Today’s Consumer and Technology, The Impact of COVID-19

Today's Consumer and Technology, The Impact of COVID-19 In my latest book, Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, I talk about the fact that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on American consumers. One is economic, with a widening income gap that is leading to dual growth in discount shopping and luxury spending. And another is technological empowerment. Today’s consumers like grab-and-go, scan-and-go, curbside pickup and frictionless checkout. They are exploring mobile apps with AR to try cosmetics and they go to Virtual Stores to buy products in the real and virtual [...]

By |2021-03-06T14:00:44+00:00March 3rd, 2021|2 Comments

Gustie Introduces Disruptive Retail Handbook for Brands and Businesses

I am pleased to officially introduce Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, 2021 Edition. This business handbook is now available as a digital download and also in book format here. Hope you enjoy reading the press release below and learning more about the handbook and its contents. This is a business handbook with real life examples and highly curated content to help get you through these very challenging times. In a month or so, I look forward to starting research on a 2022 Edition, to showcase the exceptional disruptive retail solutions that come [...]

By |2021-02-20T20:53:11+00:00February 17th, 2021|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 |2020-12-15T19:08:12+00:00October 30th, 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 at SUP-X 2018

Our recent day at SUP-X, a start up expo held in Fort Lauderdale, FL was fantastic! Lots of interest in Create Disruptive Retail. Many visitors to our booth have enjoyed experiences with disruptive retail,  such as shopping at a Pop Up Store, Food Truck or using an Interactive Kiosk, and they added personal details to our conversations on design, retail, online and offline shopping and technology. In this "before" photo, I'm gearing up for the crowd with complimentary issues of Simply the Best magazine that include our articles on disruptive retail, designer cloth bags from ShopSmall  as Gustie Creative is a [...]

By |2018-08-12T19:58:08+00:00August 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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