Future Stores is an annual retail conference that is held in Seattle every year. Featuring retail professionals from a variety of industries and businesses, prescription Future Stores brings together some of the world’s most innovative retailers. Over the course of several days, attendees go to a series of daytime talks and roundtable discussions followed by evening networking receptions all with the goal of innovating the latest best practices in the world of retail. Among the best offerings at Future Stores is also the opportunity to attend optional tours of local Seattle retail stores such as REI Flagship to view their best practices. This year’s conference was held at the Sheraton Seattle hotel and featured speakers such as Chris Brennon of NBA Entertainment, Andrea Farris of Walgreens, and Jenica Myskowski of Kate Spade New York, to name a few.