Thu.Nov 25, 2021

Aje Athletica launches flagship store in Westfield Sydney City

Inside Retail

Australian fashion label, Aje, has launched an Aje Athletica flagship store at Westfield Sydney City, with six more standalone locations scheduled to open across the country early next year. .

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Seven Dials Winter Festival

Retail Focus

The ‘Seven Dials Winter Festival’, is a three-day shopping, dining and cultural event that took place over the weekend from 19th-21st November, in the heart of London’s West End.

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Toymate to open Australia’s ‘largest toy store’ in the run up to Christmas

Inside Retail

Australian toy retailer Toymate is set to open “the largest toy store in Australia” early next month, standing at 2960 square metres.

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Pop Mart to open European flagship in Chinatown London

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has announced that leading art toy brand, Pop Mart, has selected Chinatown London for a European flagship and UK debut, and will be joined by Yolé, the world’s first no-sugar added ice cream and frozen yogurt brand.

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Step inside The Sensorium, Aesop’s new fragrance experience

Inside Retail

Luxury body and skincare brand Aesop has just unveiled its world-first fragrance experience, The Sensorium, within its Sydney flagship store. Inside, customers are invited to experience the luxury brand’s seven eaux de parfum.

Armani, Hugo Boss and Moss Bros take space in Grantham Designer Outlet Village

Retail Focus

As it builds momentum ahead of opening in 2023, the Grantham Designer Outlet Village has announced a suite of fashion and F&B brands that will take space in the premium outlet – alongside the news it will feature online sales platform Wishibam, a UK-first for outlet retail destinations.

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New South Wales retail to see restrictions ease next month

Inside Retail

Retailers in New South Wales will no longer need to enforce mandatory masks indoors, QR code check ins, or adhere to the current density limits as soon as the state hits 95 per cent vaccination rate or on December 15 – whatever comes first.

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Sales across Australia jump 4.9 per cent in October as lockdowns end

Inside Retail

Spending across Australia enjoyed a 4.9 per cent bump in October, as restrictions eased and allowed customers and retailers a chance to reconnect in-store. According to ABS data, the increase follows the 1.3 per cent growth seen in September and the months of falling sales prior.

Retailers warned of festive drinks shortages as delivery fears mount

Talking Retail

Retailers are being warned that supplies of alcohol brands are being hit by continuing driver shortages – presenting a major threat to festive drinks business.


Parlour X founder Eva Galambos on her life as a luxury fashion buyer

Inside Retail

Tastemaker and entrepreneur Eva Galambos first opened the doors to her luxury multi-brand boutique Parlour X in 2001 in Sydney, when she began introducing major international labels to Australian consumers, from Balenciaga to Vivienne Westwood. .

Reflections and shadows define Los Angeles Apple Store by Foster + Partners


Architecture studio Foster + Partners has designed an Apple Store in Los Angeles as "a dynamic hall of illusions" amplified by a mirrored ceiling that reflects rows of indoor trees.

Before burnout: A leader’s guide to self-care

Inside Retail

Leadership roles are taxing – mentally and physically – and it’s easy to get locked into unhealthy behaviour patterns.

Norwich City’s “progressive” new crest designed by SomeOne


Norwich City FC has unveiled a new crest for the first time in 50 years, as the football club looks to smooth out accessibility and technical digital issues.

Retail appointments of the week

Inside Retail

Canada Goose names new Asia-Pacific president. Canada Goose has appointed Paul Cadman as its new president for the Asia-Pacific region.

Marina Willer, Ilse Crawford among 2021 Royal Designers for Industry


Pentagram partner Marina Willer and interior designer Isle Crawford are among those who have been appointed as Royal Designers for Industry.

‘Not enough to stop paid advertising’: Inside Lush’s decision to quit social

Inside Retail

British beauty brand Lush made headlines this week over its decision to quit posting on four of the most popular social media platforms in the Western world – Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat. . While the move is expected to cost the company £10 million ($18.5

Rapid home delivery companies to join forces

Talking Retail

Two home shopping grocery operators are joining forces as competition in the rapid delivery sector intensifies.

Noni B, Rockmans launch online in the US

Inside Retail

Fashion chains Noni B and Rockmans have launched online in the US though dedicated e-commerce stores, and serve as the vanguard of owner Mosaic Brand’s international expansion.

