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Living Retail Lab Sprint Results in +25.6% Sales Lift

By Ed King / October 1, 2019

HighStreet Collective’s Living Retail Lab™ demonstrated how different types of content, when displayed on digital menu boards, motivated purchase behaviors  Unrealized Dormant Revenue (UDR) is tabbed as “Retail’s Next Important Metric” Results of the Living Retail Lab’s first experiment now available on an interactive website Technology suppliers and brands are encouraged to join the wait…

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HighStreet’s Living Retail Lab EPISODE 2: Setting Up Sprint #1, Digital Menu Boards

By Ed King / May 13, 2019

HighStreet’s Living Retail Lab™, sponsored by NEC Display Solutions of America, is a place to prove innovation on the retail stage. A real store. Real shoppers. Real results. In this episode, we set up our first challenge: using digital menu boards to get more traffic to the Likewise Bar and Lounge.

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Retailers, Reach For The Minimum By 2020

By Ed King / March 11, 2019

While a whopping 84% of e-Commerce and pure-play retailers consider themselves to be thriving, only 40% of specialty retailers, 35% of big boxes, 25% of discount stores, and 17% of department stores claim to be. What 5 things can retailers do in 2019 to meet the rising expectations of the Jan 1st, 2020 shopper? Click here…

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Q1 Retail Innovation Radar Report Drops with Important Message from the Editor

By Ed King / February 18, 2019

Q1 2019 Retail Innovation Radar Report:6 Key Takeaways from NRF and NYC Retail “…time is running out, and if you don’t want 2019 to witness your business’ reckoning day, you best kick-start your innovation efforts. Right now.” — Ed King, Editor In addition to the FREE downloadable PDF, you’ll also be able to view our 45-minute webinar…

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Podcast: Essential Strategies and Technologies That Will Shape Retail in 2019

By Ed King / February 2, 2019

In this episode of The PERCH Experience industry leaders:  Moderated by Piers Fawkes, CEO of PSFK and founder of New York Retail Innovation Week. Ed King Co-Founder, Customer Experience Strategy for HighStreet. Shannan Coghill, Global Experience Director for Michael Kors. Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive. Breakdown the essential strategies and technologies that will shape…

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Post NRF 2019 Webinar: 6 Key Takeaways from NRF and NYC Retail

By Ed King / February 2, 2019

This 45-minute webinar will recap some key highlights from NRF 2019 as well as some gems we found while walking the streets of New York. You’ll get a sneak peek of HighStreet’s Q1 Retail Innovation Radar Report to be released a few days after the webinar. THU, FEB 14th at 12:00 EST. SIGN UP HERE: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_13erfUY9R5KNIBHAA9W0jQ Takeaways include:…

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Q4 Holiday Edition of the Retail Innovation Radar Report Released + Bonus Webinar

By Ed King / November 14, 2018

As retailers look to lure and wow shoppers this Holiday season, there are a handful of expectations that shoppers bring with them: Giving you my money should be easy Make my visit worth the drive Only show products for me I still want human contact In this issue of the Retail Innovation Radar Report™, you’ll…

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Holiday Webinar: The 4 Things Shoppers Really Want from In-Store Tech This Holiday Season

By Ed King / October 29, 2018

Retail innovation group, HighStreet Collective, will host a live webinar at 12:00 Noon EST November 8th, 2018 providing viewers with a sneak peek of their Holiday edition of the Q4 Retail Innovation Radar report. Titled The 4 Things Shoppers ReallyWant from In-Store Tech This Holiday Season, the free 45-minute webinar will translate cumbersome ‘tech talk’…

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By Ed King / September 7, 2018
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HighStreet Launches Retail Innovation Radar Report

By Ed King / August 23, 2018

New Retail Innovation Report Taking the Guesswork Out of Using In-Store Technology Atlanta, GA— Retail innovation group, HighStreet Collective, launched their first quarterly report that measures the top 12 technologies used in brick and mortar retail. This is not your run-of-the-mill, tech-speak-for-fellow-techies report, however. “In-store tech should no longer be measured solely on up-time and…

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Ed King

Ed is on a lifelong journey of understanding human behavior, and what better canvas to hone his skill than customer experiences.

A natural storyteller, Ed approaches each retail experience challenge like telling a story — start with an inviting physical environment, engage the shopper’s secret hidden desires and overcome the shopper’s challenge with an emotion-focused solution.