Tue.Jul 09, 2024

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Cross-Promotions Between Casinos and Retail Brands

Retail Focus

We can analyse the gambling and retail industries separately because they are completely different and huge in their own unique ways. But one thing ties them together, and that is the eagerness for extra expansion. Most businesses tend to expand on their own, but sometimes it is good to join forces with another company so as to make the process somewhat simpler (and mutually beneficial).

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How the Olympics are fuelling the big business of fake fashion

Inside Retail

In the touristy Saint-Ouen flea market, not far from the Stade de France where athletes will compete in this summer’s Paris Olympics, police officers swarmed in at dawn on April 3 and shut down 11 stores selling counterfeit bags and shoes. They confiscated 63,000 items of clothing, shoes and leather goods, including fake Louis Vuitton and Nike products, and threw them into garbage compactor trucks on the spot.

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3 Unique Room Renovation Projects to Consider in 2024

Retail Focus

For many homeowners, their property is in a constant phase of improvement and evolution. When people buy a home, it is unlikely to be exactly to their tastes and plans will be made to redecorate key rooms and spaces so that the home becomes as unique as they are. At first, this may simply involve re-painting key rooms to fit with more modern designs and colour schemes.

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Lush extends Bring it Back recycling program to non-Lush packaging

Inside Retail

Lush is extending its all-year-round closed-loop packaging incentive to allow customers to bring even non-Lush plastic cosmetics packaging for its recycling program – but only for a limited time. Lush will deduct $1 from a customer’s purchase for every plastic cosmetics packaging piece brought to its stores as the company seeks to minimise its plastic footprint.

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Optimizing Frontend Delivery in Composable Commerce: The Buy vs Build Decision

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Eligo Studio creates homely Milan showroom for winemaker Masciarelli

Dezeen

A display unit wrapped in burgundy-coloured leather forms the centrepiece of this apartment-style showroom in Milan , designed by local firm Eligo Studio for Italian winemaker Masciarelli Tenute Agricole. The showroom on Corso Magenta was conceived by Eligo Studio as a warm and welcoming space, where visiting clients and members of the press can sample Masciarelli's wines and experience the brand's culture in an informal yet professional setting.

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New York jeweller Harlin Jones makes Sydney debut

Inside Retail

Harlin Jones Fine Jewellery has opened a new studio at the heritage-listed Trust Building in Sydney, marking the brand’s expansion from New York. The new studio showcases Harlin Jones’ signature collections, including engagement rings, wedding bands, and statement pieces. Clients may also work with Harlin Jones’ staff to customise their jewellery pieces. “This new space allows us to connect more intimately with our local clients, offering them a dedicated environment to discove

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Vying for a share of the $158 billion food and beverage industry

Inside Retail

Circana’s newly launched Complete Eats report is based on unprecedented cross-channel panel expertise tracking $158 billion dollars of Australian food and beverage spending across FMCG and foodservice. Inflation played a key role in driving growth of 6 per cent in spending per trip in both channels. But other behavioural measures highlight where the cross-channel competition for share of spend is being won and lost.

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Design Middle East June/July 2024

Design Middleeast

With 24 years at SOM under his belt, Dmitri Jajich now serves as the Global Director-Structures at KPM, where he focuses on advancing architectural engineering and design excellence in the Middle East.

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Walmart to face class action over ‘deceptive’ pricing

Inside Retail

Walmart is facing a potential class action lawsuit over unfair and deceptive pricing practices that could cost consumers millions of dollars a year. The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago last week ruled that the company must face a lawsuit claiming it charges higher prices at the register than it posts on store shelves. The court order allows customers to prove their case in a proposed class action regarding Walmart’s “bait-and-switch” pricing scheme, which violated consumer protection

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KITH store

Retail Design Blog

Following stores in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, cult streetwear brand KITH has opened a third outpost in the Greater.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Lessons in standing out from Trader Joe’s, Migros, Bonobos

Inside Retail

A long-held marketing principle is that brand differentiation is fundamental to success. And there’s no doubt differentiated brands experience higher preference, recall, usage and ‘brand love’. For many brands, however, true differentiation is almost impossible to establish, let alone communicate to customers. Research across 17 markets by the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science has found lack of differentiation is prevalent in many categories, ranging from banking and fast food to ca

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A Thai design studio focused on simplicity, clarity, and meaningful design

Design Wanted

May Narkphanit, the founder of KAOI Studio, blends a rich background in communication and graphic design with a deep passion […] The post A Thai design studio focused on simplicity, clarity, and meaningful design appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Venchi’s CEO banks on Asia Pacific, gearing up for the “inevitable upturn”

Inside Retail

Having recently opened a flagship store in Hong Kong’s Lee Garden, the Italian gourmet chocolate and gelato manufacturer Venchi is plotting its larger expansion in Asia Pacific with a meticulous localisation strategy as consumer spending continues to rebound. “The Asia Pacific region is known for its speed, competition, and evolving consumer preferences,” Marco Galimberti, CEO at Venchi Asia Pacific, told Inside Retail.

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Growing numbers of UK retail staff want to quit, as tech-related stress and financial pressures take toll

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Job satisfaction of UK retail staff has fallen in the last twelve months, as new data reveals that shop workers are now more likely than other sector employees to be considering leaving their roles in 2024. Latest global research from workforce management provider Quinyx, in its 2024 State of the Frontline Workforce report, found that 56% of retail worke

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Composable Commerce Reference Architecture 2024 Edition

Achieve more with your commerce with the help of Orium’s Composable Commerce Reference Architecture 2024 Edition. Presented in partnership with commercetools, Contentstack, and Google Cloud, this edition is packed with new insights and practical examples to help you navigate changes in digital commerce and construct an adaptable tech stack optimized for efficiency and scalability.

