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3 Store Design Trends We’re Watching

Retail industry luminaries share the trends they believe will impact store design and experience investments in 2024.

Brands and retailers are doubling down on the physical experience. And it’s easy to understand why: after several years of an ecommerce boom driven by COVID-19 lockdowns and heightened safety measures, consumers have been clamoring for immersive and engaging physical brand experiences. However, brick-and-mortar strategy requires careful thought and attention to detail. In addition to […]

See the ‘Fakery’ IRL: Johnny Cupcakes Comes to the #RICE23 Expo Hall

 The Retail Innovation Conference expo experience has been designed to provide equal parts education and inspiration. Our hundreds of exhibitor partners will be on hand, eager and willing to walk attendees through the platforms and solutions driving connected commerce success. But thanks to partners like Johnny Cupcakes and Shopify, we’re able to show attendees what […]

On the #RICE23 Show Floor: VM Versatility – Immersive Digital Path to Purchase  

Excited to immerse yourself in the latest connected commerce experiences in the Expo Hall of the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo? Us too! We know how important it is to see, touch, feel and experience innovation firsthand—it’s how you can truly uncover new opportunities and get inspired in your work! That’s why we’re providing unique […]

The Evolution of the Store Design Team: New Data Reveals New CX Possibilities  

an image of a store going from full color photography to plain black and white pencil effect

Store designers do so much more than their titles imply. They’re creative thinkers. Storytellers. Ideators. Collaborators. Tech advocates.   The results of Retail TouchPoints’ latest Store Design & Experience Survey reaffirm the evolution of the store design team — and validate the myriad of topics we plan to explore during the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo. […]

2023 Store Tours: Go Inside Chicago’s Retail Scene with Insider Trends

Manhattan has always been considered the top retail city in the U.S., but we believe that Chicago is an oft-overlooked hotbed for new store concepts and cutting-edge tech implementations.   That’s why we’re excited to launch our latest Guided Store Tours for the 2023 Retail Innovation Conference & Expo. And we’re extra excited to share […]

Which Brands are Embracing the Art of Window Storytelling?

Bergdorf Goodman inspired New York City shoppers by creating a series of vignettes that spotlighted the power of craftsmanship and different materials, including paper and metal.

They say the eyes are the window to the soul…the same could also be said about, well, windows! Store windows, to be exact. They are one of the first things consumers see as they past by storefronts. They also have the power to tell entertaining, engaging and exciting stories that reflect the brand. During the […]

Designers, Spotlight Your Holiday Creations! Winning Windows Nominations Are Open

Ah, the holiday season. It’s truly a magical time. And store designers are arguably the magicians crafting incredible store experiences as shoppers hustle and bustle through the streets and malls. As consumers work to check off their holiday shopping lists, department stores, specialty retailers and luxury brands alike will embrace powerful storytelling and visual merchandising […]

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