Analysis: From weddings to skate parks – eight unique retail experiences worldwide


With Selfridges offering its world famous Oxford Street store for “non-traditional ceremonies” to couples as coronavirus restrictions are relaxed, Retail Week looks at some of the other one-of a kind experiences that stores around the world provide. 

After months of restrictions in the UK and similar measures around the world, customers across the globe are only now beginning to rediscover the joys of physical shopping and some of the unique experiences it can bring. 

The pandemic has also increasingly demonstrated the importance of stores offering experiences and services that customers simply can’t get online.

Stores at the forefront of this movement are combining adventure, excitement and digital elements to make a customer’s trip a memorable one.

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