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NRF 2019 Review of Frictionless Stores

Posted by Thomas Andersson on

A review of the frictionless store concepts on view at #NRF2019; Ai-Fi, Cloud Pick, Cisco, Toshiba, Zippin, and Soul-M. Only one of these appeared commercially available right now - Cloud Pick, a Chinese company.

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Arket - interesting concept store, but lacking in details

Posted by Haesoon Jung on

We visited Arket on Long Acre in Lodnon's Covent Garden earlier this week. The store is located on three floors and is very plain in its layout. It reminds us of a Muji store, but much larger and with less products. Arket is, of course, also primarily a clothing brand. At the back, next to the Floral Street entrance, this Arket store also host an Arket-branded cafe serving a number of cakes (however, the Arket cafe has stiff competition from the Swedish-owned cafe 'Bageriet' on Rose Street - highly recommended!) which we have never seen in Sweden before. Our visit...

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A review of VR World Event - 2018 by Nexus Media

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If you are into 3D this will be for you! Our recent visit to VR World Expo 2018 yielded little to talk about, possibly as a result of the limited amount of exhibitors. There were gaming applications, engineering and medical applications with haptic feedback robotics, etc. While many of these applications have advanced a lot over the past few years and now offer global teamwork options in a virtual space, etc. new retail applications have been far a wide between. One company stood out from the rest though: Astrivis Astrivis is a 2 year old startup from Switzerland which started...

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Christmas Windows 2017: Piccadilly, Regent Street, Oxford Street and Argyll Street

Posted by Haesoon Jung on

Christmas window display on Regent Street, Oxford Street and Argyll Street. Hunter, Topshop, Tommy Hilfiger, Superdry, Burberry and more

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Online going Offline: VR360 of Made.com store on Tottenham Court Road, London

Posted by Thomas Andersson on

Made.com, the online furniture store, opened their physical 'guideshop' on Tottenham Court Road in early 2015. We took a stroll in the store on Dec 7, 2016.  This is a 360 Virtual Reality video. If you cannot see the film in VR try viewing with another browser. For more information like this contact us  

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