The 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail 2017

By Elizabeth Segran for Fast Company

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Retail is in the middle of a major transformation, as the Internet continues to change the way we buy everything from mattresses to bananas to hammers. But companies are also reimagining what brick-and-mortar can be, inviting customers to have delightful and unexpected in-person experiences that leave a lasting impression. These companies have come up with the most creative solutions that make shopping easier and more exciting.

Click on a company to learn more about why it made the list:

01. AMAZON

For priming its consumers for a lifetime of purchases.

02. CASPER

For making money in our sleep.

03. THE HOME DEPOT

For growing without building.

04. CLIQUE MEDIA GROUP

For parlaying fashion advice into retail gold.

05. REWARDSTYLE

For giving influencers a platform for commissions.

06. HYPEBEAST

For uniting sneaker heads into a lucrative demographic.

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