Fri.Dec 08, 2023

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Government set to regulate digital platforms

Inside Retail

The Australian Government has agreed in principle to a proposed set of competition and consumer laws designed to address harms caused by digital platforms. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) recommended these laws last year, seeking mandatory codes of conduct for certain digital platforms to prevent anti‑competitive practices such as self-preferencing and tying.

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this streetwear store in riyadh immerses you in digital waterfalls and oasis displays

Design Boom

designed by external reference, the store translates water's physical morphology and converts it into parametric sculptures and virtual digital simulations. The post this streetwear store in riyadh immerses you in digital waterfalls and oasis displays appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The luxury brands being lit by sustainable retail lighting

Retail Focus

The Bicester Collection, created and operated by Value Retail, is a family of 11 luxury shopping destinations in Europe, the UK and China, and soon in the US. Locations include distinguished retail spaces like Maasmechelen Village near Brussels, Kildare Village near Dublin, and Bicester Village near London. A staggering 41 million people shopped and dined at a The Bicester Collection in 2022!

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Dunelm’s first store at Atria Watford opens its doors

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Dunelm, the UK’s leading homewares retailer, has opened the doors to its new store at Atria Watford, one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations. The opening marks Dunelm’s182nd store and its first shopping centre location.

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The Personalization Playbook: 2024 Strategies

Did you know—74% of IT leaders are looking to improve their tech stack to offer better personalization? It’s impossible to ignore the importance of personalization, but it comes with challenges. How do you do it with a tight budget? What about customer privacy and the use of data? The Personalization Playbook is packed with research and insights from Orium, Talon.One, and Bloomreach and gives IT leaders answers to these tough questions, helping them shape 2024 strategies for personalization.

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David M Robinson opens city debut TAG Heuer boutique at Liverpool ONE

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced that British luxury jewellery retailer, David M Robinson (DMR), has opened its new boutique at Liverpool ONE , in partnership with Swiss watch brand, TAG Heuer. The launch of the 3,600 sq ft store on South John Street marks the first partnership of its kind for TAG Heuer and DMR in the city and the largest TAG Heuer Boutique in the UK, adding to the destination’s extensive portfolio of well-renowned, luxury watch and jewellery brands.

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Toast Year of the Dragon with Berry Bros. & Rudd’s winter release

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Britain’s oldest curator of spirits and wine, Berry Bros. & Rudd, is set to conclude its 325th anniversary year with a final seasonal release of whiskies and rums including a special Lunar New Year bottling.

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Four Principles For Designing A Retail Space

RetailMinded

Design is a key aspect of setting up a retail space, as the aesthetic appeal of a business can greatly improve its chances of success. This is because retail stores that are created with their customers and design trends in mind are typically inviting and interesting to look at, which encourages people to come in and make a purchase. Here are four principles for designing a retail space, all of which can help you optimize your space to attract more customers.

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Business and Human Rights – could the UK adopt mandatory human rights due diligence?

Eye on ESG

On 28 November 2023, Baroness Young of Hornsey introduced the Commercial Organisations and Public Authorities Duty (Human Rights and Environment) Bill (the “ Bill ”) to the House of Lords. If passed, the Bill would introduce mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence (“ HREDD ”) into UK law. The description of “reasonable” HREDD set out in the Bill is consistent with the standards set out in the UN Guiding Principles and existing and draft legislation in other jurisdictions (includi

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JET announces major nine-site deal with top 50 indie JP&S Servicess

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! JET consolidates a year of growth with the announcement of a new nine-site deal with top 50 Indie JP&S Servicess Limited. The deal, announced today, includes the re-signing of four existing JET sites – meaning that the 13-strong portfolio of JP&S sites will all be within the JET network by the end of 2024.

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Jarrolds acquires RDM Distribution Limited enabling next-day delivery

E Delevry

Norfolk-based department store Jarrolds has acquired next-day delivery courier RDM Distribution, its first investment in the logistics sector which will allow its customers to select next day delivery from anywhere in the country. RDM Distribution Limited is a family-run business which fulfils deliveries across the UK and beyond. The deal comes following the retirement of RDM’s directors.

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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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Structural elements play a leading role in the interior design of this apartment

Design Wanted

Led by architect Luca Remigio, the Remigio Architects team has recently expanded its project portfolio with a private residence: Capolago 12, situated in the heart of […] The post Structural elements play a leading role in the interior design of this apartment appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Raleigh and Boots unveil exclusive gift sets in new partnership

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Raleigh, the iconic British bicycle brand, has announced an exciting partnership with Boots, the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. This exciting collaboration introduces a range of Raleigh gift sets that are now available at Boots stores and online, just in time for the festive season.

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Video highlights from the biggest celebration- Design Middle East Awards 2023

Design Middleeast

The Design Middle East Awards created a history. We hosted the biggest celebration, with old friends, new acquaintances, and people just starting out in the industry. Clearly, the most spectacular celebration party yet, and we want to thank you all for making it so memorable!

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Cocoa Canopy’s Smooth Milk and Rich Dark Blends Join Ocado

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Ocado is now stocking Cocoa Canopy’s Smooth Milk and Great Taste Award Winning Rich Dark drinking chocolate beads! To celebrate the launch both bead blends will be on an introductory offer at 20% off for just £4.92 until the 27 December.

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Planning the Architecture of Your Modular DXP

Are you considering moving away from a monolith platform and over to composable architecture? Join experts from Google Cloud, GroupBy, and Orium as they discuss the benefits of moving to a modular digital experience platform. In this masterclass, uncover key indicators that show your brand is ready for a modular DXP, and learn how to lay the foundation for composable commerce.

