Fri.May 20, 2022

Click Central closes after strategic review

Inside Retail

Australian online marketplace Click Central closed on Friday as its owners decided to redirect resources to its other online platforms.

Why do Brits love online shopping?

Retail Focus

Online shopping has revolutionised how we consume goods and has also changed how businesses and companies market and sell their products and services. It has even eliminated the need for a shop front altogether. . But why do Brits, in particular, love online shopping?

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Lockers: The New Unexpected Star Of Workspace Design

All Work

Lockers can be used to define spaces and create boundaries between work and non-work areas. . Hybrid work is driving the desire for personalisation and keyless access. People are also establishing boundaries to create a clearer distinction between work and life.

Kohl’s Sale Looks Bleaker Now: Report

VMS

Observers of a potential Kohl’s acquisition say enthusiasm for a deal has waned after the retailer turned in a shoddy sales update, the New York Post reports. The department store chain reported a 5.2% drop in comparable sales as consumers tightened their wallets amid creeping inflation.

How the Elizabeth line was designed

DesignWeek

The Elizabeth line is set to open on 24 May at 6:30am, covering over 100km from the west of London (Reading and Heathrow) to the east of the city (Shenfield and Abbey Wood).

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Slow Hand Design exhibition showcases a sustainable evolution of Thai design

Design Wanted

The Slow Hand Design exhibition returns to Milan Design Week this year to present an international showcase of recipients of the DEmark award, Thailand’s most prestigious […].

How the Elizabeth line was designed

DesignWeek

The Elizabeth line is set to open on 24 May at 6:30am, covering over 100km from the west of London (Reading and Heathrow) to the east of the city (Shenfield and Abbey Wood).

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Intermission branding calls time on unsustainable coffee

DesignWeek

Fieldwork Facility has looked to design a coffee shop with a conscience for Intermission, by focusing its brand on people and the planet.

An eye-opening installation reflecting the ecological price of our data usage

Design Wanted

Widely known for his artworks that create awareness, ecological artist Thijs Biersteker brilliantly presents an art installation ‘MB>CO2’ – shedding light on the hidden impact generated […].

Intermission branding calls time on unsustainable coffee

DesignWeek

Fieldwork Facility has looked to design a coffee shop with a conscience for Intermission, by focusing its brand on people and the planet.

Design and plastic recycling: interview with Icelandic design studio Plastplan

Design Wanted

Strongly emphasizing on the belief that recycled plastic holds a lot of potential – Plastplan is a design and plastic recycling studio based in Reykjavík and […]. The post Design and plastic recycling: interview with Icelandic design studio Plastplan appeared first on DesignWanted.

The Container Store Plotting 76 New Stores by 2027

VMS

The Container Store (Coppell, TX) is planning to open 76 new stores by the end of fiscal 2027, the company announced as part of its fiscal Q4 sales report. Those new doors include smaller-format locations in Colorado Springs, CO and Salem, NH, which will cut their ribbons in the second half of 2022.

Rustlers adds another burger to its range

Talking Retail

Rustlers is expanding its cook-in-box range with a Peri Peri Chicken Tenders Burger. The new burger is intended to provide customers with more choice and has a recommended retail price of £2.75.

Joules - BCO Award Winner

Edge

Joules Head office in Market Harborough is now a BCO Regional ‘Corporate Workplace’ winner! Joule’s Head office, in the words of Founder Tom Joule, “has taken Joules back to its roots and given the brand a platform for the future”.

Co-op launches walking deliveries and latest robot trial

E Delevry

Co-op has announced the latest rollout of its robot delivery trials with the introduction of the service in Cambridge, as well as revealing the rollout of ‘walking deliveries’ It says it will be the first UK supermarket to offer walking deliveries for households and workplaces up to a 15 minute walk from its stores.

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Hannam Berg café by yolllley studio

Retail Design Blog

The very first outpost of coffee parlour Hannam Berg in Seoul – mind you, the hospitality format has already spawned. hotels & restaurants café ceiling window counter pavilion rooftop

Lowest consumer confidence for nearly 50 years

Talking Retail

A consumer confidence monitor that has been running since 1974 recorded its lowest-ever score this month. The well-established GfK index was down to -40 for May, meaning consumers are less confident now than at any time for nearly half a century.

AfterShip Offices by Joe Ho Associates

Retail Design Blog

Joe Ho Associates found a relaxed sophistication in their design for the AfterShip offices in Shenzhen, China. As a technology. office & healthcare office plants

Bestway makes £250,000 effort for Queen’s jubilee

Talking Retail

Wholesaler Bestway has launched a £250,00 promotional campaign for the Queen’s platinum jubilee, involving all its depots. The Majestic Palace campaign, run in conjunction with all Bestway’s suppliers, sees large, pre-fabricated palaces set up within the main thoroughfare of each of its depots.

Greenfield Jazz Collection by Alice Macarova

Retail Design Blog

A collection is inspired by the Jazz AgeTune on the wave of jazz, feel the unique rhythms of big cities. branding Packaging tea

Surprise jump in April sales led by booze and tobacco, says ONS

Talking Retail

Sales of alcohol and tobacco were the main cause of a surprising rise in UK retail sales in April. Sales volumes jumped 1.4% last month, following a fall of 1.2% in March, despite the inflationary pressure on consumers.

203 Masaryk PH Offices by Álvaro Hernández Félix Studio

Retail Design Blog

A striped wood wall and a crispy travertine marble floor, a very mid-sixties modern Mexican style, are the frame for. office & healthcare glass doors office recycled

Independent retail could do even better with food-to-go, says data analyst

Talking Retail

Wholesale data specialist TWC says that independent convenience stores are not increasing their food-to-go sales as much as they could.

Sip sip hooray! Celebrate the Jubilee with Eton Mess flavoured Gin

Retail Times

Just in time for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Majestic is selling a limited edition Cotswolds Platinum Jubilee Gin (46% ABV) inspired by tastes of the iconic British dessert Eton Mess.

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Women in Architecture exhibition at the Danish Architecture Center

Retail Design Blog

The Danish Architecture Center (DAC) has opened its latest exhibition titled “Women in Architecture”, which showcases the contributions made by. exhibit design exhibition

The UK’s greenest businesses – who are they and why are they so sustainable?

Retail Times

With scientists sounding increasing levels of alarm over the state of the global climate, and the public demanding climate action from their leaders, it’s not just governments who need to step up and act. Businesses must also do their part and go green, but how is it best they proceed?

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How to Create a Profitable Trade Show Program

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

A profitable trade show program begins with your WHY. First, let’s talk about the challenges of developing a profitable trade show program. For one thing, trade shows are expensive to produce. For another, attendance has been down since 2020.

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How to start a retail business: step-by-step guide

Retail Times

If you're planning on starting a retail business in 2022, you're not the only one. A record number of e-commerce stores such as Addison Bay launched last year, while the number of brick-and-mortar stores has also been growing at a breakneck pace. Retail News Retailer News retail business

23 Simple Steps for a Profitable Trade Show Program

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

?? Build your booth in three clicks. A profitable trade show program begins with your WHY. First, let’s talk about the challenges of developing a profitable trade show program. For one thing, trade shows are expensive to produce. For another, attendance has been down since 2020.

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