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“The metaverse is just the beginning”: What lies ahead for fashion’s future

Inside Retail

For most observers of the fashion industry, the technological impact of blockchain, Web 3.0, non fungible tokens (NFTs) and the decentralised metaverse are mostly met with a collective feeling of cognitive dissonance.

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Kylie Cosmetics turns Covent Garden pink with an interactive ‘Kylie Jenner Glam Park’ celebrating its latest cosmetic and skincare launches

Retail Focus

Kylie Cosmetics and Coty has partnered with London’s iconic Covent Garden to engage fans with its ‘Kylie Cosmetics by Kylie Jenner Glam Park’ – a fully immersive and unique beauty experience to celebrate the latest cosmetic and skincare launches and summer glam looks.

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Christina Stephens: Meet adaptive fashion’s disruptive duo

Inside Retail

In just two years, the adaptive fashion brand Christina Stephens has grown retail revenue fourfold by tapping an underserved market for stylish clothes that meet the unique needs of people with disabilities.

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Home drinking here to stay, says analyst

Talking Retail

Global data giant IRI’s latest report into the alcohol market says stay-at-home drinking is here to stay. IRI’s mid-year alcohol update says many consumers are opting to socialise at home because of rising prices and staff shortages in restaurants and bars.

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Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

Neiman Marcus Plucks New President from Williams-Sonoma

VMS

Neiman Marcus (Dallas) has appointed Ryan Ross as President of Neiman Marcus, effective Aug. 15, according to a company press release. Previously the President of Williams-Sonoma, Ross was oversaw the growth of integrated channel strategies, evolving brand relevancy and customer growth.

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Unlocking the potential of online email marketing in 2022

Retail Times

Email marketing is an essential part of any online or offline business in 2022. Reaching out to past, present, and potential customers to let them know what you have on offer and to keep them up to date with news is essential in building brand loyaltyand engagement.

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Masquespacio designs “metaverse world” for Mango Teen store

Retail Focus

Spanish design agency Masquespacio has created the interior of the first Mango Teen shop in Barcelona, which was informed by the metaverse and aims to provide an interactive and dream-like shopping experience.

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Amazon Prime Day creates parcel traffic surge for Collect+

Talking Retail

Data from Collect+, the in-store parcel service from PayPoint, has revealed a huge surge in Amazon parcel collections at convenience stores as shoppers took advantage of Amazon Prime Day (12-13 July) sales.

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CNL | Patina-V Dancing Collection

VMS

CNL | Patina-V Dancing Collection. Brings the roaring 1920s to the current 2020s with their dynamic movement. 3-D designed and printed, The Dancing Collection brings the roaring 1920s to the current 2020s with their dynamic movement.

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PRAI Beauty extends partnership with Boots and adds two midlife skincare collections

Retail Times

As a brand developed for women 40+, PRAI Beauty is on a quest to redefine midlife skincare and broaden its reach on the UK high street.

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Lids unveils first NBA physical stores in Australia

Inside Retail

American sports retailer Lids – which operates the US NBA’s flagship stores – has opened Australia’s first, in Melbourne, Victoria with a second planned for Sydney later this year.

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what’s next for retail?

Retail Focus

The past 2 years have resulted in some major changes to the retail industry, such as a significant increase in online shopping, the rise of localisation and other changes in consumer behaviours. The question we need to be asking is what is next for the retail sector?

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TRENDING: Whitewashed Wood Wall Paneling

Elmwood Timber

Homeowners can create a wood paneling makeover in a short amount of time! Whitewashed wood panels create an up-to-date modern look that still has the rustic charm of real wood grain. Clean and bright, whitewashing wood paneling creates the perfect backdrop in a wide variety of spaces.

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Estée Lauder Could Make Its Largest-Ever Acquisition

VMS

Estée Lauder (New York) is in talks to buy luxury fashion label Tom Ford for a sum in the $3 billion neighborhood, The Wall Street Journal reports. The cosmetics company isn’t Tom Ford’s only suitor, but if the deal comes to fruition, it would be Estèe Lauder’s largest-ever acquisition.

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Shipping costs biggest growth risk, survey finds

E Delevry

Small UK brands selling online have warned that rising shipping costs, currently surging due to fuel surcharges and inflation, pose the biggest risk to growth this year.

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Uniqlo debuts in South Australia

Inside Retail

Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo is set to open its first South Australia store, in Adelaide’s Myer Centre. The new store spans 1000sqm and occupies a brand new addition to the Myer Centre.

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Icon outlet at the O2 signs Murmur for debut London site

Retail Focus

Icon Outlet at The O2, developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has announced the signing of luxury homeware brand Murmur, marking the brand’s first ever London outlet store.

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The Climate Bill Would Change the Course of the 2020s

Robinson Meyer

First we got the bill. Now we have the numbers. The Inflation Reduction Act, the surprise deal that Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer struck last week, would significantly reduce greenhouse-gas pollution from the American economy.

