Competitive socializing is on track to reshape experiential retail in the near future, with concepts like dart and axe throwing, pickleball, and mini golf combined with bespoke F&B offerings and elegant amenities for consumers seeking elevated experiences.

That’s according to Alanna Loeffler, managing director of business strategy, and James Bohnaker, senior economist at Cushman & Wakefield, who caught up with GlobeSt at this year’s ICSC Las Vegas.

They also discuss:

  • A few of the most creative retail brands embracing this concept
  • Why landlords should take note of the trend
  • What’s next for retailers in 2023