We know Nike, as a top-tier brand, is more than just a company that sells shoes and clothes. It represents everything (or most things!) sports and exercise, innovation, and motivation. Sure, it’s one of the world’s most recognizable brands, but don’t get it twisted: no one is immune to changing tastes and competitive ankle-biting.
I spend lots of time thinking about (and shopping in!) unique store concepts. I’m always on the lookout for that one new idea or spin on the traditional brick-and-mortar concept that feels fresh, new, and right for our increasingly ecommerce-driven world.
Hudson Yards, a brand-new $25 billion development, officially opened about a month ago on the west side of Manhattan. It’s a spectacle—but you may be shocked at how old-school the shopping experience is.