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Top 30 Retail Ideas in October

From Cashierless Beverage Shops to Geo-Targeting Store Campaigns

— October 28, 2018 — Business
From cashier-free beverage shops to geo-targeting store campaigns, the October 2018 retail trends demonstrate how companies are using technology to blur the lines between the online and the in-store shopping experiences.

Perhaps the most visible shift apparent from the October 2018 retail trends is that retailers are attempting to reduce the barriers to purchase by going cashier-free. For instance, San Francisco's Standard Market concept uses AI technology so that consumers are able to shop without having to stand in line, scan items, or even stop to check out. Similarly, the The Drug Store by the beverage brand Dirty Lemon, allows customers to "stop by and take what you need" from a tiny retail window and then simply text their purchase after to be charged through the brand's SMS-based order system.
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Smart Shopping List Apps
Smart Shopping List Apps
The 'Aisle Shopper' App Organizes Your Shopping List by Aisle
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29
Intuitive Personal Shopper Services
Intuitive Personal Shopper Services
'MYSHOPOVER' Connects Shoppers with Premium Services
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28
Purse-Promoting Pop-up Experiences
Purse-Promoting Pop-up Experiences
Janis Studios are Revealing Its Pre-Fall 2018 Collection
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Visually Impaired Grocery Aids
Visually Impaired Grocery Aids
Wegmans Supermarkets Offer a More Accessible Way to Grocery Shop
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26
Convenient Cashless Payment Apps
Convenient Cashless Payment Apps
NETSpay is a Popular Digital Payment App from Singapore
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25
Inspiration Paint Pop-up Showrooms
Inspiration Paint Pop-up Showrooms
Behr's Color in Action Pop-Up Promoted the Brand's New Color
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24
Charitable Stylish E-Commerce Lines
Charitable Stylish E-Commerce Lines
eBay & Karla Welch Collaborate on a Fashion-Forward Range
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23
Better-for-You Checkout Stands
Better-for-You Checkout Stands
Raley's New Check Stands Feature 25% Less Candy & Mindful Snacks
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22
eCommerce Fashion Collaborations
eCommerce Fashion Collaborations
Amazon Fashion is Launching a New J.Crew Mercantile Collection
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21
Curated Vintage Furniture Shops
Curated Vintage Furniture Shops
Homestead Seattle is a Store That Sells Beautiful Retro Pieces
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20
Historic Fashion House Popups
Historic Fashion House Popups
Toronto's Louis Vuitton Time Capsule Exhibit Boasts Archival Pieces
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19
Shoppable Department Store Screens
Shoppable Department Store Screens
Harvey Nichols' In-Store Touchscreens Share Shoppable Videos
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18
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms
IG Shopping Lets Buyers Purchase Directly on the New Platform
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17
Kid-Friendly Colorful Restaurants
Kid-Friendly Colorful Restaurants
The Pop Shop Offers a Unique Menu of Modern Comfort Food
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Successful Geo-Targeting Store Campaigns
Successful Geo-Targeting Store Campaigns
IKEA Drives More Customers to Its Store with Data
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Personalized In-Store Wishlists
Personalized In-Store Wishlists
The Conran Shop & Pinterest are Simplifying Shopping Experiences
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14
Thoughtfully Accented Sneaker Shops
Thoughtfully Accented Sneaker Shops
Sole Finess Opened a Unique Women's Sneaker Shop
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13
Multifunctional Golden Cubic Buildings
Multifunctional Golden Cubic Buildings
Stefano Boeri Architetti Designs a Geometry-Inspired Facade
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12
Cashierless Beverage Shops
Cashierless Beverage Shops
'The Drug Store' by Dirty Lemon is a Tech-Enabled Cashless Concept
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11
Omnichannel Beauty Concepts
Omnichannel Beauty Concepts
Sephora's Omnichannel Retail Concept Uses an App, Website & WeChat
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10
Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Opened a UK Pop-Up Store
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9
Augmented Reality Online Shopping
Augmented Reality Online Shopping
Opendesk Allows Its Customers to Choose Furniture with AR
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8
Design-Friendly Floral Shop Hybrids
Design-Friendly Floral Shop Hybrids
PlantShed is a Luxe Boutique Destination for Your Plant Needs
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7
Charming Cartoon Cat Cafes
Charming Cartoon Cat Cafes
The New Hello Kitty Grand Cafe is Set to Open in Irvine, California
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6
Cashierless AI Stores
Cashierless AI Stores
San Francisco's Standard Market Offers a Seamless Shopping Experience
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5
O2O Eco Beauty Shops
O2O Eco Beauty Shops
Zalando's Beauty Station Boasts Stainless Steel Cubes & Recycled Cup Shelving
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4
Best-Selling Product Stores
Best-Selling Product Stores
The Curated 'Amazon 4-Star' Store Contains Only Top-Selling Items
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3
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Treehouse Offers Eclectic Collections and Creative Spaces for Kids
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2
Paper-Made Window Display Installations
Paper-Made Window Display Installations
Helen Musselwhite's Art is Whimsical & Multicultural
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1
Localized Convenience Stores
Localized Convenience Stores
EAT17 in London is Redefining the Familiar Convenience Store Format
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