Surrounded by Bodies

February 19, 2018

 

Reading this interview with Alain de Botton, I started to think about the relationship between organized religion and retail's transformation.

 

Religion's popularity is plummeting in cosmopolitan areas, and this is exactly where experience-based retail is on the rise. It's not a coincidence. People need something in their lives - community, to be surrounded by actual humans - and they will seek it out in secular gathering spaces. Retail is just riding the wave.

 

Please reload

Recent Posts

January 18, 2019

Please reload

CONTACT

Department of Here

76 Webster Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

​​

Tel: +1 646 942 0011

Want to learn more about what we do? Make yourself at home and take the Self-Guided Tour

© 2018 Department of Here