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ISA Sign Expo

Drytac

Drytac is looking forward to being at the ISA Sign Expo in Orlando. FL with various partners throughout the show. Contact us below to set up a meeting. Contact Us Form " * " indicates required fields Name * Company * Email * Telephone * Address * Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain

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Tesco upgrades pigs in blankets from a traditional trimming to a celebrated centrepiece

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Tesco has unveiled an enticing line up of pigs in blankets for Christmas 2023, including much loved classics, and exciting newcomers, from just £2.50. The range offers something for everyone to enjoy, featuring 10 different variations, including plant-based options, plus a brand new showstopper in the form of the Tesco Pigs in Blankets Topped Steak [R

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FESPA Global Print Expo

Drytac

Drytac is looking forward to being at FESPA in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with various partners throughout the show. Contact us below to set up a meeting. Contact Us Form " * " indicates required fields Name * Company * Email * Telephone * Address * Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahr

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre launches brick-tastic Christmas event

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! WHAT: A festive themed, brick-tastic scavenger hunt, featuring snow-stopping activities, a 4D cinema experience and two enchanting rides. WHERE: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester and Birmingham WHEN: Manchester – 25th November – 3rd January 2024 Birmingham –25th November – 24th December It’s time to brick the halls this Christmas at LEGOLAND Discovery

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How Personalized Customer Experiences Drive Retail Growth and Revenue

Speaker: Shaunna Bruton - Associate Director of Product Strategy at Orium | Sam Panzer - Director of Industry Strategy at Talon.One | Frank Passantino - Director of Product Management at Bloomreach

More and more, customers are expecting a better personalized CX. But can retailers actually deliver? Data from McKinsey shows that companies that excel in personalization increase their revenue by 40%, but despite these numbers, retailers struggle to implement customer personalization strategies. So what are the potential solutions? Join us to gain a better understanding of the current retail landscape and learn what you can do to translate personalization strategies into practical implementatio

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C! Print

Drytac

Drytac is looking forward to being at C! Print in Lyon. France with various partners throughout the show. Contact us below to set up a meeting. Contact Us Form " * " indicates required fields Name * Company * Email * Telephone * Address * Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Banglad

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Aldi becomes first supermarket to pay colleagues at least £12 an hour

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Aldi is to become the first supermarket to guarantee all store and warehouse colleagues at least £12.00 an hour after confirming new rates of pay which take effect from 1 February 2024. The new minimum rate, which increases to £13.55 within the M25, makes Aldi the first supermarket to offer rates in line with the […] If you want more information Re

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Sign & Digital UK

Drytac

Drytac is looking forward to being in at SDUK in Birmingham, UK with various partners throughout the show. Contact us below to set up a meeting. Contact Us Form " * " indicates required fields Name * Company * Email * Telephone * Address * Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangla

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Forrester: offline and online retail sales to stabilise at pre-pandemic levels for the first time in 2024

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Forrester (Nasdaq: FORR) forecasts that total retail sales of Europe-5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK) will increase from €2.3 trillion in 2023 to reach €2.7 trillion in 2028 at a 2.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

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Retail's Next Frontier: Exploring and Proving the Value of AI

AI is everywhere. It’s in customer service interactions, product recommendations, marketing outreach, and yes, even commerce experiences. But not every use of AI provides the same value to your brand. In this masterclass, experts from Constructor, commercetools, Contentstack, and Orium discuss how AI can complement your composable tech stack and help bring in immediate ROI.

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AI predicts what future Christmas wish lists will look like

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Kids’ Christmas wish lists are ever evolving, with the days of crossing off toys from the Argos catalogues long gone. What some kids are wishing for today would’ve been unimaginable 50 years ago, so what gifts can we predict for the future?

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Accoldade Wines appoints Derek Nicol as managing director, Europe

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Accolade Wines is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Nicol to the position of managing director, Europe. This follows the resignation of Caroline Thompson-Hill to pursue an opportunity in the UK retail sector.

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Appetite for plastic free Advent Calendars grows among Brits

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Consumer appetite for alternative advent calendars is contributing to an increase in plastic free versions, according to DS Smith, a world leader in sustainable fiber-based packaging solutions. Data from the company shows that between 2019 and 2022, production of plastic free advent calendars jumped by over 200%.

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Starbucks creates 14 local jobs as new store opens in Peel’s Corby Retail Park

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! A new Starbucks store, operated by Queensway, opened at Peel’s Corby Retail Park on Thursday 7 December, creating 14 new jobs. Customers are invited to enjoy Starbucks Holiday menu, now back at Starbucks stores nationwide.

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2024’s Retail Odyssey: Going Small, Artificial, and Augmented!

Speaker: Kelly Goetsch - Chief Strategy Officer at Commercetools | Jason Cottrel - CEO & Founder at Orium | and guest speaker Brendan Witcher - VP, Principal Analyst at Forrester

Significant modifications are on the horizon for digital commerce in retail and customer experience come 2024. The pace of tech shifts will intensify, businesses are set to defund legacy solutions, and attractive opportunities will surface as social and retail media players join forces. To stay ahead of the curve, digital leaders are experimenting with less risky initiatives and scaling back on outdated projects that no longer yield impactful results.

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Biggest second-hand shopping Christmas to date: new research shows a third of us would gift second hand, up from 20% last year

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! According to new research released by Amazon, the British public are a nation of second-hand bargain hunters. More than half (53%) say they enjoy hunting for deals on second-hand items, with one third (34%) saying they always seek second-hand or refurbished offers first.

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