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Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

Inside Retail

Bartle Frere Bananas, an award-winning Queensland banana farm that supplies fruit to the nation’s biggest supermarkets, showcased its smart farm technology on the world stage earlier this month at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow.

Promotional products retailer 4imprint says British employees are ‘Merch-Fans’

Retail Focus

New research reveals almost three quarters of workers in Britain love to receive corporate gifts, claiming that it makes them feel valued and appreciated. .


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Spend your Christmas time well with this game-changing e-commerce platform

Inside Retail

Throughout 2021, Covid-19 looked like the Grinch that might steal Christmas from families and business owners alike. Now, with most state borders open, the festive season is full of opportunity. The latest ANZ card-spending data shows there’s a renewed appetite for household spending.

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Seven Dials Winter Festival

Retail Focus

The ‘Seven Dials Winter Festival’, is a three-day shopping, dining and cultural event that took place over the weekend from 19th-21st November, in the heart of London’s West End.

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Virgil Abloh, a Great Influential Figure in the Artistic World, Passes Away at 41

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Retailers warned of festive drinks shortages as delivery fears mount

Talking Retail

Retailers are being warned that supplies of alcohol brands are being hit by continuing driver shortages – presenting a major threat to festive drinks business.


A few words with Jérôme Cabanès, Director at Centric Software

Fashion Retail

I met Jérôme 8 years ago, when PLM solutions were not a usual piece in the fashion retail tech ecosystem. I was then in Accenture Strategy and Operations, working in a project to implement integrated planning processes for a fashion retailer. Since then, technology has changed retail for ever.

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Co-op unveils new multi-million-pound Carbon Innovation Fund

Retail Times

Co-op has announced it will be committing over £11 million in the next three years to help community environmental causes, social enterprises, charities and groups, both in the UK and abroad. Retail News Co-op


New York City’s Retail Market Shifting into High Gear for 2022


I T WAS THE BEST of times, it was the worst of times. And for better or worse, 2021 was a most memorable year for New York retailers. With a dramatic downturn in tourism and daily commuting, businesses in the Big Apple struggled to survive.

Glasgow store finds increased demand thanks to Snappy Shopper

Talking Retail

A Nisa store in Glasgow which was one of the first to use the Snappy Shopper delivery app has seen daily orders rise to 50 a day. The Nisa Local in Motherwell Rd, run by Daniall Nadeem, has been working with Snappy Shopper since the beginning of last year. At first, orders were just a.


Harrods opens first beauty emporium in Scotland

Retail Focus

Harrods has launched its first stand-alone H beauty destination in Scotland, in the heart of Edinburgh. Following two successful H Beauty store openings across England, the latest H beauty, will be located at St James Quarter, in the heart of Edinburgh’s shopping district.

3D Visualization for Retail and Restaurant Projects – How We Do It

Mindful Design

Every commercial interior design project, from retail stores and restaurants to dessert and froyo shops, involves many steps and the ability to work across multiple disciplines.

Why it works: when the fitting room becomes your home – giving customers convenience, comfort and independence

Retail Times

French lingerie brand Etam is using digital ID technology from Avery Dennison Smartrac to make every item ‘digital’ so customers can try lingerie at home, avoid queues in store and get video content to learn more about the sustainable origins of the products they love.

Mask mandate returns in England, but unions argue it should have been with us all along

Talking Retail

The government has decided to re-introduce mandatory mask wearing in English stores from tomorrow (30th November). Even before the announcement was made some critics were arguing that compulsory mask wearing should never have been stopped in England in July.


Off White, Louis Vuitton artistic designer Virgil Abloh passes away

Inside Retail

Virgil Abloh, artistic director at LVMH, Louis Vuitton and Off White, has passed away. Abloh had been privately battling cancer for several years, according to a statement from LVMH. “We We are all shocked after this terrible news,” LVMH chairman and chief executive officer Bernard Arnault said.

Pop Mart to open European flagship in Chinatown London

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has announced that leading art toy brand, Pop Mart, has selected Chinatown London for a European flagship and UK debut, and will be joined by Yolé, the world’s first no-sugar added ice cream and frozen yogurt brand.

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Black Friday Thrift Store Deals in Vegas & LA

Thrifts and Tangles

Black Friday shopping is a great way to get deals for cheap. Did you know that thrift stores offer some amazing Black Friday Deals? You will get the best bang for your buck and be sustainable by choosing to thrift on Black Friday. Here is a list of the Black Friday Thrift Store Deals in […].

Dollar Tree Products to Rise in Cost


Dollar Tree (Chesapeake, Va.) announced it will begin selling most of its products for $1.25 throughout its fleet of stores instead of $1, Reuters reports. The new strategy comes after pandemic-related challenges as well as rising freight costs, according to the retailer.

