fittings
Virtual Accessory Fittings
Claw Money & Sunglass Hut Let You Try Shades On Via Facebook
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48
Big Business Boxing Match-Offs
Big Business Boxing Match-Offs
The Walmart vs Amazon Infographic Compares the Two Mega-Stores
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47
Offbeat Online Market Places
Offbeat Online Market Places
Bonanzle Has Bizarre, Strange and Useless Gifts
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46
Social Shopping Sites
Social Shopping Sites
Couture Society Combines Online Shopping With Social Networking
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45
Real Life Online Stores
Real Life Online Stores
The eBay Pop-Up Store is a Shift in Web-Based Shopping
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44
Aristocratic Online Shopping
Aristocratic Online Shopping
Oakstreet Man Sifts Through the Crap So You Don't Have to
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43
5 Social Shopping Sites + ILikeTotallyLoveIt.com
5 Social Shopping Sites + ILikeTotallyLoveIt.com
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42
Intuitive Tech Shopping Sites
Intuitive Tech Shopping Sites
Measy Quizzes You to Help Decide Which Gadget is for You
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41
Exclusive Car Shopping For Women
Exclusive Car Shopping For Women
Fearless Auto Advice at CarsforGirls.com
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40
Talk Show Fashion Lines
Talk Show Fashion Lines
Oprah Online Store To Sell 'O Baby'
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39
Chic-onomical Virtual Outlets
Chic-onomical Virtual Outlets
The Outnet.com is Outlet for Net-a-Porter.com
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38
Scheduling Online Shopping
Scheduling Online Shopping
Mapping Hourly Cyber Monday Deals
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37
Designers Resisting Online Shopping
Designers Resisting Online Shopping
Karl Lagerfeld Prefers Bricks over Clicks
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36
Social Shopping & Recommendations
Social Shopping & Recommendations
3Luxe Luxury E-Catalogue
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35
Online Answer to Black Friday
Online Answer to Black Friday
Cyber Monday Kicks off Online Shopping Season
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34
Rentable Indian Ensembles
Rentable Indian Ensembles
Luxemi Clothing is a Direct Source for Sari Shopping
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33
Picture-Based Shoe Shopping
Picture-Based Shoe Shopping
Modista Helps Budget Fashionistas Score Similar Styles
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32
Shutting Down Online Stores
Shutting Down Online Stores
eLuxury Changes to Magazine Format, Denies Financial Woes
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31
Personal Credit Card Readers
Personal Credit Card Readers
The SmartSwipe Revolutionizes Online Shopping
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30
Shopping By Phone Takes Off
Shopping By Phone Takes Off
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29
Virtual Closet Swaps
Virtual Closet Swaps
ThredUP Uses Netflix Model to Help People Exchange Clothes
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28
Social Good Shopping Sites
Social Good Shopping Sites
'Histoire' Boutique is an Online Store Devoted to Creating a Just World
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27
Crowdsourced Fashionocracies
Crowdsourced Fashionocracies
Beta Fashion Creates Collections Entirely from Customer Input
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26
E-Commerce Meets Ultra-luxury
E-Commerce Meets Ultra-luxury
20Ltd Sells High End Design
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25
Real Designers in Virtual Worlds
Real Designers in Virtual Worlds
Vivienne Tam for Stardoll
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24
Accessorizing With Numbers
Accessorizing With Numbers
The Great Stamp'd LA Spring Collection Footwear
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23
Virtual Shopping Experiences
Virtual Shopping Experiences
Macy's Magic Fitting Room Makes Trying on Clothes Convenient
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22
Social Fashion Shopping Application
Social Fashion Shopping Application
Kitson's Total Fashionista Facebook App
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21
Virtual Book Shelves For Real Shopping
Virtual Book Shelves For Real Shopping
Zoomii On-Line Bookstore
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20
Shopping Addiction iPhone Apps
Shopping Addiction iPhone Apps
Net-a-Porter Releases NET-APP That Constantly Updates
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19
Ultimate Window Shopping
Ultimate Window Shopping
Tap on Glass to Order Clothing
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18
Invite-Only Luxury Shopping Sites
Invite-Only Luxury Shopping Sites
Ideeli
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17
Beijing Olympic Kitsch
Beijing Olympic Kitsch
Tacky BJ2008 Souvenirs
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16
Invite-Only Web Boutiques
Invite-Only Web Boutiques
Chanel-Exclusives
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15
Funky Online Fashion
Funky Online Fashion
Isabel Marant at Net-a-Porter Will Make Girls Squeal with Joy
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14
Online Shops For Millionaires
Online Shops For Millionaires
Recession Unfriendly 20ltd Offers Only 20 Of Each Piece
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13
Gendered Web Stats
Gendered Web Stats
The 'Men vs. Women: Online Shopping Habits' Infographic Breaks Down Spending
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12
Pack Your Virtual Suitcase
Pack Your Virtual Suitcase
Polyvore.com Social Shopping
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11
Ethical Web Boutiques
Ethical Web Boutiques
'Future:Standard' Offers Environmentally and Socially Responsible Clothing
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10
Window Shopping
Window Shopping
Ralph Lauren Debuts Interactive Window Stores
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9
In-Store Online Shopping
In-Store Online Shopping
Intel Point-of-Sale Kiosk Skips Sales Personnel But Not Fitting Rooms
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8
Ethical Shopping Sites
Ethical Shopping Sites
Magnifeco is an Eco-Fashion Source Featuring All Things Socially Good
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7
Interactive Window Shopping
Interactive Window Shopping
Hi-tech Interactive Window Displays Will Change the Future of Retail
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6
Online Luxury Auction Sites
Online Luxury Auction Sites
BillionaireXchange.com is the Ultra Premium Version of eBay
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5
Virtual Fitting Rooms
Virtual Fitting Rooms
Intellifit Takes The Frustration Out Of Online Shopping
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4
Cartoon Character Couture
Cartoon Character Couture
Hit Kigu Care Bear Jumper Recalls Memories of Cheer Bear
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3
Personalized Printed Pumps
Personalized Printed Pumps
DreamHeels.com Lets You Design Your Shoe & Earn Money
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2
Natural Neck Adornments
Natural Neck Adornments
This Rebecca Boatfield Jewelry is Wooden & Wonderful
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1
Virtual Lingerie Shopping
Virtual Lingerie Shopping
Knicker Picker
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