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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.

Filson Brings a Barn to Manhattan for Newest Flagship

VMS

S UFFICE IT TO SAY that barn-raisings are rare in midtown Manhattan. But one such undertaking – albeit with a distinctly modern twist – recently took place in a 4000-square-foot, 1800s-era brownstone on Broadway near Union Square.

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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.

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

Arch Daily

How China’s retail revolution could change the way the world shops

Inside Retail

China’s dominance in manufacturing has made it the factory of the world. The subsequent economic growth enriched an ever-expanding middle class, and the country’s retail industry has quickly adapted to supply a growing appetite for consumption.

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

VMS

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.

A step back in time: Piaget’s Sydney store blends old with new

Inside Retail

Luxury Swiss watch brand Piaget opened the doors to its very first standalone store in Sydney earlier this month, at Westfield in Pitt Street Mall.

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New Hermès range Petit H pieces together circular fashion

Inside Retail

There’s a curious new range by Hermès, made of excess materials, accessories, and hardware. Petit h is infused with the heritage artisanal values Hermès is recognised for and everything other luxury brands wish they had the inventiveness to imagine.

New Purple Mattress Showroom Conveys Comfort

VMS

Project Suppliers. DESIGN. Purple , Lehi, Utah. FIXTURES. Felbro Displays , Los Angeles. DAWN TO DUSK.

Omicron’s impact on holiday spend “uncertain”: Amazon

Inside Retail

A senior Amazon executive said it remains too early to predict how the Omicron coronavirus variant will impact consumer spending during the holiday season but suggested that shoppers will press ahead for now.

Retail and Restaurants in the Bronx Are Trending Up

VMS

The Numbers. New York City’s northernmost borough, the birthplace of hip-hop, the infamous Boogie Down – The Bronx has long been thought of as the Big Apple’s rebellious yet lovable younger brother. The most diverse county in the U.S. is home to about 1.5

How Jo Mercer’s new brand hopes to revive Australian manufacturing

Inside Retail

Jo Mercer is hoping to reverse the decline of Australia’s manufacturing industry with the launch of her new lifestyle brand, Matilda Life. The debut collection includes women’s basics, such as linen dresses, denim shorts, and organic cotton t-shirts, leather shoes and accessories, and fragrances.

monolithic mirror rotates to transform fathom’s siki hair salon in japan little by little each day

Design Boom

the concrete skeleton of the building frame has been left exposed to highlight the mirror's presence. The post monolithic mirror rotates to transform fathom’s siki hair salon in japan little by little each day appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

7 Ways to Improve Your Retail Operations

Parcel Pending

With a perfect storm of pent-up consumer demand , labor shortages, material scarcity, and choked ports of passage, retailers are rewriting the rules for success this holiday season.

What Are The Benefits Of Remodelling Your Space During Winter?

Fuhrmann Construction

When you choose to start a remodelling project will have a significant impact on its success. During the prime construction seasons in the summer you have tighter deadlines, contractors have limited availability, and the cost and demand of materials is at its peak.

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Eatertainment: The Social Dining Experience

Chute Gerdeman

The post Eatertainment: The Social Dining Experience appeared first on Chute Gerdeman. Articles Consumer Trends Restaurant Design Restaurant Experience

Parcel Pending by Quadient Demos its Innovative Smart Locker Solutions at The Buildings Show

Parcel Pending

Property management professionals can visit booth #1000 to learn how Parcel Pending by Quadient’s contact-free, automated lockers help reduce operational costs and streamline package management. IRVINE, Calif.,

Couldn’t Attend IRDC 2021? Here’s What You Missed

VMS

Scan this QR code for a link to the online photo gallery from IRDC 2021. V MSD HOSTED ITS 21ST annual International Retail Design Conference (IRDC) – this year, in person – at the Sheraton Denver Downtown in Denver, Sept. 21-22.

5 Ways to Save Money Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

Thrifts and Tangles

Did you know there are many ways to save money by living a sustainable lifestyle?

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Bang & Olufsen Plants a Flagship in SoHo

VMS

L UXE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS company Bang & Olufsen (Struer, Denmark), known for its high-end headphones, artful takes on speakers, designer collabs and more, has amplified its brand presence with a new flagship in New York.

Patek Philippe, London

Retail Store Windows

We've been following this brand for some time now and always enthuse about their schemes simply becasue they are so good. One of favourite places in New York which once again we sadly wont be able to visit this year is ABC, the fantastic interiors place with the most incredible visual merchandising.

Fast Forward

VMS

R EMEMBER ABOUT 10 YEARS ago when the industry first began talking about the concept of omnichannel, or the idea that shoppers should enjoy a seamless experience across channels?

The Importance of Cohesive and Consistent Content for Brands Across Social Media

Retail Bound

Ask yourself this: Are you more likely to engage or follow a brand that has a messy feed, inconsistent posts, low-quality images, poor hashtag selection, OR a brand that has consistent branding, reliable posting, and visually appealing feed? Most likely, we know your answer.

Pandora Tests New Store Concept

VMS

Pandora (Copenhagen, Denmark) has opened new stores in Milan and London under a new concept the jewelry retailer calls “Evoke.”.

Mitchell & Ness Has Big Plans for Store Expansion

VMS

Mitchell & Ness (Philadelphia) is planning to significantly increase its physical footprint with five to six store openings in the U.S. and “hundreds” more in Asia, according to a report from the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Gap Losing Sales Due to Snags in Supply Chain

VMS

Supply chain woes caused Gap Inc. to lose $300 million in sales in the run-up to the holiday season, according to CEO Sonia Syngal, who expounded on the issues in the company’s third quarter earnings call.