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Why Jordan Gogos is the Australian fashion industry’s Trojan horse

Inside Retail

Since his debut at Australian Fashion Week (AFW) in 2021, Jordan Gogos and his eponymous label Iordanes Spyridian Gogos have become a mainstay on the AFW calendar. In his fourth consecutive AFW runway titled “The Woven Trojan Horse”, the multi-disciplinary artist and fashion designer brought together a cohort of iconic Australian fashion talent to collaborate on the collection, including Jenny Bannister, Akira Isogawa and Jenny Kee.

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New Look invests £3.3m to upgrade Greater Manchester store estate

Retail Focus

New Look has today announced a £3.3m investment to upgrade and improve its stores in Greater Manchester, strengthening its commitment to its store estate and wider omnichannel strategy. The retailer will initially trial several initiatives in its 20 stores in the area over the next 12 months to create a blueprint for further improvements across its wider estate.

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Bevilles proves a drag on Michael Hill Australian business

Inside Retail

Jeweller Michael Hill ‘s sales rose 4 per cent year over year in the first half, amid growth in Australia and Canada. The retailer witnessed an Australian sales increase of 10.2 per cent, driven by the inclusion of the Bevilles brand. However, Michael Hill noted that Bevilles has not met sales expectations and was further impacted by the relocation announcement and systems integration process.

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From artisan business to renowned brand – The story of BertO

Design Wanted

Today, many artisans face the challenge of staying relevant in the ever-evolving design landscape. The most demanding task, however, is maintaining their identity while striving for […] The post From artisan business to renowned brand – The story of BertO appeared first on DesignWanted.

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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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How cultural codes can help brands move past low prices with confidence

Inside Retail

Who doesn’t love a bargain? Some of Australia’s biggest and best retailers define themselves by everyday low prices. But low prices, as Bunnings knows all too well, ‘are just the beginning’ Value for money doesn’t have to be a war for the bottom line, or about priming consumers to purchase when they get a discount or when items are on sale.

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Peter Jones unveils world-exclusive new rose to mark Chelsea Flower Show

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Flower power will be extending well beyond the world’s greatest flower show this week – with Chelsea’s Peter Jones department store creating the most extravagant and challenging window display in the branch’s history.

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Gubi opens first UK showroom in London townhouse takeover

Dezeen

A Georgian townhouse filled with period details is now Gubi House London, the first dedicated showroom that the furniture brand has opened outside Denmark. Gubi partnered with Danish surface design studio File Under Pop to reimagine the listed building as a showspace for its collection, which includes furniture by designers such as GamFratesi and Space Copenhagen.

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AESG appoints Daniel King to lead Cost Management division in UAE

Design Middleeast

Daniel King, Regional Director – Middle East, Cost Management, AESG King, an industry veteran of over two decades who joins AESG, brings unmatched expertise in pre-contract and large-scale project cost management Building on the momentum of more than double year-on-year growth for its Cost Management service line, AESG , a leading international consultancy, engineering and advisory firm founded in the UAE, today announced its appointment of Daniel King for this rapidly expanding Cost Management

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Embodying the luxury industry’s commitment to waste reduction

Design Wanted

Designed by Giulia Delpiano and Corrado Conti from the architectural studio ovre.design, and manufactured by FMG Shapes, the INFINITO sink is a tribute to sustainable luxury. […] The post Embodying the luxury industry’s commitment to waste reduction appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Kristina Zanic designs Sofitel Al Hamra

Design Middleeast

Kristina Zanic designs Sofitel Al Hamra Beach resort renovation introduces Sofitel’s first property in Ras Al Khaimah designed by Kristina Zanic Kristina Zanic Consultants has brought a touch of French flair to Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, unveiling exquisite interiors for the city’s first Sofitel property. The design studio has crafted interiors that blend classic sophistication with contemporary allure for the new Sofitel Al Hamra Beach Resort.

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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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Optimizing Operational Efficiency for Refrigeration Supplies Distributors

Parcel Pending

The HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration) industry is evolving, and distributors must keep up with the latest trends to remain competitive. In this blog, we’ll discuss the current state of the HVAC/R market, share tips for how a refrigeration supply distributor can improve parts and supply distribution , and highlight how parcel lockers can transform operational efficiency for your business. 2024 HVAC/R Market Trends The HVAC market is booming and is expected t

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WE HAVE EXPANDED TO BETTER SERVE YOU!

Bish

This expansion reflects our vision of growth. We couldn’t do this without you, our team, and everyone who believed in us throughout the years. The post WE HAVE EXPANDED TO BETTER SERVE YOU! appeared first on Bish Creative.

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Blending creativity with social responsibility in Design – Interview with U-ak

Design Wanted

Since 2016, Marta Pascual’s studio, U-ak, has focused on social integration through design. By collaborating with vulnerable groups, such as immigrant women in Spain, she creates […] The post Blending creativity with social responsibility in Design – Interview with U-ak appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Spotlight on online business marketing strategies

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Effective online marketing strategies are very important for businesses aiming to maximise their reach and profitability. The vast landscape of the internet offers numerous platforms and techniques to connect with a target audience.

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI

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Q3 Architects: Quality-driven designs with Shadi Abdelsalam

Design Middleeast

Shadi Abdelsalam, Design Director and Co-Founder of Q3 Architects Shadi Abdelsalam, Design Director and Co-Founder of Q3 Architects, discusses design philosophy, sustainability, challenges, and future goals What is the guiding design philosophy at Q3 Architects? Architecture | Science | Technology. Welcome to our architecture and urban design studio, where we seamlessly blend the realms of science, architecture, and technology to create an extraordinary customer experience.

