10 companies revolutionizing retail

These innovators are changing how business gets done, affecting consumers' habits and improving their experiences.

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Mar 28, 2014 10:46AM
I'm sorry, but American Giant isn't affordable. I'm not spending over $50 on one pair of sweat pants or  over $80 for a hoodie. That's outrageous. 
Mar 28, 2014 9:24AM
Kramer had that idea for pizza way before Blaze.
Mar 28, 2014 9:12AM
Agree with a few of these.  The free rancge, locally gorwn food and American Giant, keep our jobs here and start to heal this country!!
Mar 28, 2014 12:23PM
How is the Container Store changing how we shop?  You go into a store, find what you want, and take it to the register to check out and leave.  I do this at dozens of stores all the time....it doesn't matter that they specialize in containers - this shopping procedure has been around for decades!
Mar 28, 2014 11:35AM
If a drone hits my house, can I keep the merchandise it was carrying, and sue Amazon?
Mar 28, 2014 3:40AM
They think they are changing things & they are not. Just like MSN ranting about how you can pay for fast food with your phone? ROLMFAO. Seriously? I'll continue to pay with cash just as I always have. I won't use online banking. I won't buy anything I wouldn't have decided to buy now, just like 20 yrs ago regardless of what gets "pumped" into my phone, and ACTUALLY I will avoid any store that uses my phone or shopping habits to advertise to me. All a bunch of hype & as far as me, it's backfiring and makes me even more wary of being manipulated than I was before. When I need something I will shop for the best price, pay in cash, & most certainly won't be influenced by new tech propaganda.
Mar 28, 2014 7:56AM
amazon and drones! will never happen, pure publicity stunt, but brilliant look at all the free advertising there getting.
Mar 28, 2014 9:33AM
Sorry, MSN and Blaze Pizza, Your Pie out of Athens, GA had the made-to-order pizza idea down LONG before 2011.  It'll be a shame if Blaze Pizza continues to get credit for the concept.
Mar 28, 2014 9:34AM
Um, those amazon drones were a PUBLICITY STUNT for Black Friday, it was a pure advertisement, nothing to do with reality.  Why do you still talk about it like it is real???
Mar 28, 2014 1:30PM
maybe I'm just old but there is not one thing there that will change the way I shop or what I buy
Mar 25, 2014 10:40AM
No revolution here. Simply an ad written as an article. My favorite is the "Container Store" What will they come up with next a "Scotch Tape Store" ?
Mar 28, 2014 10:14AM
Give me a break.  If you're going to write something like "supplies pork and beef to high-end chefs and large restaurant chains including Chipotle" then eat that crap from Crapotle first.  For the life of me I can't figure out why people like that food.  It's awful, and they overload everything you order with rice and beans, and overcharge you if you don't want it. 
Mar 28, 2014 10:18AM

I don't own a Shinola watch because right now they're too expensive, but anyone in the market for a new watch needs to check them out.  The prices need to go down a bit before I'll bite, but they're hand made in Detroit in a formerly abandoned building.  Pretty cool story about this company.  Anyone willing to shell out big bucks for some real Made In the USA stuff should check them out.


Oh and BTW they don't just make watches.  They make handbags and bicycles too...

Before long there will be an app for sex, so the ones to lazy to get off the couch can enjoy without breaking a sweat.
Mar 28, 2014 9:52AM
Niman Ranch also meat this is very very good but very very expensive.
drones are a great technology farmesr can use them to check on the progress of there crops and live stock without having to leave there house also they are great for search and rescue for in   mountain areas in the winter and amazon will be able to deliver roses to your sweethart  on valntines day with out you having to leave the sports bar with your friends
Apr 17, 2014 11:31AM
Thats its!!! i am going back to the newspaper...sooooo tired of seeing the same articles over and over again here in MSN!
Apr 17, 2014 10:56AM
The whole drone thing is pretty interesting, but I can't help but wonder what the shipment costs will be for that haha. Something tells me it will only be feasible for large items and for people who have hundreds (?) they don't mind paying for the added shipping costs.

Some of the others are cool, but I don't necessarily see how they're revolutionary. And most are only for the more affluent because they're more expensive.

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