Big Bang Mega

Retail Design Blog

To kick this project off, we conducted an extensive fieldwork through behavioural monitoring of customers at different times of the. store design experiential interior retail retail design

This Christmas, give your business the gift of hiring

Inside Retail

As a business owner and especially in our current environment, my mind is constantly focused on seeking competitive advantage.

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Tiger Tiger unveils new-look Chinese sauces and ingredients

Talking Retail

Pan-Asian food brand Tiger Tiger has unveiled a new look for its range of Chinese sauces and ingredients. The new packaging features a cream and gold design, gold-coloured lids and dual language labelling featuring Chinese characters.

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Canada Goose names new Asia-Pacific president

Inside Retail

Canada Goose has appointed Paul Cadman as its new president for the Asia-Pacific region. In his new role, Cadman will oversee the business’ activities including commercial, financial and marketing across Apac markets, including Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

One Stop raises a record amount in charity drive

Talking Retail

One Stop retailers and shoppers have raised a record £130,000-plus for the charity Children in Need in just six weeks. Virtually every store across its 900-strong estate took part in the fund-raising push with more than £60,000 raised in just one week.


Aldi unveils Christmas click and collect slots

E Delevry

With a month until Christmas Day, Aldi has opened up booking for slots for its Christmas click and collect service, which will be available in one-hour collection windows between 19 and 23 December.

Plastic bag collection service launched by Iceland

Talking Retail

Iceland has launched a plastic bag collection scheme for shoppers using its Food Warehouse outlets as part of its home delivery service. Drivers will collect old plastic bags from customers that will then be returned to the store and then to the local depot.


Fix Price opens first franchised store on Sakhalin Island

Retail Times

Fix Price, one of the leading variety value retailers globally and the largest in Russia, announces the opening of its first franchised store in the town of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on Sakhalin Island.

Online giant opens another till-free store in London

Talking Retail

Online giant Amazon is continuing its drive into the UK grocery market with the opening of its eighth till-free convenience outlet in London.

Central England Co-op partners with The Original Factory Shop in boost to Derbyshire town centre

Retail Times

Central England Co-op has enhanced its offering to its loyal customers and members at its Ripley Supermarket after partnering with the UK’s leading local, value brand retailer to open a new concession at the store creating seven new jobs. Retail News Retailer News Central England Co-op

Dirty money: how independent retailers can capitalise on the growth of post-Covid alternative payment methods

Talking Retail

Nick Horne, sales and commercial director for Suresite Group, discusses why the secret weapon for ensuring long-term custom for the independent retail and convenience sectors could lie with the acceptance of alternative payment methods.

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Funkin Cocktails serves up £1.2m advertising campaign

Retail Times

Funkin Cocktails (, the UK’s leading cocktail brand which makes great tasting cocktails available to all, whenever and wherever they are, is launching its festive advertising campaign, the biggest advertising investment the brand has made in its 22-year history.

Loro Piana, London

Retail Store Windows

We couldn't quite make out what this scheme is about when we first saw it from across the road, actually along Sloane street. The scheme makes quite an impact however as the lighting here is incredibly bright although of course this is difficult to appreciate in a still image.

Weetabix On The Go launches 1-litre pack to assist with family morning rush hour

Retail Times

The UK’s No. 1 breakfast drink, Weetabix On The Go, is targeting busy families at home and helping to meet shoppers’ needs for value with the introduction of a Family Pack range.


Dutch design duo Kiki + Joost on the power of co-creation

Design Wanted

Kiki and Joost invite us into their whimsical world to talk through their collaborative approach to unconventional design. Two of the most highly-acclaimed Dutch designers of the moment, Kiki van Eijk and Joost van Bleiswijk know a thing or two about working together.

Munchy Seeds targets cooks with new Lightly Toasted Range

Retail Times

Renowned for its sweet and savoury seed snacks, Munchy Seeds is now diversifying its offer with its totally unique new Lightly Toasted range aimed at cooks and bakers. Crisps and savoury snacks Ingredients Product Time Munchy Seeds

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Le Marche, By GroupDCA

Retail Design Blog

Le Marche is a one-stop-shop venue with branches across Gurugram and Delhi, which brings gourmet retail services to its patrons. store design

Eco-friendly deodorant brand announces new UK partnerships

Retail Times

Sustainable and natural deodorant brand Wild has secured partnerships with some of the UK’s leading supermarkets, retailers and department stores.

“Care For Your World”

Retail Design Blog

Design and implementation of the latest exhibition design of Kale, one of the leading companies in the ceramics and bathroom. exhibit design exhibition Exhibition Stand fair stand