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The ‘silent majority’ have a beef with brands. Here’s why

Inside Retail

Customers are becoming increasingly irritated by what they perceive to be aggressive sales approaches in digital marketing communications. According to a report from Customology, dubbed The Unspoken Customer, many consumers do not trust brands or their communications, therefore overly enthusiastic customer campaigns could be detrimental to businesses.

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van cleef & arpels opens nature-infused garden maison in seoul

Design Boom

nature gracefully permeates the structure, becoming a living landscape on each floor, from the façade to the rooftop. The post van cleef & arpels opens nature-infused garden maison in seoul appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Australia’s Toys ‘R’ Us to open physical stores in the UK

Inside Retail

Children’s goods retailer Toys ‘R’ Us has partnered with British retailer WHSmith to open nine high-street stores across the country. The partnership – led by the Australian-listed Toys ‘R’ Us company – follows last year’s launch of Toys’R’ Us UK e-commerce website which sells a broad assortment of toys and products. The new stores will feature dedicated sections by age, interest and category with interactive experiences along with a key range of products and activi

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A Sweet Partnership: FC Dadson and Tiff's Treats

FC Dadson

How Tiff's Treats Reduced Costs and Maintained a Premium Aesthetic Through a Strategic Millwork Partnership Picture this: you walk into a Tiff's Treats retail location, instantly greeted by the warm aroma of freshly baked cookies. The atmosphere is inviting, and the sleek, modern design adds to the premium experience. But have you ever wondered how Tiff's Treats maintains its high-quality aesthetic while keeping costs in check?

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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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Retailers will find it ‘difficult to absorb’ minimum wage rise

Inside Retail

Retail groups have warned of job cuts in the wake of today’s increase in the minimum wage – the size of which has been described by one industry body as “out of touch” The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has boosted the national minimum wage by 5.75 per cent from July 1, coupled with a scheduled 0.5 per cent boost in superannuation guarantee.

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5 refreshing drink rebrandings that are sure to catch your eye

Design Wanted

From Nendo to PepsiCo, The Coca-Cola Company, Jones Knowles Ritchie and OlssønBarbieri – today, brands and design studios are seamlessly adapting their approach and rebranding their […] The post 5 refreshing drink rebrandings that are sure to catch your eye appeared first on DesignWanted.

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“The Endless Time Machine” Meaningful Shopping Experience for the new generation

Retail Design Blog

The Youth Culture Hall is where young generations can experience a variety of lifestyles, bringing unique brands together. It has.

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First look: Inside Victoria’s Secret’s first Queensland store

Inside Retail

Victoria’s Secret has opened its first Queensland store at the Pacific Fair shopping centre on the Gold Coast. The new store, which joins more than 1350 Victoria’s Secret locations worldwide, offers beauty products including modern, fashion-inspired collections, fine fragrances, body care and loungewear. The design reflects the brand’s new Store of the Future retail strategy.

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NEW Product Alert! VorTex™ Stretch Eclipse® D250

Ultra Flex

VorTex Stretch Eclipse® D250 is a 7.37 oz polyester blockout material with a black back. VorTex Stretch Eclipse D250 is printable via direct dye-sublimation and UV and available in 126″ and 196″ widths. The vibrant print quality of VorTex Stretch Eclipse® D250 ensures that your blockout material will stand out and be noticed, while the 100% polyester composition provides a soft front side and slight stretch for easy installation.

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Retail’s returns challenge: How to balance customer demands and overheads

Inside Retail

Growing consumer expectations of free delivery and free returns are placing pressure on retailers who on one hand recognise customer demand, but on the other are trying to reduce their operating costs. Sophia Pope is the sales and customer success leader for Shipstation, a leading web-based order management and shipping software designed to help retailers efficiently process, fulfil and ship their e-commerce orders.

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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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At the RICE Expo, Bish Creative will unveil…

Bish

We are thrilled to announce that Bish Creative, the industry leader in retail innovation, will be attending the renowned RICE Expo at McCormick Place from June 13-15. The post At the RICE Expo, Bish Creative will unveil… appeared first on Bish Creative.

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“So much demand”: Why Country Road Group is investing in mobile apps

Inside Retail

Since the industry-altering impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, retailers have been working to empower their e-commerce offer and connect it more thoroughly to the in-store experience. Research from Data.ai found that consumers are, on average, spending four to five hours per day in apps. However, according to omnichannel tech firm New Store, only 33 per cent of retail businesses operate their own mobile app.

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Getting to Know You: The Design Process With a Creative Packaging Company (Part 3)

CRP

Getting to Know You: The Design Process With a Creative Packaging Company (Part 3) As the face of your brand, packaging speaks volumes about your brand’s story, ethos, and quality. The Paper and Packaging Board and IPSOS conducted a study and found that 72% of consumers agree that packaging design can influence their purchasing decision. This eye-opening statistic makes your packaging design paramount to acquiring new customers and building lasting relationships.

