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Guided Retail Store Tours

Friday, January 11
1:00pm
–3:00pm
Guided Retail Store Tours

Separate registration required.

Guided Retail Store Tours can be purchased when you register for NRF 2019 or through the dashboard after registration has been completed.

Retail Store Tours provide curated, two-hour guided tours of cutting-edge spaces by global retail leaders. See firsthand how these global leaders are using their understanding of our changing behaviors and technology to enhance the customer experience.

Each guided tour visits five carefully selected stores at a premier shopping destination. Tour guides will lead groups to the selected stores where a store administrator will speak about the features, innovations, store design experience, customer service enhancements and brand stories. Each store visit will last 15 minutes, and each tour lasts two hours.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany and Bergdorf Goodman. Experience store innovation, tech, store concepts, merchandising and how brands are seeing sustainability.

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