Food for thought
Over the past decade and a half, online shopping has completely changed the retail landscape. While consumers fell in love with the ease of e-commerce, many brick-and-mortar shops buckled under the fiscal crunch. But now, the latter are using food to lure customers back. Among others, Ralph Lauren,
Saks Fifth Avenue, Chanel and now Tiffany & Co (see above) have embraced the trend by adding craveable culinary options to their venues around the world, in the hopes that people will do a bit of in-person shopping before or after a meal.