Throw out everything you know about shopping for sneakers. Your experience is about to change dramatically if Foot Locker has anything to say about it. (Full disclosure: Foot Locker is an Axonify customer.) The company’s been on a bit of a brick-and-mortar kick lately, opening new locations called “power stores” across the world, from London to Hong Kong. Their North America debut, an 8,500-square-foot space in Eastpointe, Michigan, launched with a four-day fanfare featuring Metro Detroit musicians, artists, panel talks and even a special edition shoe. This is the kind of experience Foot Locker is chasing with the new conceptual model, dubbing it a “hub for local sneaker culture, art, music and sports” and an “activation space” for events including video game tournaments and rap battles. Read more at Forbes.