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

By |2021-03-06T14:00:44+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, covid-19, COVID-19 Handbook, Gustie Creative|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 worlds. [...]

Gustie Introduces Disruptive Retail Handbook for Brands and Businesses

By |2021-02-20T20:53:11+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Blog, COVID-19 Handbook, Disruptive Retail, Gustie Creative|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 to [...]

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook is Coming Soon

By |2020-12-15T19:08:12+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, business growth, covid-19, Disruptive Retail, Gustie Creative|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 are [...]

Digital Reads on Disruptive Retail

By |2020-10-24T13:57:28+00:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, brick and mortar, business growth, covid-19, Disruptive Retail, Disruptive Retail Workbooks, Mainstreet Retail, Online-to-Offline Retail|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  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. Karen

Gustie in 2020 Retail Design Resource Guide

By |2020-09-24T12:29:59+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog, business growth, covid-19, Disruptive Retail, Online-to-Offline Retail, retail design, retail strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 here [...]

Embracing Disruption with Strategic Solutions at Gustie

By |2020-09-24T12:32:22+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog, business growth, covid-19, Create Disruptive Retail, Disruptive Retail, Gustie Creative, retail design, retail strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 Creative [...]

Gustie Creative is on the Road to Tampa

By |2020-06-03T22:01:53+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: brick and mortar, Gustie Creative, Offline Retail, Online-to-Offline Retail|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 retailing [...]

Take Time to Shop Small on Saturday

By |2018-11-22T00:23:35+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: community, Offline Retail, Shop Small Saturday|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 and [...]

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