Starbucks creates 23 new jobs as first store in Aylesbury opens

Retail Times

A new Starbucks® store will open in Sainsburys, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, on Wednesday 24 November. The new store will be the first in the local area and will create 23 new jobs. Retail News Retailer News Starbucks


Black Friday sales grew 34 per cent in 2021: Shopify

Inside Retail

Black Friday was a successful endeavour for many Australian businesses, according to data from Shopify which found that, over the course of last Friday, local sales grew 34 per cent on the firm’s records from last year.

Armani, Hugo Boss and Moss Bros take space in Grantham Designer Outlet Village

Retail Focus

As it builds momentum ahead of opening in 2023, the Grantham Designer Outlet Village has announced a suite of fashion and F&B brands that will take space in the premium outlet – alongside the news it will feature online sales platform Wishibam, a UK-first for outlet retail destinations.

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Treat shop staff kindly at Christmas says anti-abuse campaign, as MPs and retailers sing from same hymnsheet

Talking Retail

The latest research on violence and abuse of shopworkers has revealed not only that most staff have been abused, but more than a third of customers have seen it happening.

Where Are We Now?

Bay Cities

The headlines all over are trying to trick us into believing that everything is just fine and that we are working through all the bottlenecks in our supply chains. Well of course they are. We are tailing off the influx of the Christmas buying season.


Retailers urged to ensure loyalty is the lasting legacy of Black Friday

Retail Times

We’re on the countdown to Black Friday 2021 - an event that has become one of the defining moments in the UK retail calendar and this year, it’s more important than ever. Comment In my opinion Opinion Time Retailer News Black Friday White Label Loyalty


Harvey Norman profit tumbles 35 per cent from pandemic high

Inside Retail

Harvey Norman has been hit by falling sales and depreciating exchange rates, with global sales falling 8.8 per cent during the period between July and November, and unaudited gross profit falling 35.5 per cent between July and October, compared to the same periods of last year.

From Street Fashion to Online – How to Set-up an E-commerce Store

Retail Focus

These days, online shopping is a massive industry. In 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, online retailers earned over $4.2 trillion from just over two billion shoppers. Overall, the industry grew by about 25 percent, and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing. .

Reflections and shadows define Los Angeles Apple Store by Foster + Partners


Architecture studio Foster + Partners has designed an Apple Store in Los Angeles as "a dynamic hall of illusions" amplified by a mirrored ceiling that reflects rows of indoor trees.

Spar passes £2m mark in raising money for Marie Curie

Talking Retail

Spar has raised £2m for the Marie Curie since it became a national partner for the cancer charity in 2017, it was announced this week. The money raised has been used to fund frontline nursing and hospice care for those living with terminal illness, as well as providing support for their loved ones.


Mad Lords Plans Expansion


Mad Lords (Paris) is planning to expand its footprint with an additional three stores in 2022, Forbes reports. The fine jewelry boutique is planning to open new locations in Belgium, Brussels, and another on Rue St. Honoré, where the brand has an existing flagship.

Aje Athletica launches flagship store in Westfield Sydney City

Inside Retail

Australian fashion label, Aje, has launched an Aje Athletica flagship store at Westfield Sydney City, with six more standalone locations scheduled to open across the country early next year. .

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Appnovation unveils a Series of Strategic Initiatives to Support its Retail and Commerce Expansion

Retail Focus

As the global digital consultancy continues on its growth trajectory, Appnovation announces new leadership talent, several strategic partnerships in the retail and commerce industry and its acceptance into the MACH Alliance.

Norwich City’s “progressive” new crest designed by SomeOne


Norwich City FC has unveiled a new crest for the first time in 50 years, as the football club looks to smooth out accessibility and technical digital issues.

Kettle Chips supports retailers at Christmas with cash prizes

Talking Retail

Kettle Chips is running a trade competition ahead of Christmas, offering retailers the chance to win cash prizes worth £10,000.

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Authentic Brands No Longer Seeking IPO


Authentic Brands (New York) will no longer be working towards a planned initial public offering (IPO), according to CNBC. Instead the company will be selling equity stakes in its business to HPS Investment Partners and CVC Capital, in addition to a range of existing stakeholders.

Step inside The Sensorium, Aesop’s new fragrance experience

Inside Retail

Luxury body and skincare brand Aesop has just unveiled its world-first fragrance experience, The Sensorium, within its Sydney flagship store. Inside, customers are invited to experience the luxury brand’s seven eaux de parfum.

Libby Blakey Design opens seasonal store on Kings Road

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley celebrates the return and opening of Libby Blakey Design , an interior and retail design specialist, at 336 Kings Road, in the heart of Chelsea until January 2022.

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life-size lattice 3D-printed elephant pops out of antistatics’ retail store façade in china

Design Boom

along with the outstanding structure, undulating white ribbons are wrapped around the openings, inviting passers-by to an inspiring experience.