The Innovation Debrief: Boston unveils the most innovative stores in the greater Boston area

Perhaps more than any other industry, retail is under constant pressure to evolve and respond to new consumer needs. It just so happens, Boston is a hotbed of innovation and experimentation when it comes to retail. Both nascent brands and established retailers are using the city as a testing ground for their stores—reinventing the retail experience in Boston is the way the following brands are moving forward.


Pantry is a grocery store that provides shoppers with quick meal kits that come with fresh produce they can cook at home. When shoppers enter the market, they can choose from dozens of rotating recipes available on cards throughout the store. Similar to services like Blue Apron, Pantry provides all the necessary ingredients in one go. However, Pantry holds an upper hand because it eliminates the waste produced from keeping foods fresh during delivery.

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