What We Do

THE DANDY LAB
THINK TANK

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Think Tank services include research & design consultancy, agile innovation workshops, and ‘The Future Of’ Roundtables… The Dandy Lab Think Tank brings together our core team and our leading industry/academic partners to share real world findings and continue the debate on the future of retail.

Researching, identifying and analysing futures trends is at the core of what we do; gathering insights to future-proof brands, and to inspire and accelerate innovation within organisations. The Retail Ecosystem is the overarching domain, which can be broken down into our 5 main Think Tank areas:

Researching, identifying and analysing futures trends is at the core of what we do; gathering insights to future-proof brands, and to inspire and accelerate innovation within organisations. The Retail Ecosystem is the overarching domain, which can be broken down into our 5 main Think Tank areas:

Retail Futures | Consumer Futures | Tech Futures | Fashion Futures | Innovation Futures


TOUR | TRIAL | TALK [SHOWCASE]

Delivered at one of The Dandy Lab curated fashion and lifestyle co-retail labs, you can tour, trial or talk everything to do with innovation. Within our Smart Retail Environments you’ll find retail technologies that address everything from in-store consumer engagement through to backend operational issues and many more.Tour: see first hand how we use technologies to deliver exceptional retail experiences, gather insights about the Social Consumer, deliver agile operations, and manage real-time data.

Trial: go behind the tools, meet technology companies at demo days to get insight into product capabilities and roadmap.

Talk: attend round table discussions with our dev partners, brands, and retail experts, exploring the relevance of tech applications to your clients and demystifying implementation.

You can also partner with us to deliver your own retail showcase at one of our locations and uncover even more real world insights to take back to your teams.


YOUR LAB

The Dandy Lab uses a collaborative approach to deliver a bespoke co-retail lab just for you. We focus on real world solutions and technology applications using an end-to-end approach to achieve this. We address your specific business needs, and embed innovations relevant to you into the co-retail lab. Partnering with us to deliver Your Lab includes:Co-Project Design: We work with you to understand the unique opportunity and challenges surrounding you and your clients.

Agile Innovation Methodology: We design the retail experience and technology applications in response to the real needs of your target demographics and client base.

Transformation: We can host you or your clients in store so they can work alongside startups and innovation brands, and learn how technologies create value for retailers.