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US Polo Assn makes its Australian debut

Inside Retail

US Polo Assn has partnered with Brand Machine Group to launch an Australian retail website that will feature seasonal collections that reimagine classic fashion for the modern era. The website launch follows the opening of its first showroom in Sydney as BMG expands into Asia Pacific. “As an official apparel partner of US Polo Assn, we’ve eagerly awaited the opportunity to extend our fast-expanding global reach into the dynamic Australian market and share our brand with more consumers arou

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What to do about loss prevention in retail

Retail Focus

While perhaps not the nicest of subjects to talk about, loss prevention is one of the most important topics when it comes to retail environments. Unfortunately, theft and shop lifting are issues that cause regular issues for all retailers, in some cases even on a daily basis, and leave them out of pocket. Most stores will already have measures in place to deter and prevent theft as much as they can, with some of the most common options including CCTV cameras, security staff and metal detectors a

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What’s ‘lost conversion opportunity’ costing you?

Inside Retail

A recent independent study commissioned by Shopify suggests that poor checkout experience can cost retailers up to 3.6 per cent of annual GMV. It’s been a long road for commerce platform Shopify, in its 10-year pursuit to convert (no pun intended) non-believers of the platform’s suitability in Enterprise retail. After years of successfully onboarding global brands like Heinz and Kylie Cosmetics, and homeground powerhouses like JB Hi-Fi, Shopify’s position as a – if not ‘the’ – serious cont

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MINISO Opens its First Ever Blue Store at Bluewater Shopping Centre

Retail Focus

Get ready for a new retail experience as MINISO , the global lifestyle retailer, has opened its first blue retail destination at Bluewater Shopping Centre in Dartford, Kent. Located on the Lower Thames Walk, opposite Foot Locker, MINISO has officially opened its doors. Boasting a variety of products to suit everyone, the new store spans over 2,000 sq ft and features MINISO’s best-selling products, including popular blind boxes, the softest plushies, affordable homewares, and charming acces

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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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The Hermes of yoga? Premium sportswear brands enjoy rapid growth in China

Inside Retail

Premium sportswear brands are enjoying robust growth in China as they take to directly courting their main customers, posing yet another setback to megabrands Nike and Adidas as they grapple with local competitors in the $55 billion sportswear market. Sportswear is a rare bright spot in China’s sluggish consumer market, as health and wellness have become a priority for aspirational, middle class consumers post-pandemic, with many people getting into activities such as yoga, hiking and runn

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And the winner is…Pininfarina’s human-centered approach to trophy design

Design Wanted

At the heart of Pininfarina‘s illustrious legacy lies a commitment to human-centered design—a philosophy deeply rooted in the belief that innovation and technology should serve to […] The post And the winner is…Pininfarina’s human-centered approach to trophy design appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Dmitri Jajich to lead structural engineering at KPM after 24 years at SOM

Design Middleeast

KPM is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dmitri Jajich as the new Global Director of Structures. With an illustrious career spanning 24 years at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), Dmitri brings a wealth of experience and an impressive track record in structural engineering to KPM. His appointment marks a significant milestone in KPM’s journey towards engineering excellence, in the Middle East and UK markets.

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Tasmania plans new laws to protect retail staff

Inside Retail

Tasmania’s government is to pass a new law to protect frontline workers, including retail employees from being physically attacked. According to the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), Tasmania will join SA, NSW, the NT, WA, and Victoria in enacting legislation in response to the rising occurrence of customer hostility and assault. Harder penalties will be imposed, and under the new Tasmanian regulations.

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FanDuel Offices by Unispace

Retail Design Blog

Unispace partnered with FanDuel to design a vibrant, flexible 65,000 square-foot office in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market, reflecting a disruptive.

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The Flava People x Diageo UK collaborate to dreate liquid gold: the new Baileys Caramel Sauce

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The Flava People, experts in creating innovative brand-led licenced food products, is expanding its partnership with Diageo UK to create liquid gold – a non-alcoholic Baileys Caramel Sauce. A continuation of Baileys pursuit of pleasure, it combines the unmistakable flavour of Baileys with an irresistibly smooth caramel.

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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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ramencraft restaurant by SOA architekti

Retail Design Blog

Quite similar to coffee, ramen has gained an extensive global reach, becoming even a culinary routine in the lifestyle of.

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Sara Cox launches Wine Collection in partnership with Perfect Cellar

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Perfect Cellar, the UK’s fastest-growing online wine retailer and a recipient of “Best Small Online Retailer” by Decanter, is thrilled to announce a ground-breaking partnership with Broadcaster, Presenter and Author, Sara Cox.

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Poetry Gin by Studio Boam

Retail Design Blog

Creation of a complete graphic universe linked to the world of art, poetry and nature. Poetry Gin is the art.

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The Flava People x Diageo UK collaborate to create liquid gold: the new Baileys Caramel Sauce

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The Flava People, experts in creating innovative brand-led licenced food products, is expanding its partnership with Diageo UK to create liquid gold – a non-alcoholic Baileys Caramel Sauce. A continuation of Baileys pursuit of pleasure, it combines the unmistakable flavour of Baileys with an irresistibly smooth caramel.

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI

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CAAA restaurant by External Reference

Retail Design Blog

The restaurant CAAA by Pietro Catalano, located in the city of Lucerne in Switzerland, is a project that not only.

