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25 Electronics Retailer Innovations

From Tech Maker Subscriptions to Used Electronic E-Shops

— April 20, 2016 — Business
These electronics retailer innovations range from tech maker subscription services to used electronic markets that aim to save consumers money on quality gadgets. Some standouts include experiential in-store tech spaces like Sears' Connected Solutions department that lets visitors interact with automated gadgets, household appliances and other electronics. Despite of its traditional image, Sears' decision to open an immersive tech department connects the retailer to a younger and more tech-savvy audience.

Other notable examples include Google's physical store that boasts search engine-inspired and customizable product displays along with a brick-and-mortar Amazon bookstore that promotes the e-retailer's Kindle e-reader and e-book offerings.

In addition, examples like consumer-designed phone plan kiosks and makerspace cafe bars round out these electronics retailer innovations. While customized gadgets and payment plans appeal to budget-conscious Millennials, makerspace tech retailers encourage creativity while giving visitors a chance to interact with members of the tech community.
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In-Person Electronics Deliveries
In-Person Electronics Deliveries
This Delivery Service Offers an Hour of Personal Set-Up
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24
Digital Art Workshops
Digital Art Workshops
Dubai's Apple Store Hosts Art Workshops With In-Store Devices
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23
Bright Tech-Savvy Stores
Bright Tech-Savvy Stores
The Kafkas Retail Concept is Airy and Spacious for Easy Browsing
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22
Custom LP Pop-Ups
Custom LP Pop-Ups
Urban Outfitters' Crosley Pop-Up Lets Visitors Create Their Own Vinyl Records
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21
Used Electronic Online Markets
Used Electronic Online Markets
Gone Lite is a Verified Web Source for Second-Hand Electronics
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20
Makerspace Cafe-Bars
Makerspace Cafe-Bars
'Proto Buildbar' is a 3D Printing Lab, Electronic Workshop and Bar
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19
Tech Maker Subscription Boxes
Tech Maker Subscription Boxes
'Creation Crate' Offers a Tech Education Subscription Service
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18
Connective Technology Departments
Connective Technology Departments
Dixons and Carphone Warhouse Introduce Smart Tech Departments
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17
Homey Tech Stores
Homey Tech Stores
The Time Warner Cable New York Flagship Store is Warm and Modern
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16
Consumer-Made Phone Plans
Consumer-Made Phone Plans
This 'Sure' Store Lets Consumers Build Phone Plans on Huge Touch Screens
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15
Online Retailer Bookstores
Online Retailer Bookstores
Amazon Books Opened Its First Physical Store Using Online Data
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14
Industrial Flagship Stores
Industrial Flagship Stores
Johannes Torpe Designed This Tech Retail Store for Bang & Olufsen
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13
Experiential Smart Shops
Experiential Smart Shops
Sears Connected Solutions Allows Interaction with Automation Products
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12
Experiential Electronic Stores
Experiential Electronic Stores
The Source's New Toronto Location Provides Many Hands-On Stations
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11
Multi-Tiered Electronics Shops
Multi-Tiered Electronics Shops
This Experimental Store is Divided into Various Interactive Spaces
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10
Experiential Tech Zones
Experiential Tech Zones
Best Buy Integrates 'The Intel Experience' in Stores Across the Nation
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9
Luxurious Tech Destinations
Luxurious Tech Destinations
The McIntosh Labs Store Offers a High-End Shopping Experience
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8
Experiential Tech Retailers
Experiential Tech Retailers
The Samsung D'Light Experience is a Multi-Level Immersive Retail Shop
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7
Organic Tech Shops
Organic Tech Shops
This Jony Ive Apple Store Represents a Shift in Tech Retail Decor
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6
High-Tech Retail Hubs
High-Tech Retail Hubs
Harvey Nichols' Newest Retail Store Design Boasts Engaging Details
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5
Interactive Electronics Stores
Interactive Electronics Stores
This New Target Store Will Focus Excessively on Smart Devices
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4
Experiential Tech Shops
Experiential Tech Shops
Ontario's First Retail Samsung Store Emphasizes Consumer Engagement
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3
Interactive Tech Retail
Interactive Tech Retail
The Intel Ultra Store is an Immersive Retail Experience in Beijing
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2
Search Engine Store Displays
Search Engine Store Displays
The Google Store Retail Concept Boasts a Slew of Interactive Elements
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1
Interactive Electronics Shops
Interactive Electronics Shops
The littleBits Pop-Up Store is Part Retail Space and Part Laboratory
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