Whether through new in-store services, expert consultations, or immersive merchandising, retailers in New York are giving consumers new reasons to shop in-person. From Madison Avenue to Times Square and from Bleeker Street to Prince Street, the diversity of approaches that manifest across the city make it the most important hub in the world for anyone looking for inspiration on what’s next in the shopper experience. Themes emerging in this market include:
Retailers and brands invest in innovative approaches in NYC that will inform their corporate strategies and inspire those of us who are lucky enough to immerse ourselves in NYC retail. Each year, innovation research company PSFK develops a New York City retail guide to the best shopping that Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and (even) New Jersey can offer.
Informed by the latest trends research in the PSFK Future of Retail 2021 report, this guide offers locals and visitors a fresh and objective overview of the most important stores to visit and experience. Whether you’re visiting New York City to visit (and shop!) the stores or reading this at your desk for inspiration, this guide outlines our favorite shops that will help you design tomorrow’s best-in-class retail experiences.
Technology company Google recently opened its first permanent physical retail store, located underneath the company’s offices in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.Bed, Bath & Beyond Unveils Major Revamp Of NYC Flagship
Retail chain Bed, Bath & Beyond has given its 92,000-square-foot Manhattan flagship store a much needed renovation, ushering the location into the forefront of the 21st century omnichannel retail experience.Allure Store Turns The Page On Experiential Retail
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, women’s magazine and global beauty authority Allure is opening an innovative tech-and-editorial-led, experiential brick-and-mortar store on Manhattan’s Lafayette Street.The Designers Behind RIMOWA’s New Flagship Boutique Share Their Inspiration With PSFK
As more consumers plan their post-pandemic travel, luxury luggage manufacturer RIMOWA has opened a new flagship boutique in New York’s SoHo shopping district. Working with designers from MA-MA and Mass Studio, the European travel accessory company blended together cues from the brand’s iconic grooved aesthetic with the industrial nature of the store’s surrounding neighborhood to […]