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

Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, Available Now!

Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, Available Now! Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses is a highly visual business handbook that delves into the impact of the novel coronavirus on our lives, our economy, our society, and our retail experience. I highlight the top 10 disruptive retail solutions that are trending globally and the reasons why these disruptive retail solutions are working for the agile entrepreneurs who are using them. New visionary brands, technological innovation, and societal shifts are at the core of today’s retail disruption [...]

By |2020-12-14T21:46:54+00:00December 14th, 2020|0 Comments

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 |2020-12-15T15:13:14+00:00December 2nd, 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 |2020-12-15T19:08:12+00:00October 30th, 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

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

Take Time to Shop Small on Saturday

Over the years, Shop Small Saturday has grown into an active and engaging daylong celebration in support of local independent brick and mortar retailers. It's no surprise that Shop Small Saturday falls on the Saturday between two of the most popular online shopping days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Shop Small Saturday was created to be a delightful local celebration of the mom and pop retailers that do so much for our communities. To find out more, please read Holiday Shopping with Local Indies; Taking Time to Celebrate the Season. Be sure to show some love to your local brick [...]

By |2018-11-22T00:23:35+00:00November 20th, 2018|2 Comments

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