EuroShop 2023: everything is ready for the 21st edition
From 26 February to 2 March 2023, EuroShop, the leading trade fair for the retail trade, will bring together the world of international retail and its partners for the 21st time at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre. As we have been doing since almost our birth as a company, CAAD will once again visit EuroShop, one of the most important trade fairs for the Retail Design industry.
WOW! 6 projects of retail design to visit in 2023
What better way to start the year than planning the best projects of retail design we want to visit in 2023?It is a purpose for lovers of architecture, retail and design. Or if not, it helps us to know what is going on in this industry, as we have been collecting for years in this blog.
Retail Phygital: The latest big paradigm shift
The pandemic has impacted many sectors, including retail. It has made it clear that shops must reinvent themselves or die and, when talking about the future of retail, one concept has been repeated in recent times: phygital retailing.
The 5 retail trends for 2023
How will retail design work in 2023? That is the question that a large part of the sector, just a few weeks before the end of 2022, is asking itself.After the paradigm shift with Covid-19, accelerating and modifying consumer buying habits, as well as consumption itself and the values pursued by the customer, 2023 will involve taking on new realities. Therefore, at CAAD we want to anticipate the retail trends of 2023, with a special focus on business design and the challenges that the industry faces in order to transform itself once again.
Trends and innovation in retail check-out
Although for decades and decades it has been a minor issue in the retail sector, the check-out process has become the new battleground for retail operations to engage and retain customers. This is part of the ongoing need to improve the customer experience in the physical shop and of course in the digital store.Long lines, coldness in customer service, lack of input, or the feeling that the counter is alien to the idea of the shop, are the enemies that must be fought, because they result in lost sales and revenue.
New technologies and innovative trends in phygital retailing
Especially since the coronavirus pandemic, new technologies in the retail sector are transforming, and will further transform, customers' shopping experiences, changing the effectiveness of workers and the operation of shops and shops in the coming years.This is the main conclusion of the latest report from the company specialised in intelligent data capture for retail Scandit.
The Internet of Senses and the retail sector
The next decade will be decisive for the total implantation in the market of the Internet of the Senses, that is, of the technology prepared to respond to our thoughts.If we talk about the Internet of the Senses, are we analyzing the present or the future? Without a doubt, it is today, the present that will provide tomorrow. Although for many this sounds like science fiction, the change and technological evolution experienced in the last decade is opening up fields that, precisely, we did not even imagine a decade ago. Therefore, the answer is clear: there is less and less for it to be our brain, and not the devices that surround us, which controls our environment.
The revolution of the metaverse in the retail sector
The word 'metaverse' is on everyone's lips. And it is not for less: it is the penultimate great revolution of the digital world as we knew it.In recent times, the concept of the metaverse has emerged with great force, especially since it materialized last October with the transformation of Facebook into Meta. There are already 4 out of 10 global consumers who have heard of the metaverse but... what exactly is the metaverse?
The physical store rises after the pandemic
The retail sector is recovering by leaps and bounds after the ravages of the coronavirus, but it must continue to adapt to the new changes in consumer habits.Far from disappearing, physical trade will go further. The trends affirm this, as do the main market studies on the retail sector in 2021. The pandemic did a lot of damage in the physical store, but it is recovering strongly. Furthermore, its resurgence coincides with a deep adaptation to changes in consumer habits.
Virtual / augmented reality in retail: keys in the shopping experience of the new generations
The pandemic has changed many aspects of people's daily lives, but also the retail sector, with the come into play of augmented reality and virtual reality. Two modalities that offer more innovative and personalized shopping experiences.The world has changed enormously after the coronavirus pandemic. It is so. And with this, brands have been forced to rethink their strategies to enhance the customer experience beyond websites and applications. Digital spaces, of course, have experienced an unstoppable boom since the end of 2019, but… What about physical stores?