Peter Marino’s Retail Reality Check

With all the advancements in e-commerce over the last few years and the slew of new brands opening as online-only, people have been finding it more and more difficult to find a reason to visit a brick-and-mortar store—especially department stores where levels of seemingly endless racks of product are daunting. The architect and interior designer responsible for many luxury boutiques and department stores, Peter Marino sat down with for a wild conversation about what it takes these days to get customers in the door, and ultimately, keep them coming back.