Fri.Jun 24, 2022

Ikea launches employee carpooling trial with Liftango

Inside Retail

To encourage sustainable commuting habits, Ikea will trial an international carpooling program in partnership with Liftango. Employees across Australia, Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Canada can use the Ride2Work app to carpool to work from June 27 (Monday).

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SPMA store by Atelier Tao+C

Retail Design Blog

Atelier Tao+C converted a former residential space in a historical Shanghai building into a retail space for multi-brand store SPMA. store design brick walls fashion store frames garden timber floor

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Woolworths launches rapid delivery app Metro60

Inside Retail

Capitalising on the growing demand for fast deliveries, Woolworths has launched a new grocery delivery app dubbed Metro60, in partnership with Uber.

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Dover Street Little Market

Retail Design Blog

Ongoing innovation is synonymous to the Comme des Garçons brand just as ongoing renewal is to its flagship stores. store design bare walls fashion store

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.

Royal Mail’s new stamp collection celebrates the 50th anniversary of UK Pride

DesignWeek

London-based studio NB has designed the stamps for Royal Mail’s Pride-themed collection, working with British illustrator Sofie Birkin. The project marks the 50th anniversary of the UK’s first Pride rally.

BMW Experience Center by ARCHIHOPE

Retail Design Blog

From Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG to BMW VISION NEXT100, BMW, with a history of one hundred years, is not only a. store design Showroom

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boohoo launches destination categories as demand for holiday outfits soars by 825%

Retail Times

Holiday season is here (finally!) and there’s no better way to prepare than planning your outfits and making sure they’re perfect for your chosen destination. Retail News Retailer News boohoo

We Will Design – Innovation through micro-utopias and fictional institutions

Design Wanted

Schools, universities, international institutions and young students gathered in an experimental laboratory of imagination and inclusion, in which design practices and experiences become a tool to […].

Scotmid becomes the first Costa Express to introduce reusable Costa Coffee cups to its stores

Retail Times

Scotland’s largest independent co-operative has become the first Costa Express partner in the UK to introduce reusable Costa Coffee travel cups across its full portfolio of stores. Retail News Retailer News Scotmid

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Designing Stores for a Zero Horizon World

VMS

This question lies at the heart of what’s called the “ Zero Horizon World ” – a place where change comes faster than we can adapt.

Iceland launches heavily reduced plastic packaging for five own-label ice cream products

Retail Times

Iceland is launching more own-label products with heavily reduced plastic packaging, as the supermarket continues to tackle the issue of plastic. Retail News Retailer News Iceland

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Former M&S Food store manager goes it alone with Nisa Express

Talking Retail

An experienced and accomplished retailer has taken his first step into independent convenience with the purchase of a high street unit in Watford.

Vitamin retailer breaks into international territories with new appointment

Retail Times

The UK’s fastest-growing functional gummy brand Nutrigums, has announced a new appointment to scale its operations overseas after receiving its first international exclusive distribution agreement. health and beauty Product Time Nutrigums

Stamatakis Bakery by Antonia Skaraki

Retail Design Blog

Eugenia is like a lithograph, never the same, never taken out of a mold. There are no molds for Eugenia. branding bakery Packaging

New green space funded by carrier bags is set to benefit local community after launch in Yaxley

Retail Times

A Cambridgeshire community now has a brand new green space for locals to enjoy as part of project led by Central England Co-op (CEC) and funded by purchases of carrier bags in its stores. Retail News Retailer News Central England Co-op (CEC

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Forth Valley store wins national heroes award

Talking Retail

A convenience store in Stenhousemuir, Falkirk, has won a national award after going “above and beyond” for vulnerable customers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Carmarthenshire cheese maker secures Co-op listing

Retail Times

A cheesemaker from Carmarthenshire has secured its first listing with the Co-op as part of the retailer’s continued focus on local and community sourcing. Cheese Dairy products Product Time Retail News Retailer News Caws Cenarth

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g&m Offices by Unispace

Retail Design Blog

Unispace designed the g&m offices with warm colors and playful details for their space in Singapore. As a disruptor, modernising. office & healthcare multifunctional office

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Actiph releases limited edition water bottles for latest Thor blockbuster

Retail Times

The UK’s first alkaline ionised water brand, Actiph Water has teamed up with Marvel Studios to celebrate the release of the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder” film (exclusively released in cinemas in the UK on 7th July 2022). Product Time Soft drinks Actiph

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Federation of Independent Retailers elects new national president

Talking Retail

County Durham retailer Jason Birks has been elected as the new national president of the Fed (Federation of Independent Retailers). Birks took over the chains of office from immediate past president Narinder Randhawa at the organisation’s annual conference, held in Birmingham, on Tuesday, 21 June.

