Fri.Sep 30, 2022

“We’re ready”: Menswear brand Yd launches dressed-up store concept

Inside Retail

Australian menswear retailer Yd is revamping its bricks-and-mortar experience with a radical new store design aimed at driving the next stage of the brand’s evolution.

Maserati unveils its world’s first new store concept

Retail Focus

Maserati is pleased to unveil its new global retail store concept, debuting with the opening of a new space in the heart of Milan’s historic and elegant Magenta district.

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Vacancies surge as labour shortages cripple the retail industry

Inside Retail

As retailers begin recruitment drives ahead of the peak holiday shopping season, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows there were 46,100 job vacancies available in retail in August. This is an increase of 5800 vacancies – or 14.4 per cent – compared to May this year.

Pernod Ricard UK predicts a big football and post-Omicron Christmas

Talking Retail

Christmas 2021 was billed to be a huge occasion until a new variant of Covid kept people at home in small groups, once again.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Online sales drive profits for Toy ‘R’ Us

Inside Retail

Children’s goods retailer Toys ‘R’ Us says it has achieved significant and sustained organic growth from both e-commerce and wholesale segments, relaunching its website in the UK ahead of Christmas. For the year to July 31, sales from continuing operations were up 74 per cent to $37.9

Co-op, Next, Boots, No7: Retail giants win big at inaugural menopause awards

Retail Times

No7, Boots, Co-op and Next are among the winners at the inaugural GenM Awards. A world first, the awards aim to celebrate the brands leading change for the menopausal staff as well as consumers, and were launched by GenM – the menopause partner for over 60 brands. Awards Services Time GenM Awards

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Wunderkind’s data reveals Back to School boosts online retail revenues

Retail Times

The latest data from Wunderkind, the leading performance marketing engine, shows thatthe Back To School shopping season gave UK online retailers a much-needed boost in September. A welcome respite from the ongoing cost of living crisis which is continuing to put pressure on UK household budgets.

Managing organisational culture – beyond people skills

Inside Retail

For directors, CEOs and those interested in good governance there has been an important shift in the focus of regulators towards organisational culture. The importance of a healthy culture in organisations initially focused on managing risk and workplace health and safety.

Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Crisps & Snacks)

Talking Retail

Sponsored by: Graze Marmite Crunch Punnet, Graze Healthy snack brand Graze this year extended its Crunch collaboration with Marmite by launching a new on-the-go retail punnet. Following the launch of a sharing bag format the previous year, which Graze says soon became one of its best-performing flavours, the Marmite Crunch Punnet aimed to “balance Graze’s. This story continues at Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Crisps & Snacks).

More than a founder, Calla Lily’s Emily Tan is a “jewellery therapist”

Inside Retail

Emily Tan is the force behind Calla Lily Fine Jewellers, which is based in Singapore. The trumpet-shaped calla lily is a symbol of rebirth and change, and borrows its name from the Greek word for most beautiful – calla.

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How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

Honestly? The Link Between Climate Change and Hurricanes Is Complicated

Robinson Meyer

Hurricane Ian is one of the most destructive hurricanes ever to hit Florida. A day after the storm made landfall, hundreds of people have been rescued and, as of this morning, millions were without power.

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How the right tagline can help retailers convey great quality at low prices

Inside Retail

As the cost-of-living rises, retailers are fighting harder for every dollar. It has never been more important to articulate your unique value in a way that inspires people to choose you. The marketing levers are much the same – quality, price, service and experience.

The North Face Names New Execs

VMS

The North Face (Alameda, Calif.) has named Sophie Bambuck as its Chief Marketing Officer and Jennifer Ingraffea as its Chief of Product Merchandising. Bambuck was most recently Everlane’s first Chief Marketer, reports Retail Dive , and also spent more than a decade at Converse and Nike.

Why July GM Zhoe Low is betting big on physical stores

Inside Retail

Earlier this year, we launched our first Rising Stars of Retail report in the May issue of Inside Retail Australia’s quarterly magazine, a special feature highlighting some of the great under-the-radar talent in the industry from a wide range of departments.

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.

Five Below Introduces BOPIS Option

VMS

Five Below (Philadelphia) is launching a “buy online, pick-up in store” (BOPIS) option for customers across its 1250 locations, according to a press release.

KP Snacks reformulates Popchips range to be non-HFSS

Talking Retail

KP Snacks is launching its newly reformulated non-HFSS Popchips portfolio.

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These 3 New Restaurants Are Meeting Higher Customer Expectations Thanks to Designers

VMS

E ATING OUT HAS taken off again in 2022. Top restaurants are booked up months in advance and new ones are emerging with innovative concepts to meet ever-diversifying customer expectations.

