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Why the buzzy direct-to-consumer lingerie company Lively thinks pop-ups are the future of retail

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Speaking at Business Insider's IGNITION Redefining Retail event on Tuesday, Lively founder and CEO Michelle Cordeiro Grant said pop-up stores have been instrumental to building and expanding the company.
"People are fatigued of looking at their phones," Grant said. "What these pop-ups allow them to do is engage in the moments and experiences they're really interested in while transacting without all of the friction."
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Fall Risk founder says that bucking the 'frictionless' retail trend helped him grow his company, which he started with a phone number that people called to buy clothes

Fall Risk founder says that bucking the 'frictionless' retail trend helped him grow his company, which he started with a phone number that people called to buy clothes

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Fall Risk founder and design director John Targon said during a session at Business Insider's IGNITION: Redefining Retail conference in New York City on Tuesday that bucking the trend of "frictionless" retail helped his company grow.
When Targon founded his company in early 2019, Fall Risk customers had to call a company phone number, 212-982-RISK, to order clothing and interact with the brand.
Maggie Winter, CEO and cofounder of AYR, whose company FaceTimes its customers, said that building connections and personal relationships with shoppers is essential.
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These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year

These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Speaking at Business Insider's IGNITION Defining Retail event, Geoff Ramsey, co-founder and chief evangelist of eMarketer , said to look out for six major online shopping trends in 2020 - including the rise of mobile commerce, frictionless shopping, and decreased shipping times.
"Mobile is by far the fastest-growing retail commerce channel," he said. "Those phones are really active buying machines."
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