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RNLI supports Spar Lancashire School Games baton relay with boat handover between Morecambe and Fleetwood

Retail Times

Hundreds of schoolchildren in Morecambe and Fleetwood saw the RNLI support the Lancashire School Games baton relay handover. Retail News Retailer News Spar Lancashire School Games

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Coca-Cola Europacific teams up with Birmingham 2022 

Talking Retail

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) GB has been named as the Official Soft Drinks Provider to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Games will take place from 28 July to 8 August at venues across Birmingham. More than 4,500 athletes will compete in 27 sports and para sports.

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LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo adds a further 110 stores to UK roll-out

E Delevry

LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo are expanding the rapid delivery service of pharmacy essentials, including cold and flu relief, painkillers and pregnancy tests, to a further 110 LloydsPharmacy stores over the coming months.

Bestway opens second dual-branded Bargain Booze

Talking Retail

Bestway Wholesale has officially opened its second dual-branded Costcutter and Bargain Booze store, in Whiston, Merseyside.

Last mile delivery hub to open in York

E Delevry

Businesses in York are being encouraged to take part in a last mile delivery trial, which aims to cut the city centre congestion and air pollution, with parcels sent to a hub near the city walls before they are delivered into the centre by cargo bikes or on foot. .

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Zalando revises outlook for the full year 2022 as macroeconomic conditions deteriorate further

Retail Times

Zalando SE, a leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle in Europe, issued an update for the second quarter 2022 and revised its guidance for the financial year 2022 as macroeconomic conditions have further deteriorated during the second quarter of 2022 with the EU consumer confidence index decreasing further in June.

Lab Office by The Lab Saigon

Retail Design Blog

Casual creativity is our approach to the office (and maybe even our work). It means approaching creativity with function, taste, office & healthcare office plants

America’s biggest selling single-serve premixed cocktails head to Britain with six varieties available to UK retailers from 1 June

Retail Times

BuzzBallz are a smash hit in the USA and on target to sell 100 million balls this year. Now these unique, premium, bar-strength cocktails are available to multiple retailers and convenience stores in the UK. Eye-catching and fun, BuzzBallz are perfect for today’s grab-and-go lifestyles.

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Thisaway and Matter collaborate on the United Rugby Championship’s new trophy

DesignWeek

Bath-based design studios Thisaway and Matter have crafted the new trophy for the United Rugby Championship (URC), which aims to resist clichés of the trophy world.

Deliveroo to give away 1,000 Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches as American fried chicken brand opens first restaurant in Chelmsford on 11 June

Retail Times

Deliveroo has teamed up with Popeyes® to launch an exclusive 'waitlist' for customers, to help fans get ahead of the highly anticipated ‘drop’ by joining the first-ever fried chicken waitlist for the 'at-home experience' - including a free Popeyes® Chicken Sandwich.

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The Relationship Between Digital Signage & Internal Communication

Promotion Tech

The use cases for digital signage are vast. In fact, digital signage is proving to be one of the fastest growing communication mediums in existence today. Commonly found in high-traffic areas such as malls, standalone retail shops, airports, and restaurants, many people believe that digital signage is primarily used for commercial purposes and largely shown in high trafficked, public spaces. This isn't always the case though.

Purity Coffee launches rebranded products focused on delivering health benefits

Retail Times

The world’s first health-focused, specialty-grade coffee brand, Purity Coffee, recently announced a product rebranding to better highlight the company’s mission to improve the world’s health, one cup of coffee at a time.

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Explore these eclectic pieces of sustainable and recycled furniture that take on a beautiful life of their own

Design Wanted

Beautifully narrating a story and expressing feelings by crafting a range of one-of-a-kind objects, Netherlands-based Dirk van Duivenboden presents ‘A Colorful Dream’ featuring his own version […].

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ARM & HAMMER Laundry launches concentrated formula liquid detergents to accelerate sustainability efforts

Retail Times

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Back in full strength – This was the Design Month Graz 2022

Design Wanted

With a lot of international participation plus a powerful presence in public spaces, the design festival clearly showed why Graz is a City of Design – […]. The post Back in full strength – This was the Design Month Graz 2022 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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URW & Ministry of Sound Group to open The Ministry Shepherd’s Bush at Westfield London

Retail Times

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield?(URW)?and and Ministry of Sound Group today announce the signing of an agreement to open The Ministry Shepherd’s Bush, a new concept combining?workspace, workspace, a multi-studio fitness?offer offer and?a a rooftop bar and restaurant, in the space currently occupied by House of Fraser department store. Retail News Retailer News Ministry of Sound Group Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield