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The next frontier - The rise of NFTs in retail

Great news: according to The Collins Dictionary, NFT was the word of 2021, which means there now exists a go-to way to explain these elusive virtual tokens to your grandparents... Defined as “a unique digital certificate, registered in a...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Leaders

Can retail experiences discriminate?

From the perspective of store design, how can the physical environment discriminate in retail? Discrimination is traditionally defined as unjust or prejudicial treatment of people based on a number of protected characteristics, including; age, sex,...

Posted by: Quinine
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Leaders

Social Commerce: the new retail avenue for brands

Following the rise of social media during the pandemic, one may be left to wonder about the destiny of retail and how retail sales will be shaped by such surge in social media user bases. It is true that there is an opportunity for brands to take on...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

How Covid killed and then gave hope to retail brands

It’s been little over a year since our society was reshaped completely to comply with the new Covid-19 rules. It’s been a bleak year for most, an interesting one for all, and clearly a challenge for every brand and creative professional...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Leaders

The value of individualisation in the new world of retail

When you think of retail and Covid-19, you can't help but feel a sense of discomfort pretty much off the bat. Retail has been heavily hit in the middle of this pandemic, with high street stores and firms closing up, tourism going down and an overall...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Retail in the near future

Since the Government published its Coronavirus recovery strategy, we have been moving quickly through the relaxation of lockdown in ‘steps’ and are now celebrating the large milestone at which non-essential businesses are permitted to...

Posted by: Posterscope
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Features

Will the pandemic mark the end of retail?

I'm yet to find someone who hasn't worked in retail at least once. Which means we all know the issues and problems of retail experiences, especially in the most recent of times. Retail is an old industry. We can arguably all agree with that. Stuck...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Leaders

How to win in the new retail landscape

Retail is not dead, boring retail is dead As we all know, the retail industry has been through a period of immense flux. However, after a difficult few years it feels like it’s emerging from the dark and a new retail landscape is bringing...

Posted by: Imagination
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Leaders

Three ways retail psychology can help save the high-street

The consumer sales landscape has been in a state of flux for some time with almost weekly news stories of store closures, losses, and the death of the high street becoming the norm. Hopes were riding on strong Black Friday and Christmas sales over...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Simple, mobile and personal: Six predictions for retail in 2020

The retail world is constantly in a state of flux, more so now than ever before with the majority of retail transactions now happening online and perpetual connection (via our smartphones) changing the way we shop and the way we interact with brands...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The future of retail: lessons from China

A market of extreme competition While America’s top 100 retailers account for approximately 40% of its retail market, China’s equivalent enjoy just 6.4% of total sales of consumer goods. What this means in practice is a market of...

Posted by: AKQA
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Leaders

Unicorns of retail: How upstart D2C brands are changing the game

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) retailers are fast gaining ground in an overcrowded market at a time when high street retail’s woes are only deepening. As iconic brands like Barney’s and Victoria’s Secret struggle in the US and Mothercare...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Retail trends 2019: Ian Scott

Human interaction, the high street and 5G are all areas of focus in Ian Scott's retail trends report for 2019. The Williams Lea Tag shopper marketing and innovation manager sheds light on his predictions for the shopping space and how the point of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Max Factor & Blippar unveil their first steps in interactive retail

Blippar; the “Visual discovery app,” which relies heavily on augmented reality, and Max Factor have revolutionised the world of cosmetics and the retail sector with an ambitious new execution. Now every Max Factor product is essentially...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

J. Walter Thompson explore the future of retail in groundbreaking report

J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group is partnering with Women's Wear Daily for the first time to create an exclusive global report exploring the future of retail. The groundbreaking report, co-created by The Innovation Group, which powers...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Cheil Worldwide goes into Retail

Amidst heavily denied rumours that the agency originally set up as Samsung’s in-house shop is to be sold to Publicis, Cheil Worldwide officially announced this morning that it is consolidating its entire global retail resource under a single...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Abbey Road opens first official retail store

I'll probably never get to record an album at Abbey Road. It's been a dream of mine since the moment I first picked up a guitar almost two decades ago, but I've come to the sad conclusion that this particular dream shall remain unfulfilled. The same...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Razorfish and Adobe reveal the future of retail

Razorfish and Adobe are unveiling what they're calling "The future of retail" at this year's Adobe Summit with a new physical storefront experience that connects the customer across all touch points, helping retailers to sell their wares more...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Omnicom's RAPP acquire UK-based brand and retail agency Haygarth

The multichannel marketing agency RAPP, itself a part of The DAS Group of Companies, a division of the Omnicom Group, announced yesterday its acquisition of UK-based brand and retail agency, Haygarth for a sum that has yet to be disclosed. The deal...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

High anxiety on the high street. What is the future of retail?

References to the 'high-street' in political and sociological debate have been frequent for well over a decade now. Sadly, mentioning a problem frequently doesn't bring solutions. Many towns are plagued by empty retail units on their central...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Workshop

Opinion - The will to live. How complacency is ruining retail.

by Magnus Shaw I hope you enjoyed your Bank Holiday, thunder storms and all. I did some light shopping on Sunday, such is my hectic rock and roll lifestyle. My good lady wife and I wanted to make a couple of specific purchases: some reading glasses...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

Why Innovation is the Key to Success this Black Friday | #HolidayMonth

Black Friday, one of the year's undeniable major retailing occasions, returns on the 25th of November. This occasion encourages businesses to develop new marketing strategies and make better-informed business decisions to remain competitive and deal...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

The pixel perfect world of Pixel Artworks | #CompanySpotlight

Tom Burch is MD of immersive experience company Pixel Artworks and has been creating wonder with his work for brands since he founded the business in 2005. From creating fire-breathing dragons for Warwick Castle to planting the Garden of Light for...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Making some serious noise with Rowdy Studio | #CompanySpotlight

Rowdy Studios is a full-service branding agency based in London and Dublin with over a decade of experience in building bespoke brands. A tight-knit team with an enviable client list, Rowdy is an agency that “blends sound strategy with loud...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Engaging new audiences with a modern royal rebrand

When we speak about the royal family, we don't necessarily think of it as a commercial brand that generates significant annual earnings, but the figures prove otherwise. For example, between 2019 and 2020, ticket revenues from heritage sites reached...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Top 10 most exciting art directors on Creativepool

Art Directors are the masters of creativity and the ones responsible for steering the visual and thematic heart of a project. They are responsible for what commercial campaigns look like and guide the hands and imaginations of various creatives to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Global creative calendar: November 2022

Anyone who commits to lifelong learning can expect many prolific returns. Expanding one's knowledge presents opportunities to better understand the world and our fellow humans while advancing our skills. In a constantly changing world, innovation...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Inspiration

A bold new identity for smart shopping brand Instacart | #BehindTheBrand

Wolff Olins partnered with Instacart to create a new identity system for the brand, as part of the grocery technology company’s ambition to serve more retail categories beyond food. Rooted in a new positioning and iconic logo, Instacart’s...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Just off to Munch & Sippers, can I get you anything?

A while back I had a go at asking a venerable UK retail institution if they thought I could help at all (well, in a very specific way) with what appeared to be a terminal decline in fortunes. Of course, nothing came of that ask and the company shut...

Posted by: Richard
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Workshop

Cracking Prime Day 2.0 with Creative Ads

For brands looking to make a splash this October during Amazon Prime Day, creative mobile campaigns are key. In this article, Paul Coggins, CEO of Adludio, argues that the ad industry has sat on its creative laurels for too long. If the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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