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The evolution of stores in 2024

Taking stock of physical retail, which in the U.S. is in retreat after over-building for a few decades, means evaluating the future not just of stores but also of shopping centers. Retail stores may need to evolve, and the stories we’ve gathered here show how many are adapting in a tough market.

included in this trendline
  • Foot Locker unveils new store concept in ‘critical year’
  • J. Crew opens virtual store
  • What can The Container Store learn from Sephora?
Our Trendlines go deep on the biggest trends. These special reports, produced by our team of award-winning journalists, help business leaders understand how their industries are changing.
Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.