Food and Retail

✔ For students in years 7-11
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How can we improve the sustainability of the food and retail sectors? Our consumer habits are changing. How could you improve the customer experience? How you could you make the food, fashion or technology industries more sustainable?

How you could you make the food and retail industries more sustainable? How could you transform shopping? What do you think could improve your experience, whether you are shopping on the high street or shopping virtually?

The web has transformed commerce but technology is also set to transform the high street with virtual changing rooms, personalised clothing and 3D printing.

How could your online behaviour shape your in-store experience?

If customers use a shop rather than online – what will they expect from that store? How will the store of the future be more entertaining, more informative, more customer friendly? How do we get rid of queues?

Could haptics improve online shopping? Could a social shopping mirror let you get a second opinion from friends when you try on clothes?

Could drones really solve transportation issues?

How could online stores predict your behaviour so they are selecting your purchase before you’ve even ordered it?

How could your regular, essential purchases ‘self order’ ?

Will retail bloggers become as important as department stores in driving sales?

How could we know what a new ice cream tasted like online?

And how could the packaging of everything from a yogurt pot to a toothbrush be improved?

There are lots of opportunities in this category…

Hints and TipsCheck out these pieces to get started

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