Posts by Kris Matheson

The Effect of Color

The Effect of Colour

From PBS — Color is one of the fundamental elements of our existence, and defines our world in such deep ways that its effects are nearly imperceptible. It intersects the worlds of art, psychology, culture, and more, creating meaning and influencing behavior every step of the way. Most fascinating are the choices… Continue Reading

Sport Chek

Sport Chek Retail Lab

Sport Chek opened it’s new Retail Lab concept store to the general public on January 26th. The store and the team at FGL Sports is at the vanguard of retailers using interactive solutions to engage the consumer, creating a unique and customized experience both during the shopping process and at the point… Continue Reading

Apple Store

Apple Store now Trademarked

On January 22nd Apple was awarded a registered trademark for its celebrated retail format The Apple Store. It will be interesting to see if this will be used against the Chinese knock-​off stores that have appeared in the press or if it will be directed at other competitors that borrow heavily from… Continue Reading

Beertone

Beertone

If you like colour and you like beer, you will love Beertone. Two fellow Swiss lads have profiled all the beers of Switzerland and combined the “study” into a Pantone style booklet registering each beers unique profile and colour tone. A US edition is in the works and I know a lot of people… Continue Reading

Tesco Broccoli Cam

Broccoli Cams

This is a great summary of the technology that Tesco has deployed in their stores in recent months. These solutions drive both an improved shopping experience while supporting Tesco’s world-​class supply chain infrastructure.