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Alibaba exec bullish about potential for merchants to adopt Gen AI tools

Inside Retail

Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s international e-commerce unit is tapping generative AI-powered tools to help cross-border merchants with translation, content creation and product returns, group vice president Kaifu Zhang said. Speaking on stage at the Reuters Next Conference in Singapore, the executive, who heads Alibaba International Digital Commerce’s artificial intelligence (AI) initiative, said he was bullish on AI’s potential for the company, even in the face of increasing te

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Aldi reveals new stores opening in the coming months

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Aldi is set to open more than 10 new stores across the UK in the coming months as it looks to bring its low prices to even more shoppers. New stores in Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire and Olney Park in Milton Keynes are set to open in the next month, while towns such as Aberdare […] If you want more information Retail Times get in touch!

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Granado’s 154-year journey to bringing Brazilian fragrance to the world 

Inside Retail

Granado is an internationally recognised fragrance brand with a unique backstory. Originally known as Granado Pharmácias, the company was founded in 1870 by Portuguese native José Antonio Coxito Granado who produced remedies, cosmetic products, and other items from the plants, herbs and native flowers of Teresópolis, a mountainous region near Rio de Janeiro.

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Curvy Kate’s AW24 designs continue to push the boundaries of fuller bust lingerie

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Olivia Wilson, head of product at Curvy Kate, talks through the inspiration behind the AW24 season: “We have some exciting new ranges this season within our Everyday category. Starting with Lush, a luxuriously soft and glistening full coverage plunge up to a K cup, offering an elevated everyday look.

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How Retailers Are Transforming Customer Experiences with Data & AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and Guest Speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.

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Australia Post boosts Gold Coast parcel-handling capacity

Inside Retail

Australia Post has opened a $12 million parcel facility on the Gold Coast as part of its long-term commitment to the region. The facility spans 15,087sqm and can process up to 6000 parcels per hour, 7500 parcels per day, and up to 90,000 at peak hours. It includes sortation technology, which improves the visibility of customer parcels moving throughout the network, as well as integration with Australia Post’s range of services, which includes Express Post, Parcel Post, StarTrack Premium, a

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Monsoon and Accessorize launch Fashion Futures Scholarships

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Monsoon and Accessorize are pleased to announce a new commitment to funding scholarships to trailblazing students at London College of Fashion (LCF) and Central Saint Martins (CSM), University of the Arts London (UAL).

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From the archives: Picture Post

Design Week

As we delve back into our archives, here’s a gem from March 1990. Jane Lewis looks at the creative ways design firms promoted their services through mail-outs — from knotted handkerchiefs to boxed chocolates. Today, much of this marketing has shifted to digital platforms like email campaigns and social media, reflecting the evolving landscape of self-promotion.

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Kingsland Drinks’ managing director Ed Baker to exit drinks industry for new role

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Greater Manchester-based wine and spirits creation, co-packing and filling firm, Kingsland Drinks Group, has announced the departure of managing director, Ed Baker. Baker is set leave the full-service drinks company after more than a decade to take on a new leadership role outside of the drinks sector.

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The Pragmatic Guide to Composability

Be empowered to master the digital landscape and implement modular and adaptable composable technologies. Authored by Orium, The Pragmatic Guide to Composability takes readers on a journey from composable’s beginnings to common misconceptions about the approach, then concludes with strategies for choosing implementations that result in quick wins to grow your ROI.

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Super Co Coworking Offices by Conexus Studio

Retail Design Blog

Conexus Studio designs Super Co in One Holland Village, a novel co-working space adjacent to Superland Preschool, blending work and.

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Seven ways AI is used in e-commerce

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! AI is more than the incredibly popular generative tools like ChatGPT; it’s also the natural language processing (NLP), data mining, and machine learning systems that work behind the scenes of website automation, customer service bots, search results, and more.

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Bursa bar by Nastia Mirzoyan

Retail Design Blog

This Bar is a reflection of contemporary Japanese culture immersed in the world of cocktails and music. Located in the.

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Kitchen supplier Howdens launches innovative AI help tool

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Leading UK trade kitchen supplier Howdens has launched Chip, a new AI tool designed to provide practical advice for tradespeople and make their jobs easier. Building on a number of Microsoft’s generative AI technologies – Azure OpenAI Service, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure AI Search, Applied AI Services – Chip will be exclusively available to online […] I

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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We all have products in our lives that make us happy – Meet Tati Ferrucio

Design Wanted

Tati Ferrucio, a Brazilian industrial designer, is passionate about blending culture, innovation, and design to enhance everyday life. With her […] The post We all have products in our lives that make us happy – Meet Tati Ferrucio appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Lidl launches EV charging through rewards app

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Lidl GB has announced that it’s set to become the first supermarket in Britain to integrate payment of electric vehicle charging (EVC) within its rewards app In the latest development for the discounter’s hugely popular Lidl Plus rewards scheme, customers using Lidl’s electric vehicle charging points will soon be able to pay for their power […] If

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From Idea to Launch: The Journey of a Successful Product Startup

Retail Bound

Starting your own product startup can be an exciting and rewarding journey. With the right idea, determination, and hard work, you can turn your vision into a successful business. However, the road to success is not easy and requires careful planning and execution. In this blog post, we will take you through the journey of a successful product startup from idea to launch.

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Desi Daru Vodka seeks to raise £1,000,000 investment for UK expansion and international distribution

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Desi Daru Vodka, the premium vodka brand known for its fusion of Indian and British flavours, is looking to raise £1,000,000 investment, aimed at expanding its presence in the UK, increasing direct-to-consumer sales, and commencing international distribution.

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI