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Next-Gen Footwear Pop-Ups

The Stride Rite Pop-Up Supports Shopping Straight from Phones

— November 9, 2021 — Business
The Stride Rite pop-up in Atlanta, Georgia's Lenox Square Mall that was created to "meet the needs of the brick and mortar shopper in the digital age." The first-of-its-kind experience from the brand shares digital fitting technology with Fit Zone by Stride Rite, which streamlines the process of capturing measurements in a matter of moments. There's also a custom "buy now" widget that can be found on the bottom of each shoe, which makes it easy for people to make a purchase with their own smartphone on site.

The experience of shoe shopping with kids can be a challenging one and this pop-up aims to make it easier on parents and kids alike, all the while supporting great foot health.
Trend Themes
1. Digital Fitting Technology - Incorporating digital fitting technology in pop-up stores can streamline the process of capturing measurements and provide a unique customer experience.
2. Mobile Purchase Technology - Developing a custom buy-now widget on smartphones in pop-up stores can make it easier for customers to make purchases and increase sales.
3. Brick-and-mortar/digital Integration - Integrating digital technologies and custom widgets into brick-and-mortar stores can provide a unique and seamless shopping experience for customers.
Industry Implications
1. Retail - The retail industry can leverage digital technologies and mobile purchase options in pop-up stores to create a seamless shopping experience.
2. Footwear - The footwear industry can benefit from incorporating digital fitting technology into their stores to improve the accuracy of measurements and provide a unique customer experience.
3. Technology - The technology industry can develop and implement custom widgets and other digital technologies to integrate into brick-and-mortar stores and enhance the shopping experience.
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