- 1 Aug 2016
Nexpo: for next gen retailing
“Store of the future” has become a buzzword term over the last year, as technology vendors across the UK and Europe have showcased the “latest” or “future” technologies to “impact” retailers, providing us with a vision of what “tomorrow’s retail” will look like set up in a mock-up store environment. Unfortunately, this has often featured technology of the kind that is too expensive to deploy as the “standard” brand experience, hinging on one-off gratification for the customer.
As a forward-thinking business, with an ability to identify and respond to real, contemporary issues in retail – stock visibility, falling footfall, discounting – we understand that any technology implementation project must have real benefit, and not just another in-store gimmick for consumers to toy with.
So, these events got us thinking: why hasn’t there yet been a showcase of retail technology that integrates with your current software, that is available to implement now, that is easily deployable, with real, measurable benefits that impact retailers’ key pain points?
This September, in a pop-up space in Shoreditch, Retail Assist is partnering with Karen Millen to bring you Nexpo: a concept store for retailers to experience the ultimate achievable customer experience, now.
Nexpo is an interactive, live demo store environment that will provide solutions to the following questions:
- How do I maximise relevant, usable technology in the fitting room space, without gimmicks like magic mirrors?
- How do I integrate the ability to shop my online stock when in the store environment?
- How do I utilise data (customer profile, loyalty) and analytics, in order to provide an engaging, but comfortable, customer experience?
- And more . . .
Joining forces with leading global technology companies such as InovRetail, Enactor, Vodat, Vista, Adyen, DB Pixelhouse and Catalyst, our concept store will demonstrate retailing experiences through guided tours, to help you understand how technology can assist with this future journey.
When? Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd September
Where? Hoxton Arches, Arch 402, Cremer Street, London, E2 8HD
Spaces are filling fast, and booking onto tour slots is obligatory – tours run twice daily at 4pm and 6pm. Make sure to register at www.retail-assist.co.uk/nexpo, or to find out more about the event and partners, and the technology we’ll be demonstrating, call our Head of Marketing Alex Broxson on 0115 904 2713.