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Asia Scout Network. 10 trends that will shape consumer mindset and behavior in 2013. Uniqlo, H&M and Retail As the Third SpaceApril 15, 2014 | 4:30 pm “Retail As the Third Space,” one of our 10 Trends for 2011, is rapidly accelerating: As digital commerce becomes habit for consumers, brick-and-mortar is increasingly focused around experiences, unique environments and customer service, giving shoppers new reasons to visit retail spaces.

10 trends that will shape consumer mindset and behavior in 2013

Uniqlo’s flagship in New York is a good example. A newly renovated floor incorporates a Starbucks (a favorite brand among teens) and, as MarketWatch reports, “lounge sofas, tables and chairs and an iPad station, allowing shoppers to stay and mingle.” Thanks to a partnership with the nearby Museum of Modern Art—resulting in a range that uses images from famous artists—the floor’s design is museum-like, with T-shirts in framed display cases.Another recent example in Manhattan is H&M’s flagship, which opened in late 2013, which one writer dubs “The most retail fun you can have with your clothes on.” The future of User Interfaces. Advertising Lab. Futurismic - near-future science fiction and fact since 2001. Trend Hunter. Published: Jul 7, 2012 • References: It seems memes have escaped past the bounds of the Internet, with the help of the Nyan Cat scarf by TEIJDOS.

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Express your love for hot Internet memes in hand-knitted style by this creative Etsy shop owner. With a knitted shrine to Nyan Cat, also known as the Pop Tart Kitty, you'll be able to wear your favorite meme in a comfy clothing form. Hand-knitted using bulky and chunky acrylic yarn, this meme-influenced wearable will be as soft as the little kitty cat it sports on the front. Media2mrw – your ideas for the future of media. World Future Society. Mark Coleran. Co.Design. Contagious. What’s Next: Top Trends.