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Stores that live and breathe your product
“Breathing Building Geox” is the building above the Geox store in Milan. It is covered with 734 inox steel panels that can be opened with different inclinations, letting the building “breathe” natural air and supporting in a green way the building’s air-conditioning system.
Why it matters
This building is a large physical manifestation of a brand whose clothes are designed to breathe. Why not demonstrate your product benefits with any space you own? Could parking areas, toilets etc. also be an opportunity to showcase your product’s USP on a grand scale?
Coca-Cola has taken the notion of “in-store experience” to a new level with a pop-up bar and restaurant on the Champs Élysées in Paris by the name of ‘la Bulle’ French for ‘the bubble’. The pop-up exhibit was created to imagine the way people will buy and consume beverages in the year 2020 by using the best digital and interactive technologies. This pop-up space engages customers in a “disruptive, magical, and relevant” fashion. It allows customers to interact with the space, communicate with the brand, and enjoy an interactive and exclusive experience.
A few years ago, pop-up stores were a big investment. Now, because of the recession, real estate is much cheaper. This means brands can make use of temporary stores to take advantage of consumer interaction and the resulting buzz generated from them.