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Evereve Shoppers Greeted by Warm In-Store Environment

VMS

P OST-LOCKDOWN, THE EVER-LOYAL Evereve’s (Edina, Minn.) mostly-moms customer base is roaring back inside its 100-plus units. Now in expansion and remodel mode, shoppers will find larger, refreshed Evereve stores stocked with curated looks and staffed with personal stylists.

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Our Current Supply Chain Blender

Bay Cities

Considering the current freight lines climate, from trucking, containerships, and railroads, we will most likely be revisiting tremendously unruly supply chain backlash. To start, California’s new AB5 law will force owners of single-person businesses to now become an “employee” on paper.

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Alibaba revenue growth flatlines for first time as China’s lockdowns bite

Inside Retail

Alibaba Group has reported flat quarterly revenue growth for the first time in its history, showing how China’s Covid lockdowns have hit its business.

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Prochaine selects King’s Road for its debut store

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley has announced the arrival and debut bricks and mortar store for Prochaine, on the King’s Road this summer. The sustainability-conscious womenswear multi-brand pop-up store features a selection of environmentally responsible labels in one curated space.

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“It’s put us on the map”: why design studios are becoming B Corps

DesignWeek

“Becoming a certified B Corporation is by no means an easy process,” says Nice and Serious co-founder Tom Tapper. “You’ll need to invest a significant amount of time, so don’t expect it to happen overnight.”

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Economy Is Strong Enough to “Keep a Recession at Bay” Despite Two Quarters of Decline: NRF

VMS

(PRESS RELEASE) WASHINGTON — Despite two consecutive quarters of decline, the U.S. economy still does not appear to be in a recession and remains unlikely to enter one this year, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said today.

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Tosca reveals how to unlock new efficiency with retail-ready bins

Retail Times

From unloading to stocking, restocking, and displaying products, grocery retailers rely on many manual processes to keep the daily operation running. The efficiency of these tasks, both behind the scenes and in the store, directly impacts profitability.

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How viral DIYs on Facebook inspired Kmart Australia’s new product range

Inside Retail

From plant pots transformed into side tables, to bread boxes turned into nightstands, Kmart Australia’s affordable products have long inspired customers to use glue, paint and their own ingenuity to create stylish items for their home.

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Superdry selects Icon Outlet at the O2

Retail Focus

Icon Outlet at The O2, developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has announced the signing of the premium apparel brand, Superdry, adding to the destination’s line up of over 60 premium retail brands.

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Inflation, heat and strikes all hit retail footfall

Talking Retail

The number of customers in UK shops was significantly down in July compared to the same month before the pandemic, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Total UK footfall declined by 14.2% compared to July 2019, and this July’s figure was also 3.7

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Winners of the 2022 International Visual Competition Awards: Honorable Mention

VMS

“Needler’s Fresh Market”. Submitted by: Bergmeyer, Boston. Photography: Mark Steele Photography, Columbus, Ohio. Get Out and Go!/South South Lyndale Liquors Fall Window”. Submitted by: Nicolo Studio, South Paul, Minn. Photography: Craig Bares and Jane Nicolo, Twin Cities, Minn. “We We Love Carats!”.

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Civico 29 by Gae Avitabile is suspended between sea and sky

Design Wanted

In this location which brings together the human hand, echoes of legends and natural beauty, Gae Avitabile has taken on the new interior design project for […]. The post Civico 29 by Gae Avitabile is suspended between sea and sky appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Woolworths at Work for SMEs launches online after a long beta phase

Inside Retail

Supermarket chain Woolworths has unveiled gteh post-beta iteration of its business-focused online shopping platform, Woolworths at Work. The company says the website aims to make it easier for Australian businesses to buy groceries, food and necessities online.

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Are Contactless Payments The “New Normal” For The Retail Industry?

Retail Focus

At the beginning of the pandemic, massive shifts and changes were needed for a multitude of industries and the way they operate. One of the industries that saw extensive change was the retail industry, especially when it came to finding solutions for safe and reliable methods of payment. .

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Waitrose to remove Best Before dates on nearly 500 products from September

Retail Times

From September, Waitrose will remove best before dates on nearly 500 fresh products including root vegetables, fruits such as grapes, citrus, apples as well as indoor plants. The removal of best before dates is designed to reduce the volume of food waste occurring in UK households by inviting customers to use their own judgement. Retail News Retailer News Waitrose

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Ghost Kitchen Company Bags $100 Million from Big-Name Investors

VMS

Kitchen United (Pasadena, CA) has added $100 million to its coffers after a Series C fundraising round led by Kroger, a new investor in the company, and other high-profile backers. The ghost kitchen operator, which has 200 locations across 20 regions in the U.S.,

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Popular Options for Ceiling Finishes in Restaurant Design

Mindful Design

As a restaurant owner, you owe it to yourself to use every inch of your space to appeal to your customers. Many times, ceilings are underused or allowed to slip into visual anonimity. However, their design potential is extraordinary.

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Red Rooster adds EV charging to its menu

Inside Retail

Eco-conscious chicken lovers can now charge their electric vehicles (EVs ) as they dine thanks to a partnership between Red Rooster and Evie, a company formed in 2017 to build a convenient and dependable EV charging network.

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