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Retail’s returns challenge: How to balance customer demands and overheads

Inside Retail

Growing consumer expectations of free delivery and free returns are placing pressure on retailers who on one hand recognise customer demand, but on the other are trying to reduce their operating costs. Sophia Pope is the sales and customer success leader for ShipStation, a leading web-based order management and shipping software designed to help retailers efficiently process, fulfil and ship their e-commerce orders.

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI

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Quadient Reaches Milestone of 200 Installed Smart Locker Solutions at US Higher Education Institutions

Parcel Pending

Paris, June 1, 2023 Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels and a major global parcel locker operator, announced it has reached the 200 milestone of installed smart locker solutions at higher education campuses in the USA. Colleges and universities face an increasing challenge of managing the delivery of large volumes of packages on campus.

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How Mud Australia CEO remains invigorated after 29 years in the business 

Inside Retail

While all of its porcelain homewares are made in its studio in Sydney, hit ceramics brand Mud Australia has taken the world by storm, with 10 stores globally. Founded in 1994, the climate-neutral business is renowned for its craftsmanship , timeless design aesthetic, and products that are built and designed to last. Here, we chat with Mud Australia’s founder, designer and CEO Shelley Simpson about work-life balance, why the business has invested in the Headspace app, monthly massages on-site and

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At the RICE Expo, Bish Creative will unveil…

Bish

We are thrilled to announce that Bish Creative, the industry leader in retail innovation, will be attending the renowned RICE Expo at McCormick Place from June 13-15. The post At the RICE Expo, Bish Creative will unveil… appeared first on Bish Creative.

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How to show true leadership through difficult times

Inside Retail

Let’s face it, things have been tough for a lot of people for some time now. The complexities and demands created by the Covid-19 pandemic are far from over and the economic climate has many people doing it tough. While it’s unsurprising that many people and leaders are feeling the strain, the simple truth is how we choose to respond to adversity has the biggest influence on our resilience and the likelihood of success.

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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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Railpen signs Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premium designer outlet

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Railpen, one of the largest pension managers in the UK, has announced Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein have signed at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premium designer outlet village, following a record-breaking first quarter for the destination.

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Retail appointments of the week

Inside Retail

New Converse CEO named Nike has announced the appointment of Jared Carver as the new president and CEO of Converse. The move is part of a larger leadership shuffle within the company. Carver, who has been with Converse for over 12 years, will succeed Scott Uzzell, who will transition internally to Nike, as the VP/GM of North America. In his new position, Carver will report to Nike president and CEO, John Donahoe.

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Peroni Nastro Azzurro launches new ad campaign for Stile Capri – inaugural lighter lager

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Peroni Nastro Azzurro has today revealed its new ad creative promoting Stile Capri, the brand’s inaugural lighter lager and very first brand extension since 1963. At the heart of the campaign are four 30 second TV ads built around the line, ‘The Taste That Takes You There’.

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Flagship Store Gangnam Nail Shop Interior Design

Retail Design Blog

Gangnam is a place overflowing with hot places for the MZ generation, and it can be said that stores that.

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Get MACH Ready with Orium, Commercetools, and Contentstack

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MRI Springboard: trio of bank holidays boosts annual footfall by +3.3%

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The three bank holidays in May boosted footfall, with a +1.1% rise from April which followed a rise of +7.2% from March to April, the first time that footfall has increased in two consecutive months since August 2022.

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IMPULSE FITNESS

Retail Design Blog

A sudden, strong, and often winning, need to do something describes the character of this new Portuguese brand in the.

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Empathy.co launches Open Innovation to build new innovation-led ideas for the eCommerce sector

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Empathy.co, innovator in ethical discovery, has launched its new Open Innovation entity. The new, industry-first project is an innovation-led, go-to-market approach to rapidly test, validate and share new tech solutions in a public forum.

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“Walking To The Green Maple” – LOAM cafe&bar

Retail Design Blog

STUDIO8 recently completed the interior and facade renovation of LOAM cafe&bar on the West Bund of Shanghai and created an.

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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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Arise Dr Robert Esser: Havaianas’ Apac boss and his surprise next role

Inside Retail

After five years of building the Havaianas brand across the Asia Pacific for Brazilian footwear company Alpargatas , Robert Esser has stepped down from day-to-day operations – and is now on his way to becoming a doctor. As he contemplates his next corporate move, Esser has taken an academic sabbatical to complete an exclusive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Ecole des Ponts et Chausees in Paris, one of 16 executives from around the world in the intake.

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From administration to $65m acquisition: Behind Bevilles’ business turnaround

Inside Retail

Run by the same family for almost 90 years, jewellery chain Bevilles was recently acquired by Michael Hill Jeweller in a $45.1 million deal, which was completed yesterday. The acquisition marked another milestone in the decade-long turnaround of Bevilles, which is now expected to generate over $60 million in revenue by the end of the financial year.