There is no shortage of fantastic retail formats in New York, and as attendees ready for the National Retail Federation's BIG Show, many are making a list and charting a map to check out as many stores as possible.
At FierceRetail, we read and write about new formats, in-store technology and merchandising initiatives all year long, but there is nothing like seeing the merchandising initiatives and watching shoppers interact with new environments to get the creative juices flowing.
This is the kind of inspiration that attendees can take back home and act on.
Happy shopping. Or, as we call it in retail, field work.
It's a great time to be in retail. Sure some segments are struggling to adapt to new technology or demographics, but no one ever said retail was easy. Quite the opposite.
So as we gather in New York for NRF's BIG Show, it's good to hang onto the holiday spirit and optimism about the New Year. Here are few things I'm looking forward to... Story
There's a lot to take in over four days in New York in NRF's BIG Show. FierceRetail spoke with Eric Olson, NRF's VP of Content and Education, to get the scoop on the most buzzworthy content and educational sessions at the show. Story
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