Five Hot Stores for a Cold Winter

The fall is always a busy time for new store openings as retailers head into their biggest selling season of the year. The five below are generating big buzz….as is the bonus one at the end.

1. Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room, Seattle
The coffee giant spared no expense on its newest retail concept—the space is spectacular.  Two years in the making, the Roastery is part retail store and part manufacturing facility—and all theatre.
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2. Nasty Gal, Los Angeles
In one of the most anticipated online to offline debuts to date, the teen fave lived up to its irreverent and sassy reputation with a store that sure to please its cult-like followers.  
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3. Citizen Watch, New York
Watch stores generally don’t make for the most exciting retail, but Citizen Watch’s sophisticated store design and interactive features make it a stand-out.
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4. Ugg, McLean, Va.
Ugg Australia’s store at Tyson’s Galleria uses the latest in technology, including RFID, to offer a shopping experience that integrates the brand’s online experience in the physical space.
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5. Sport Chek, Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada’s Sport  Chek brings digital technology to the forefront through more than 190 individual screens, 60 tablets, nearly 100 computers and interactive and gesture-enabled video walls.
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And a special bonus just for fun:
Zappos, Las Vegas - Leave it to Zappos to open a 20,000 sq.-ft. holiday pop-up that is open 24/7 round the clock! The store's POS system is connected to Zappos's distribution centers and shoppers are able to purchase anything the retailer carries from their smart device.
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