Living Retail Lab Sprint Results in +25.6% Sales Lift

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 websiteTechnology suppliers and brands are encouraged to join the wait list to get…

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

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.

Ed King, Co-Founder

Retailers, Reach For The Minimum By 2020

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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Bold Leaders Wanted: Navigating the Waters of Today’s Retail Renaissance

Like many things today, our industry’s fate rests squarely on its leaders’ shoulders Walking the streets of New York and the show floor at NRF this year was an exercise in cultural anthropology. On one hand, headlines of retail stores closing and suffering through myriad disruptions are rampant. On the other hand, headlines of transformative…


HighStreet Launches Living Retail Lab with One Goal: 
Breathe New Life into a Struggling Industry

HighStreet Collective launches Living Retail Lab™ inside of Citizen Supply, a maker’s market in Atlanta’s trendy Ponce City Market Real-world, tech-driven, results-focused shopping experiments will be conducted and reported back to the industry in the form of video series, white papers and conference presentations Technology suppliers and brands are encouraged to join the wait list…

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

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…


The Vision Of Retail 2020: On-Track Or Off-The-Tracks?

It’s nearly here folks! We’re spiraling towards 2020, where the rubber meets the road on whether our many prolific pontifications of the retail future reside. Walking both the floor at NRF and the city stores of New York, it was hard not to look at our industry through this lens. After all, 2020 was to…


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


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

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: Takeaways include:…


Management Consulting Leader, Carolyn O’Brien, Joins HighStreet as Chief Customer Officer

Plans include expanding HighStreet’s creative approach to innovation to include retail, CPG and food service Carolyn O’Brien has spent 20 years delivering consulting excellence to Fortune 100 brands including Coca-Cola Georgia-Pacific AT&T and Kimberly-Clark HighStreet will build upon its legacy of retail transformation and expand to include CPGs food service (QSRs and fast casual) and C-stores…