The Store of the Future Is Not a Store

People don’t have to go to stores anymore, they have to want to go to stores


Author Lee Peterson EVP, Thought Leadership & Marketing WD Partners Although we've been talking about that statement for quite some time now, this year has really taken it to another level. Store and mall traffic were at all-time lows in 2019 but boy, would we take those numbers now. Many retailers were closed, literally closed...

Retail Healthcare is Here

Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners CVS announces 1,500 HealthHub locations. Walmart pilots Walmart Health. Walmart has nearly 5,000 locations (US). After initial testing in 20 stores, Walgreens expands primary care clinic test to 700 locations, which is to say; it’s working. What was once a minor threat to healthcare systems —a test...

How to be the Amazon of Auto Sales

Authors John Bajorek EVP, Strategic Growth & Innovation WD Partners Mark Bateman VP, Business Development WD Partners Tara Yavorsky VP, Marketing WD Partners The auto industry has seen a lot of changes in the last few years, including car shares and subscriptions, the rise of car tech and driverless cars, and the entry of “new”...

It’s Time to Reimagine the Dental Experience

Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners Consumerism has been traveling its way across healthcare to all tentacles of the industry. The provider/doctor-led ways of the past have finally moved toward putting the people in control. More comfortable and interesting waiting lounges, customer-friendly appointment times, virtual healthcare. All of these things have made life...

2020 Predictions—Where Are We Now?

Author Tara Yavorsky VP, Marketing WD Partners Because 2020 has been the year of "what the…", we thought it would be fun to look back at the article we published at the beginning of this crazy a$$ year and see what has come to fruition, what was a wild guess, and what still has a...