About khermee123

Hey there, I'm a design director, author, and entrepreneur. My passion is working with you to discover the benefits of Disruptive Retail for your brand, business, agency, or nonprofit. I'm the founder of Gustie Creative, a boutique full service design firm, and we recently launched Create Disruptive Retail, an online design platform. Visit Create Disruptive Retail and join our community today!

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook for Brands and Businesses, Launch Updates

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook for Brands and Businesses, Launch Updates Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, 2021 Edition is a highly visual handbook that delves into the impact of the novel coronavirus on our lives and society. It gives real life examples of innovative brands and the personal journeys of the people behind them. These innovative founders are stepping up to disrupt disruption and create unique shopping experiences or launch new digital products for individuals, educators, companies and retailers. Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for [...]

By |2020-12-02T14:00:36+00:00December 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Retail Tech in the Spotlight

Retail Tech in the Spotlight Recently, I celebrated National Entrepreneurs Day by hosting a BrainTrust LIVE on RetailWire with founders of South Florida based retail technology startups. It was a pleasure to talk with Haniff Brown, founder of FIT:MATCH and Melodie van der Baan, co-founder of SwapRetail. These founders are hard at work, around the clock, pushing retail forward as we all navigate the coronavirus and our changing retail experience. As retail technology startups, they are using AI and the latest technologies to create seamless online and offline experiences for customers. Click on the video above to [...]

By |2020-11-30T13:25:51+00:00November 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook is Coming Soon

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook is Coming Soon At Gustie, we are putting the finishing touches on Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, 2021 Edition and I'm taking a little bit of a break here to share a 3D photo from Facebook. Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, 2021 Edition is a highly visual handbook that delves into the impact of the novel coronavirus on our lives and society. It gives examples of innovative brands and the personal journeys of the people behind them who [...]

By |2020-10-30T13:00:40+00:00October 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Digital Reads on Disruptive Retail

  We are pleased to partner with Simply The Best Magazine and share digital reads of the 2020 magazines. Click here for the digital reads and search for Gustie Creative to read our articles on Disruptive Retail, Design, Strategy, Technology and Shopping. Disruptive Retail is a design solution that bridges online-to-offline retailing. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we are shopping and brands and businesses need to adapt. Disruptive Retail is a bridge to new solutions. Check out our articles and feel free to share your comments below. We would love to hear from you! Be well and stay safe. [...]

By |2020-10-24T13:57:28+00:00September 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Gustie in 2020 Retail Design Resource Guide

You can find Gustie Creative in the 2020 VMSD Retail Design Firm Resource Guide. At Gustie, we are experts in creating end-to-end sustainable design solutions that work effectively and efficiently for online-to-offline retailing and we are pleased to be included in the 2020 VMSD Retail Design Firm Resource Guide. We work with you to grow your brand, business, agency, or nonprofit organization with the benefits of Disruptive Retail. As life begins to return to a new normal, please let us know how we can help you and your brand or business to renew, restart, or continue to grow. We are [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:29:59+00:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Embracing Disruption with Strategic Solutions at Gustie

Embracing Disruption with Strategic Solutions I’ve been a contributing writer to Simply the Best Magazine for three years now, sharing insights on Disruptive Retail, and today, I am honored to share the full digital edition, to lend a little creative spark to your day, as we all Stay Safe and Stay Home, and practice social distancing to lessen the spread of COVID-19. Click on this link to read – Simply the Best Magazine, May_June 2020 This issue features a great interview with Matthew McConaughey, fun Spring tips and trends, and my latest article, “Embracing Disruption with Strategic Solutions.” Our mission at Gustie [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:32:22+00:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Our “Experiences” Disruptive Retail Workbook is Here

  May 2019 Update - Our first workbook, The Definitive Guide to Disruptive Retail - Experiences is currently in-stock.  This workbook is a step-by-step guide that offers detailed and useful information on our Experiences marketing strategies and design paths. This workbook is ideal for brands, businesses, agencies and non-profit organizations. In Spring 2020, we will make available for purchase at the Create Disruptive Retail Store a series of workbooks called The Definitive Guides to Disruptive Retail.  Each workbook is based on one of our five pillars of strategy - Experiences, Destinations, Structures, Vehicles and Altered Realities. Our workbooks are designed [...]

By |2019-11-13T15:52:24+00:00May 15th, 2019|2 Comments

Pop Up Retail and Pop Up Hybrids, the Evolution of Disruptive Retail

Today at Gustie Creative, we are celebrating the second anniversary of Create Disruptive Retail with a very special read in the latest issue of HFN Digital called The Pop-Up Story Continues. Beautifully written by Joanne Friedrick, The Pop-Up Story Continues is an insightful article covering today's retail landscape, the impact of pop-up retailing, and how pop-up's are evolving into hybrid models. I am pleased to be quoted in The Pop-Up Story Continues and, yes, I clearly believe that pop-up's are the easiest point of entry to disruptive retailing and that everyone should have a disruptive retail presence. You will have [...]

By |2019-10-05T15:55:56+00:00April 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Gustie Creative is on the Road to Tampa

Shop! Business Leader Forum, March 2019 Gustie Creative is on the Road to Tampa Our friends at Shop! Association invited me to join their Business Leader Forum on March 8, 2019 in Tampa, Florida and give a presentation on the latest in design, retail and technology. The topic is “Tips and Trends for AI, Big Data, and Continuous Adaption in Offline Retail” and I'll be presenting an interactive digital journey into emerging trends and technologies that are working for professionals in the retail industry today. This interactive digital journey will include practical tactics to reinvent the in-store experience, creative strategies for online-to-offline [...]

By |2020-06-03T22:01:53+00:00February 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Gustie Creative Interview in Off-Price Retailing Magazine

Enjoyed talking with Katy Albrecht, Publishing Editor,  about our research into disruptive retail and the new era of retail ahead in From Ruin to Reinvention; Gustie Creative Explains the New Era of Retail, on pages 40 - 41 of the upcoming January 2019 issue of Off-Price Retailing Magazine. We delve into today's retail landscape and how disruptive retail bridges online-to-offline retailing. At Gustie Creative, we are experts in disruptive retail and we share insights on disruptive retail and how our design platform, Create Disruptive Retail works. With questions ranging from "There's a lot of attention on the death of the store. What do retailers [...]

By |2019-01-30T17:45:34+00:00November 30th, 2018|0 Comments
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