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Guided Retail Store Tours

See how savvy retailers are using their understanding of changing behaviors and technology to enhance their customers’ journey. Participants can sign-up for experiential tours of retail stores to see, touch, and learn about current innovations. Hear from administrators during the multi-store stop on the features, innovations, store design experience, customer service enhancements, and brand stories.

Attendees already registered will need their login credentials to access their registration record to add a Guided Retail Store Tour under Optional Programs.

Tour Options

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Oculus: A Tour for the Senses

Experience the newest and largest shopping mall in Manhattan, the Westfield World Trade Center is transforming downtown shopping. Occupying over 365,000 square feet (33,900 m2) of retail space, the Oculus features more than one hundred stores, including premier retail brands, experience centers, and imaginative restaurants, all of which attract a diversified audience of international and local visitors. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.



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Madison Avenue: The Evolution of Luxury

As the epicenter of luxury, Madison Avenue provides the best location for exploring how two concepts, the timeless and the trendy, continue to push the boundaries of taste across product categories. From highly visible treasure troves along the avenue, you’ll have an opportunity to experience design innovation in fashion and beyond while taking a break from the marathon of shows, relax, and enjoy some needed “creative” time. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.


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Time Warner Center: An Urban Shopping Oasis

The Shops at Columbus Circle is an urban shopping mall in the Time Warner Center in Manhattan. An iconic indoor destination attracting more than 16 million visitors annually, it is the place to shop, dine, live, work and be entertained. The soaring 2.8-million-square-foot landmark with stunning views of Central Park has transformed Columbus Circle into a cultural portal to Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.


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SoHo: Innovation & Reinvention

SoHo is one of New York City’s prime shopping destinations and the preferred location for launching a new business concept or reinventing an old one. Throw a stone down any street in the area and you’ll hit a number of exquisite retail destinations. Cobblestoned streets and loft-like spaces make the neighborhood a pleasant spot for shopping and inspiration. Our tour will concentrate on exposing our guests to visionary business innovators and savvy re-inventors. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.


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Iconic Retailers

This tour of New York’s iconic retailers offers insight into the latest innovations in store design with the ideas, influencers and thought process behind their conception. We will visit stores such as SaksFifth Avenue, Tiffany and Bergdorf Goodman. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.

Tour Times

Date
Time
Friday, January 11
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, January 12
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, January 14
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, January 15
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, January 16
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday, January 17
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday, January 18
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm

How to sign up
for a tour

Each tour can be added to your NRF 2019 experience during the registration process. Tours are sold separately for $180 each. Attendees already registered will need their login credentials to access their registration record to add an Guided Retail Store Tour under Optional Programs.


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