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The Future of Retail is a unit of work designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends, technologies and career opportunities in the retail industry. This program challenges students to select a prominent retail brand and reimagine it for the future, considering both physical and digital design elements to enhance the customer experience and drive business growth.


Throughout this unit, students will be encouraged to think creatively and strategically, while keeping up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the retail industry. By the end of the unit, students will have gained a deeper understanding of the design process and will have developed a comprehensive redesign plan for the brand they have chosen. This unit of work aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in the ever-evolving retail industry.


Topics Covered:

  • Brand Analysis 
  • Competitor Analysis 
  • Future Technologies 
  • Emerging Retail Trends 
  • User Personas 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Pitching 


Links To:

  • Design and Technologies:
    • Engage in brand analysis, considering both physical and digital design elements for the future of retail.
    • Explore future technologies and emerging retail trends in the context of design and innovation.
  • Economics and Business:

    • Conduct brand and competitor analysis to understand economic and business aspects of the retail industry.

    • Develop problem-solving skills relevant to business challenges in retail.

  • English:

    • Enhance communication skills through activities such as pitching and presenting redesign plans.
  • Digital Technologies:

    • Explore the integration of digital technologies in the retail industry, aligning with future technologies.
  • Critical and Creative Thinking:

    • Encourage creative and strategic thinking in the context of reimagining retail brands for the future.
  • Personal and Social Capability 

    • Develop skills related to effective collaboration and communication in a business context.


What's Included:

  • Task Sheet with Challenge Overview
  • 10 x Editable Slide Decks with Case Studies, Activites and Resources
  • Printable Worksheets to Compliment Actvities
  • 10-Week Unit Plan with Learning Objectives and Activity Instructions
  • + So much more!


This unit is recommended for students in Years 8 - 12.


About BOP Industries:

BOP Industries is an Australian education company on a mission to inspire the next generation of young innovators. Having worked with 100,000 students around the world, our team of innovative educators are passionate about creating future-focused learning experiences for young people. To find out more about BOP, head to:


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Future of Retail Unit of Work

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