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Retail Times Q&A with Antler managing director, Kirsty Glenne

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! British luggage brand Antler has launched the brand’s first bespoke retail activation since its rebrand in 2023, with an exclusive pop up in Selfridges London. The pop up coincides with Antler’s 110th anniversary and is the exclusive in store debut of the new Icon Collection.

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Waitrose celebrates everything that’s GOOD right now with new summer campaign

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Waitrose and creative partners Saatchi & Saatchi have launched a new campaign, GOOD Right Now. With multiple executions set to land throughout the summer, the work celebrates the moments where food is at its most spontaneous, flexible, informal and effortless – quite simply, all that is GOOD Right Now.

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Morrisons becomes first UK Supermarket to rollout Podback coffee pod recycling scheme across UK stores

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! In an effort to make coffee pod recycling easier and accessible for the UK, Morrisons has announced a nationwide roll-out of dedicated coffee pod collection points in more than 350 stores nationwide in partnership with Podback, the pod recycling service.

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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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PayPoint launches retailer survey 2024

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Today, PayPoint announces the opening of its annual survey across the company’s 28,000 strong UK retailer partner network. The survey invites PayPoint retailer partners to give direct feedback to the company on overall customer experience and satisfaction, as well as suggestions on how to evolve its operations.

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Award-winning babycare brand Rascals launches new packaging for nappies, nappy pants and wipes

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Rascal + Friends, an award-winning brand in premium babycare enters an exciting new chapter as it unveils its brand refresh to the world, alongside a new shortened name “Rascals” Founded in 2016 by a mother of four in New Zealand, Rascals quickly found success by providing a range of premium nappies, pants and wipes that were […] If you

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Gordon Ramsay Restaurants brings Bread Street Kitchen & Bar to 10,000sq ft Pavilion at Lendlease’s Stratford Cross

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Lendlease has confirmed the signing of Gordon Ramsay Restaurants at Stratford Cross’ landmark Pavilion building. The 10,000sq ft space will house the 6th London opening of Gordon Ramsay’s popular Bread Street Kitchen & Bar.

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Rowse Honey brings back fan-favourite ‘Hot Honey’ in Waitrose exclusively – for a limited time only

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Rowse Honey, the UK’s favourite honey brand, is bringing the heat early this year with a limited-edition relaunch of its sizzling ‘Hot Honey’, available now exclusively at Waitrose, in-store or online. Irresistibly feisty, Rowse Hot Honey infuses 100% pure and natural honey with Birds Eye and Guajillo chillies for the ultimate swicy (sweet and spicy) [&#

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Get MACH Ready with Orium, Commercetools, and Contentstack

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Wilkinson Sword rebrands following largest brand investment in recent history

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Wilkinson Sword, the 250-year-old British heritage shaving brand that is part of the Edgewell portfolio, has rebranded to breathe new life into the shaving category. This includes a bold and provocative new brand positioning – called ‘The Blade Masters since 1772’ – as well as new packaging, new communications and a modern look and feel […] If you

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Alex James expands Britpop range with Rosé and Elderflower Spritz

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Blur bassist, farmer and award-winning cheese maker Alex James has expanded his range of Britpop sparkling wine with a Rosé and Elderflower Spritz. James previewed the new lines at the 42nd Laithwaites Wine Festival at London’s Olympia last week (17-18th May 2024).

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Waitrose launches new summer menu in 130 cafés

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Waitrose is delivering a taste of summer instore with its refreshed seasonal café menu, boasting an array of summer favourites such as Fish Tacos with chipotle slaw as well as an American Style Salt Beef Flatbread and Chicken & Pesto Ciabatta.

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lululemon to relocate and upsize its flagship store within The Yards, Covent Garden

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! lululemon has announced plans to grow their community in London, through the relocation to a larger, more prominent retail space on Long Acre. Opened in 2014, the Covent Garden store was lululemon’s first London store, and the new space, located one minute from the current store, will be more than double the square footage at […] If you want more 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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graze launches brand new Snack Packs for ‘on-the-go’

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! graze, the UK’s leading healthy snacking brand, has announced the launch of the new Snack Pack Crunch multipack, providing Brits with a perfect on-the-go and healthy snacking option. Available in two delicious flavours – Smoky Barbecue and Marmite – the Snack Packs are convenient, portion-controlled, and come as a response to the rise in cons

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Lost Sheep Coffee launches barista quality ready to drink iced coffee, traceable from farm to can

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! With Ready to Drink Coffee trending, Lost Sheep Coffee – the brand behind the UK’s first speciality grade airtight Nespresso Compatible Eco Pods – is launching a new range of barista quality, speciality grade ready to drink canned iced coffees that can be traced from farm to can.

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Dobbies unveils the ultimate guide to hosting the perfect Euros summer garden party

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! As the excitement builds for the Euros, Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre, announces its guide to the ultimate summer garden party experience. With Scotland’s entry into the tournament on 14 June and England quickly following on the 16 June, Dobbies presents expert tips and top-quality products to ensure your garden is the perfect spot [̷

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M&S partners with Polytag for nationwide packaging recycling scheme

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Leading recycling technology firm, Polytag, has announced UK retailer, M&S, as a founding member of its Polytag Ecotrace Programme an initiative set to optimise the tracing and recycling of single-use plastic packaging in the UK.

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From Data to Decisions: Maximizing Retail Potential With AI

Discover how retailers are transforming data into actionable insights for growth. By leveraging data and analytics to their potential, retailers can enhance decision-making, improve customer experiences, and streamline operations to stay ahead of the competition. From Data to Decisions: Maximizing Retail Potential With AI, authored by Orium, commercetools, and Google Cloud, demonstrates how businesses can unify and activate data across the tech stack to achieve retail excellence and create growt