The term “retail theater” has become synonymous with “in-store experience”. We subscribe to a more pure, undiluted definition – one that holds the term to a higher standard and should be reserved for engagements that meet more of the criteria for live theater. In our opinion, retail theater is rare, but we’ve located 14 examples across the globe that truly deliver.
What if resurrecting the past had less to do with novelty and more to do with preserving culture? What if the motivations were purer…say, saving something from extinction? That is precisely what we are seeing. The attempt to preserve “old world traditions” lest they be forgotten.
After nearly a century of efforts designed to help young girls reimagine what it means to be one, girls – of all ages – are taking charge.
We’ve been heading to Expo West for 5+ years and always walk away with new industry learnings and connections. This year proved no different, and while many of the trends aren’t new to the natural products space, there are key areas gaining momentum.
The desire to reconnect with things from the past that once brought us joy is not a byproduct of the pandemic, it’s a desire that’s been here all along. What tends to change are the particular items (and decades) consumers yearn for.
In health and diet, consumers have a habit of chasing that next big thing – even when it’s controversial. Keto, Whole 30 and a host of other “lifestyle diets” have been scrutinized (and discouraged) by leading health experts like the Mayo Clinic, Harvard, and Prevention magazine, and yet they remain. New propositions under the dietary platform of “hormonal health” have physicians seemingly jumping out of their skin, and yet, they’re still turning consumers’ heads.