The 10 most innovative companies in retail 2017

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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.

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10 most innovative companies in retail 2017

1. AMAZON

For priming its consumers for a lifetime of purchases

2. CASPER

For making money in our sleep

3. THE HOME DEPOT

For growing without building

4. CLIQUE MEDIA GROUP

For parlaying fashion advice into retail gold

5. REWARDSTYLE

For giving influencers a platform for commissions

6. HYPEBEAST

For uniting sneaker heads into a lucrative demographic

7. PIRCH

For bringing the appliances store to life

8. ULTA BEAUTY

For beautifying the in-store makeup-buying experience

9. T.J. MAXX

For bringing a delightful sense of urgency back to offline shopping

10. BEAUTYCOUNTER

For lobbying for safer cosmetics

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This article is part of our coverage of the World's Most Innovative Companies of 2017.

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