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Top 35 Retail Ideas in May

From In-Aisle Checkout Services to Shoppable Fashion Storefronts

— May 27, 2018 — Business
From drive-up delivery services to shoppable fashion storefronts, the June 2018 retail trends demonstrate that brands are going to great lengths to make in-store shopping easier for consumers.

On the one hand, many retailers are attempting to make in-store shopping more convenient by combining it with the ease of online shopping. In the case of Target, consumers can now have their purchases delivered to them right in the parking lot, so they never even have to leave their car. Similarly, Walmart is introducing on-site pick-up stations so consumers never have to wait around for their orders.

Beyond new delivery and pick-up options, the June 2018 retail trends also reveal the rise of on-site digital shopping. One example is Fred Segal and Mastercard'sRock ‘n Roll Holy Land, which turned the storefront into a digital shop where consumers could add virtual items to their cart and make purchases via their smartphones.
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On-Campus Cashless Supermarkets
On-Campus Cashless Supermarkets
Hogeschool Utrecht University's 'Skippen' Appeals to Students
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Delivery-Based Loyalty Programs
Delivery-Based Loyalty Programs
'Target Red' Offers Target Customers Discounts on Delivery
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In-Aisle Checkout Services
In-Aisle Checkout Services
Walmart's 'Check Out with Me' Saves Consumers Time and Effort
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Secret Convenience Store Menus
Secret Convenience Store Menus
Wawa's Touchscreen Ordering Kiosk Hides a Secret Drink Menu
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30
Incentivized Reusable Bags
Incentivized Reusable Bags
Tesco's Unforgettable Bag Rewards Conscious Consumers with Discounts
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29
Phygital Beauty Shops
Phygital Beauty Shops
'The New Age BuY Paris Duty Free' Concept Integrates Digital Platforms
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28
90s Boy Band Pop-Ups
90s Boy Band Pop-Ups
NSYNC is Launching #TheDirtyPopUp to Share an Official Merch Capsule
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27
High-End Commercial Complexes
High-End Commercial Complexes
Durham Live is a Costly Development with Entertainment Options
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26
In-Restaurant Wine Shops
In-Restaurant Wine Shops
The Vita Uva Wine Shop is Situated Inside the Pho Bac Súp Shop
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25
Futuristic Cashierless Stores
Futuristic Cashierless Stores
Alibaba's 'Futuremart' is a High-Tech Cashierless Store in China
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24
Charitable Fashion Pop-Ups
Charitable Fashion Pop-Ups
Harrods' Launched 'Fashion Re-Told' with the NSPCC to Benefit Charity
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23
Male-Targeted Department Stores
Male-Targeted Department Stores
Nordstrom Recently Opened Its First-ever Standalone Men's Store
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Color-Centric Fashion Pop-Ups
Color-Centric Fashion Pop-Ups
Ted Baker's Women's Fashion Pop-Up Offers Light and Color Therapy
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21
Drive-Up Department Stores
Drive-Up Department Stores
Target is Adding a Drive-Up Service to Hundreds of Retail Locations
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Book Store Brunch Menus
Book Store Brunch Menus
Barnes & Noble is Serving Up a Three-Course Mother’s Day Brunch
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19
In-Airport Fragrance Kiosks
In-Airport Fragrance Kiosks
Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport Now Offers a Fragrance Service
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18
Pivoting Drive-Thru Canopies
Pivoting Drive-Thru Canopies
OrderMatic's Drive-Thru Canopy Moves to Accommodate Tall Vehicles
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17
Multi-Sensory Fabric Pop-Ups
Multi-Sensory Fabric Pop-Ups
Hermes' 'Silk Mix' Shares Experiences Centered Around Luxury Silk
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16
Supportive Multi-Brand Shops
Supportive Multi-Brand Shops
'50m' is an Experimental Concept Store Showcasing Emerging Designers
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15
Home-Style Furniture Showrooms
Home-Style Furniture Showrooms
The Inside's 'Creative Compound' is Styled as a Welcoming Home
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14
Brutalism-Inspired Clothing Shops
Brutalism-Inspired Clothing Shops
Kloke's Melbourne Store Boasts Coarse Walls & Monolithic Forms
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13
Energy-Efficient QSR Restaurants
Energy-Efficient QSR Restaurants
This Small-Format Wendy's Restaurant Design Reduces Energy Use
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12
Magical Wizard-Inspired Stores
Magical Wizard-Inspired Stores
Toronto's Curiosa Society Sells Harry Potter-Themed Products
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Designer-Curated Concept Shops
Designer-Curated Concept Shops
Christian Siriano's The Curated NYC is Interactive & Instagrammable
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10
Convenient Pickup Towers
Convenient Pickup Towers
Walmart is Taking on Amazon With On-Site Package Pickup Sites
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9
All-Natural Cosmetic Retail Platforms
All-Natural Cosmetic Retail Platforms
The Cure Apothecary Boasts Sustainable Beauty and Health
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8
High-Fashion VR Experiences
High-Fashion VR Experiences
Balmain's Store Design by Olivier Rousteing Shares "My City of Lights"
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7
Bathroom Vanity Pop-Ups
Bathroom Vanity Pop-Ups
Victoria's Secret PINK 'Spahh Day' Pop-Up Shows Off Its New Beauty Line
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6
Shoppable Fashion Storefronts
Shoppable Fashion Storefronts
Fred Segal and Mastercard Created a 'Rock ‘n Roll Holy Land'
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5
Health-Focused Convenience Stores
Health-Focused Convenience Stores
'The Goods Mart' is an Eco-Friendly, Better-for-You Shop
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4
Alternative Mobile Retail Methods
Alternative Mobile Retail Methods
Solebox Sells an Nike Air Max Silhouette from a Matching Van
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3
Whimsical Fairy Tale Bars
Whimsical Fairy Tale Bars
Brooklyn is Set to Host an Alice in Wonderland Pop-Up Bar on a Bus
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2
Mixed-Reality Makeup Mirrors
Mixed-Reality Makeup Mirrors
The Coty Magic Mirror Launches a Try-On Following Product Interaction
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Party-Inspired Retail Spaces
Party-Inspired Retail Spaces
Bangkok's What-The-Forest Club Engages Shoppers with AR Tech
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