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Streamlining the Process: Tips for Obtaining Building Permits in The Lower Mainland

Fuhrmann Construction

Getting a building permit can seem like navigating a maze. But, with the right approach, you can streamline this process. First up is your site plan; it’s more than just a sketch.It requires features like scale and direction to pass scrutiny by authorities on the first try. Sometimes doing it yourself works, but hiring experts or surveyors might save time for complex projects.

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3 Key Takeaways from Rob Zinsky’s Quadient Connects Session on Harnessing the Power of Campus Hub in Higher Education

Parcel Pending

The landscape of mailing and shipping requirements in the private and public sectors has experienced significant changes in recent years. As these needs evolve, there is a growing demand for modern, convenient, and flexible processes, particularly for on-campus delivery. Many campus mailing service centers are experiencing the strain caused by the rising number of deliveries for students, faculty, and staff.

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Key Considerations for Managing Your Lease and Tenant Improvement Projects:

Fuhrmann Construction

When starting tenant improvement projects, several key factors need attention. First, planning demands a deep look into what the space must achieve for business needs. Talking with landlords early helps clarify expectations and lease terms critical to project success. Reviewing the lease agreement carefully ensures understanding of responsibilities about improvements and cost-sharing possibilities.

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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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Can Industrial Design be a mainstream topic? Meet the Italian Caffé Design

Design Wanted

Caffè Design is an Italian podcast that delves into the world of design. The problem arises when people discuss design, as they tend to activate their […] The post Can Industrial Design be a mainstream topic? Meet the Italian Caffé Design appeared first on DesignWanted.

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White Stuff launches in the US

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! British lifestyle and fashion brand White Stuff will be launching in the US this summer, stepping up its international expansion plans through its growing wholesale business. Rolling out from June through a number of wholesale retail partners, shoppers in 7 US states* will be able to access a curated collection of womenswear from White Stuff, including [

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Leap, a more than 85% bio-based material made with upcycled apple waste

Design Wanted

Founded in 2017 by Hannah Michaud and Mikael Eydt, Copenhagen-based Beyond Leather Materials has always been dedicated to pushing the boundaries of material science forward to become […] The post Leap, a more than 85% bio-based material made with upcycled apple waste appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Sports Direct Euros campaign – football fever’s rising

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Sports Direct, Europe’s biggest retailer of sports and fitness footwear, clothing and equipment, is launching its 2024 summer campaign, Football Fever Starts Here, featuring some of Europe’s biggest football stars and legends, including Conor Gallagher, Jordan Pickford, Rúben Dias and Ian Wright.

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Get MACH Ready with Orium, Commercetools, and Contentstack

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Maximum Impact: The Power of POP Displays

Bay Cities

Discover the power of Point-of-Purchase (POP) displays to boost sales, enhance brand visibility, and engage consumers with creative, strategic designs.

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Costa Coffee brews up a special treat for Father’s Day with an exclusive gift card online offer

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Costa Coffee, The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop is toasting all the remarkable father figures with a gift card promotion that’s sure to enhance celebrating your loved ones this Father’s Day. From today (10th of June 2024), customers who purchase a Costa Coffee Gift Card online valued between £20-£39 won’t just be giving the joy of a […] If you wa

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Matthews Cotswold Flour secures Waitrose listing with Cotswold Pizza Flour

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Matthews Cotswold Flour is delighted to announce that its Cotswold Pizza Flour will be available from Waitrose stores nationwide, from early June. Bertie Matthews, managing director of Matthews Cotswold Flour explains: “We are thrilled to put this fantastic flour on the shelves of Waitrose stores across the country.

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Lavazza launches Iced Ready To Drink range of coffee

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Lavazza is pleased to announce the launch of its new range of Iced Ready To Drink Coffee cans. The collection offers four varieties of cold coffee inspired by Italian recipes, including Espresso and Milk, Caffè Latte, Cappuccino and a limited-edition Protein can, all made with 100% Arabica and semi-skimmed milk.

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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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Sports Direct unveils expanded store at Junction 32

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Yorkshire’s outlet destination, Junction 32, is thrilled to announce the leading sports retailer, Sports Direct’s new relocation and upsized store. The newly renovated 7,000 sq ft. Sports Direct store, owned by international retail group, Frasers Group, is set to open its doors on Friday 7th June.

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Starbucks launches debut RTD protein range

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Starbucks is releasing a debut protein drink as part of its ready-to-drink range with Starbucks® Protein Drink with Coffee (RSP £2.75). Offering the delicious flavour you’d expect from the UK’s number one RTD chilled coffee brand, with the added benefit of being a convenient, high-protein beverage, the innovation can be enjoyed on-the-go to support activ

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American Golf hails new generation of ‘Game Changers’ flying the flag for inclusivity

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! American Golf, the UK’s leading golf retailer, is celebrating a new generation of golfing trailblazers who are opening up the game to a diverse range of new players. Committed to driving inclusivity, these are the fearless fairway pioneers who are challenging preconceptions of what a typical golfer is.

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Nearly 40% of UK retailers fail to meet delivery times – new report finds

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! A new study, carried out by post-purchase customer experience provider parcelLab and e-commerce customer care – and fulfilment specialist Salesupply, highlights significant gaps in delivery reliability, tracking transparency and customer service automation for major UK retailers, as well as disappointing shipping fees.

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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