Co-op unveils new strategy with major price investment

Talking Retail

Co-op has unveiled a new-look food strategy with “a renewed focus on convenience and commitment to offer greater value”, led by a major £37m investment to slash the price of over a hundred products.

Nora Lighting Releases New Surface Mount Luminaires

VMS

(PRESS RELEASE) Nora Lighting expands their surface mount luminaire offerings with a new wet location option. wELO LED surface mounts resemble the existing ELO family in appearance, and accepts 120-277V input with 0-10V dimming. wELO is only 1” thick and offered in 8” and 11” sizes.

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V&A explodes K-culture in new exhibition

DesignWeek

The Victoria & Albert Museum’s (V&A) new exhibition Hallyu! The Korean Wave opens with the frenetic energy of K-culture – loud, vibrant, constantly moving – its title displayed across multiple screens among rotating clips of PSY’s viral 2012 hit Gangnam Style. Curated by Rosalie Kim and Yoojin Choi, it is the first major exhibition to survey the South Korean culture that has recently swept the. Source

Peloton Plans Dick’s Shop-in-Shops

VMS

Peloton (New York), a troubled producer of Internet-connected stationary bicycles and treadmills, has unveiled plans to install more than 100 shops-in-shops at Dick’s Sporting Goods (Pittsburgh) stores during the upcoming holiday sales season.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Light Fixtures for Your Commercial Space

Fuhrmann Construction

Lighting plays an important role in creating the right atmosphere for your business. But it’s often overlooked or an afterthought when planning a larger commercial project.

A Short Guide To Technographic Data And The Information It Provides For Retailers

Retail Minded

Data gathering and analysis play a significant role in modern business. As big data and cloud technologies continue to grow, so does the importance of data. Companies are turning towards centralized data storage and collection. . Making the most of all the data that enters a business is crucial.

Bulletproof Singapore Studio

Retail Design Blog

An international branding design agency, Bulletproof has expanded into Singapore and found a new home in the historical and culturally-rich. office & healthcare private offices

Local stores braced for introduction of HFSS rules tomorrow

Talking Retail

Restrictions on the sale of high fat, salt and sugar products (HFSS) come into force in England tomorrow (1 October). The regulations on where retailers can display HFSS products, known as location restrictions, form the first of two major moves to restrict HFSS sales.

TRUFFLE BELLY DINER Serpong, Indonesia – EVONIL Architecture Indonesia

Retail Design Blog

TRUFFLE BELLY DINER Serpong, Indonesia – EVONIL Architecture Indonesia. store design diners vintage yellow

Cheemas switch back to Costcutter from Nisa

Talking Retail

The Coventry-based convenience stores run by the Cheema family are switching to Costcutter after several years as a member of Nisa. The move represents a return to Costcutter, because the family’s stores belonged to that group until it joined Nisa in 2014.

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Nick Rigg and Martin van Golen’s European Road Trip

Contra

Nick Rigg and Martin van Golen’s European Road Trip I recently took a trip to Holland and spent a couple of days with our European Sales Manager, Martin van Golen visiting a few of his customers. Due to circumstances everyone is aware of, trips like this haven’t been possible in recent years.

Filshill sees profit rise and turnover increase despite challenges

Talking Retail

JW Filshill, one of Scotland’s oldest independent food and drink wholesalers, saw turnover increase to £200m – up 4.4% from £191m – in the year ending January 31, 2022.

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Lackluster ranges and cost-of-living crisis restricts H&M’s recovery, says GlobalData

Retail Times

Following today’s release of H&M’s figures for Q3, FY2021/22; Pippa Stephens, apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “H&M continues to struggle to rebound beyond pre-pandemic levels, with constant currency net revenues in Q3 FY2021/22 rising by a meagre 3.4%, still 8.2%

Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Soft Drinks)

Talking Retail

Sponsored by: Soft Drinks Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners The Coca-Cola brand is worth nearly £1.6bn a year in retail in Great Britain, more than double the size of its nearest competitor.

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Corona turns the heat up with the rollout of Corona Tropical

Retail Times

Corona, a proud part of Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, has today announced the nationwide rollout of Corona Tropical, an alcoholic sparkling water with made with real fruit juice*.

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Retail Industry Awards 2022: Product Launch of the Year Winner (Alcohol)

Talking Retail

Sponsored by: Kopparberg Mixed Fruit Tropical, Kopparberg International Kopparberg launched its limited edition Mixed Fruit Tropical cider in time for summer 2021, with the new flavour retailing at £2.05 for a 500ml bottle and £5 for a 4x330ml pack. Both formats featured a limited edition design.

Snappy Shopper reports soaring sales driven by customer loyalty

Retail Times

Home delivery platform, Snappy Shopper, has reported a bumper summer for sales, as the demand for delivery rose with the soaring temperatures. Retail News Retail Technology Retailer News Snappy Shopper

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