Retail is more important than ever and we're not talking about e-commerce. In-person retail has seen a bit of a resurgence in the past couple of years and with online brands seeking ways to create special brick and mortar experiences, it's looking like shops won't be dying out anytime soon. Monocle covers some of the best shops, markets, and offers a little education on the retail space with their latest book, The Monocle Guide to Shops, Kiosks, and Markets.
"Revealing Monocle’s 100 favorite shops worldwide, from the independent fashion boutique to the department store that takes up a city block, this is a new practical guide complete with case studies, a collection of sharp essays, snappy interviews, contacts and tips – a toolbox for the retail-minded and those with their own shop in prospect. The Monocle Guide to Shops, Kiosks and Markets is a handbook for the shopper and any aspiring shopkeeper, stocking a wealth of insight and inspiration. Now, may we show you around?"