The magic of Airbnb trumps meet-up
This past month we were lucky enough to attend a lunch hosted by Package Free Shop and Britain-based #zerowaste restaurant Silo. Lauren Singer of her blog, Trash is for tossers and CEO of Package Free, found a friend in Silo’s Douglas McMaster online, bonded by their mutual passion of contributing less waste to our environment.
Brooklinen’s SoHo pop-up shop gives customers a chance to have some fun, snap a few selfies and upgrade to luxe bedding at a fair, feel-good price.
The Color Factory, a NYC “Experience” set out to explore the colors of the big city. Was the experience just plain fun… or pushing us to see our world differently and expand our horizons?
Tech is changing everything, retail included. At Riley Group, we’re always studying retail technology and how it enables ecommerce brands to really make a splash in their brick-and-mortar locations. This week, retail guru Olivia Horvath will walk us through cult-like beauty startup Glossier’s tech-driven path to cosmetics queendom — and a breathtaking showroom in downtown Manhattan.
Reformation Masters In-Store Tech. Will the "It-Girl" Fashion Brand Improve Its Customer Service Next?
Riley Group’s retail guru contributor Olivia Horvath shopped Reformation’s Bond Street store recently. Her take: the new tech is excellent, but traditional customer service left a lot to be desired. Read our review of this store’s guest experience. How do you feel about tech taking over for people in retail stores?
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My trip to Adidas. The store Nike would have built in the past.
This season, thanks to the Nike running store in the Flat Iron district, I've been happily sporting a few pairs of Nike's and I've made a few satisfying trips to that location where I first noticed Nike's new commitment to service. So, when I read about the new Soho flagship I was so excited to get over to see this new breed of Nike stores.
Here is a peek into the public floor (6) where Etsy Labs and the Etsytorium both live. The curation of art and craft, the Etsy voice in signage and design choices as well as the functionality of the space made it a morning to remember.