Future Stores Miami 2018

February 06-February 08, 2018

JW Marriott Miami, FL

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Whitepapers and Reports

Retail Innovation Briefing

In our reports and conferences, Future Stores sets out to bring our audience a behind the scenes look at today’s retail landscape. We’re an industry leader in helping our audience reimagine the physical store as the key to growth and continued success in today’s competitive environment.

As an in-store executive, it is essential that you stay on top of changing trends within the retail space as digital giants like Amazon are turning brick and mortar stores into showrooms. Although, it’s not all doom and gloom. Top retail brands like Apple, Best Buy and Starbucks have silenced the retail armageddon critics by building a unified commerce experience within their stores, completely built around the customer.

In this brief report, we give a snapshot of how several small and large retailers are combating the growing digital presence of their competitors, while also providing a unique customer experience to everybody that walks into their store.

Transforming Customer Engagement with Location-Based Technologies

From the Future Stores team in conjunction with Blis, the global leader in location data and technology, this report features direct insights from retail industry leaders at Microsoft, Verizon, Best Buy, Coca-Cola, Chili’s, and DSW. The experts identify strategic opportunities for using customer location data to intersect digital and physical worlds, along with five key recommendations for leveraging location data in a new, competitive retail environment.

Six Critical Factors for Omnichannel Retail Success

Today, consumers have access to endless amounts of information, while many retailers know little or nothing about their customers. In this report, we learn from six digital and in-store retail experts at every stage of omnichannel development how they take on the evolving world of retail. You will learn about:

  • The greatest challenges when adopting new omnichannel strategies
  • The risks of engaging consumers in social environments
  • Using omnichannel customer data in in-store environments
  • The key to understanding customers’ cross-channel journeys

How to Unify the Retail Customer Experience

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New from Future Stores and Kibo Commerce comes the latest research in integrating brick and mortar into a highly sophisticated omnichannel strategy. Get your copy to discover:

  • The latest in-store technologies
  • Seamlessly integrating customer data
  • Fulfillment options that your customers want

The Future Store Manifesto

The digital world is infiltrating brick and mortar stores, where consumers are equipped with smartphones and a new set
of expectations that are higher than ever before. Over the past twenty years, many in the retail industry have predicted
the demise of the physical store. But the reality is, the store is still the foundation of retailing. It is where the tactile andsensory experience comes together for the consumer.
The store is not dead, it’s digitized…
Learn more in Boston Retail Partner's "The Store Manifesto."

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How Retailers Can Unlock The Value of Store Managers

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Examining the role of the store manager, this in depth report from Future Stores and Square Root covers everything you need to know to unlock the greatest possible value from the store manager role.

Key topics include:

  • Support structures and job satisfaction
  • Store managers' daily challenges