In one corner of Nordstrom’s new flagship store in New York City, interlocking Burberry logos covered every surface. Dramatic string music played. And beyond the merchandise, a small cafe doused in bright pink seemed to be just waiting for someone to pose for a photo. “No professional photographs,” a spokesperson guiding members of the press through the store said. “But social photos are OK.” The future of retail brings to mind loud, online brands reaching Gen Z kids through Instagram ads, pop-up shops and decked-out influencers. But Nordstrom, the traditional luxury retailer, sees opening a massive store in one of its largest markets as the way forward. Read more at NPR.