• This Beauty Clinic Wants to Be the Boutique Gym for Skin
      Repeat customers are the goal of every beauty clinic. New Zealand’s Skinsmiths bills itself as a regular ‘gym for your skin’, opening seven stores in London in quick succession this year – and promoting annual membership packages at the heart of its… ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-08-21
    • Social Media Taps Visual Search & AR Commerce
      Western social media channels are learning from their Chinese counterparts, morphing into ecosystems combining search, payments, shopping and social activity. Snapchat and Facebook have both released in-app shopping features to target youth on the go, using engaging content as conversion tools. … ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-08-20
    • It’s time convenience stores got a healthy upgrade
      Aimed at travellers on a road trip or locals just wanting a quick fix, convenience stores have traditionally been full of cheap and easy junk food. But this no longer appeals to the millennial and Generation Z consumer. Inundated with talk of… ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-08-08
    • Casper’s Nap Spa Wins with Soft-Sell Approach
      Customers go there to sleep, not to buy mattresses. Casper, a US mattress brand, has opened a nap spa concept titled The Dreamery, using soft-sell retail tactics to position the brand as a wellness ally for consumers. ... read more
      Source: Latest Weekly StoriesPublished on 2018-08-03

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