Home furnishing retailer IKEA worked with advocacy organizations Milbat and Access Israel on the ThisAbles Project, which provided modifications that make its furniture more accessible to people with physical disabilities. The products were available in stores and even online, allowing users to 3D print them for free at home.
American hardware retailer Ace Hardware uses real-time analytics, such as customer and inventory tracking, allowing store managers to stock their stores more efficiently. It also uses a management platform, called Deputy, which uses customer data and purchase patterns to staff stores based on demand.
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From Soul Cycle's collab with Nordstrom to Equinox's apparel store, fitness names are debuting branded merch to expand their customer engagement
Two local stores are teaming up to host CBD Madison, an event that will educate visitors through expert panels, plenty of CBD vendors plus a special yoga class
With the power of big data and deep research, companies are now able to create food experiences that are optimized for each unique customer, leveraging accompanying fitness platforms, customized pairing recs and more
With exclusive content and improved athletic tracking, apparel from retailers like Wrangler and Mammut is further immersing consumers in the brand experience
Nike Adventure Club is the brand's first subscription box, and it's aiming to make finding shoes for kids much easier for parents who can't keep up with growing feet
The luxury auto brand is engaging consumers in new markets with the Aston Martin V888 kitchen, which features similar flourishes to its cars
From Tide's laundry service app to Samsung's remotely accessed fridge cams, some of the most popular brands are activating with value-added services and functionalities that serve consumers during their busy days
Consumers want to feel like they're having a positive impact on the environment, so retailers are focusing on eco-friendly fashion made from sustainable materials
Rather than hypothesize on what kids would like, Kashi assembles a team of Gen Zers to produce a new food line that is appealing to younger consumers
The brand of 82 years debuted a new location with an upgraded store experience, including customizable options and a revamped menu featuring doughnut ice cream sandwiches