Trend Shots

Trend Shots are our way of contemplating change within our industry and discovering the driving forces behind it. They provide content that will open your minds, stir your creativity, and get you thinking about the future of retail.

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MALLS:
The New Urban Communities
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FRT (facial recognition
technology):
just because we can,
doesn't mean we should

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THE INTERNET
OF THINGS:
motivating change through connectivity
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WILL BITCOIN
TRANSFORM RETAIL?
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CLOUD COMPUTING
& RETAIL

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3D PRINTING:
The next retail disruptor?
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SOCIAL COMMERCE AND THE POWER OF INTEREST NETWORKS

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Retail Innovation Hubs:
Smaller, faster, better.
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Online Retailing In Canada:
Digital transformation pending.
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FOOD:
Breaking with tradition.
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DIGITAL SIGNAGE:
Entertaining, immersive and interactive retail experiences.
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SIMPLICITY:
Less is (almost)
always more.

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FROM NATIONAL
TO LOCAL:
Marketers reach out to the community.
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STORYTELLING
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MOBILE MARKETING
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LET'S GET PHYSICAL
Pure online players move to bricks & mortar
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CONSUMER COLLABORATION
Innovation strategy
or marketing tool?
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LUXURY RETAIL
New Middle Ground
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RETAIL BANKING
Why branches won't go
the way of Blockbuster
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ONLINE GROCERY
 
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QUICK FIXES, PROMISES & HYPE
 
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THE FUTURE OF WORK
 
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CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
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SPACES AND
THEIR EFFECTS
ON EXPERIENCE
 
 
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ESTABLISHING EMPATHY

 
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DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
Focusing on 'jobs to be done'
 
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IN-STORE TRACKING
& MONITORING
Big business is watching
 
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LOCAL
 
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ASKING BETTER QUESTIONS
 
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SALES AND POINTS
AND DRUGS
...Oh my
 
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IMAGINATION
 
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HOLIDAY EDITION

 
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BIG DATA...
Small data
 
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LOYALTY PROGRAMS
This time it's personal
 
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DISCOVERY
The value of curated offerings
 
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MENTAL MODELS + DESIGN

 
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COLLABORATIVE ADVANTAGE
The proliferation of retailer partnerships
 


 
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"THE DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS"
...or how good ideas spread
 


 
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AMERICAN RETAIL INVASION:
The grass is currently greener up north
 


 
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CHANGES IN DIGITAL PROMOTION
Pumping the brakes on social media and daily deals services
 


 
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FROM SHELF TO SHOP
Big brands get into the retail (& service) biz
 


 
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INTRO TO DESIGN RESEARCH
...for retail
 


 
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RETAIL CONVERGENCE
Converging onto someone else's slice of the pie
 


 
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INTRO TO STRATEGIC FORESIGHT

 


 
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THE NEW CASHLESS SOCIETY
Over 60 years in the making
 


 
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THE EVOLUTION
OF BRANDING
From burning logos onto
a cow's ass to creating
meaning with people

 


 
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EVOLUTION OF THE MALL
Retail Darwinism


 
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MAGICAL EXPERIENCES
Creating Retail Alchemy


 
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INNOVATION IN ACTION

 

INNOVATION
"What Is" To "What
Could Be"
 
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HEALTHY, CONNECTED, CONVENIENT EATING
(Possibly) Coming To A Store Near You
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INSIGHTS IN ACTION
 
 
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INSIGHTS DEVELOPMENT
The Evolution of Understanding
 
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THE CHANGING ROLE OF M-COMM
Part 2: Mobile's Modifiability
 
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THE CHANGING ROLE OF M-COMM
Part 1: Change
is M-coming
 
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POP-UP
The Evolution
of Wee-tail
Retail Rightsizing
RETAIL RIGHTSIZING
Growing by Shrinking
 
Omnichannel Retail
OMNICHANNEL RETAIL
The Store is Dead,
Long Live the Store