June, 2022

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office mi–ji designs ‘unquestionably small’ pavilion to sell bagels in melbourne

Design Boom

the dinky size of 'A Pavilion' was planned so that it can be transported to another site on an equally small truck. The post office mi–ji designs ‘unquestionably small’ pavilion to sell bagels in melbourne appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Harrods to open stand-alone beauty emporium in Gateshead

Retail Focus

The opening of this fifth H beauty store nationally demonstrates Harrods’ continued commitment to bringing its beauty authority, expert curation, and luxury shopping experience to a wider audience across the UK. H beauty Gateshead is opening at 9am in the Metrocentre on the 14 th June. . The latest H beauty launch follows four successful store openings, the first at Lakeside retail centre in Essex, the second at centre:mk in Milton Keynes , third at St James Quarter in Edinburgh , and the fourth

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Samsung Australia fined $14 million over false water-resistance claims

Inside Retail

Australia’s competition regulator said on Thursday a court has ordered the local unit of Samsung Electronics to pay a penalty of $14 million over misleading claims about a water-resistance feature in some of its smartphones. Samsung Australia admitted to misleading buyers of some of its ‘Galaxy’ phones about the water-resistance level, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) said.

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How the Pride flag was designed

Design Week

As Pride kicks off this month, it’s hard to picture a time when celebrations were not draped in rainbow flags. The LGBT community has not always had the striped symbol however. The rainbow flag was first designed in the late ’70s, almost a decade after the Stonewall riots which subsequent Pride marches commemorate. But since its debut, it’s proven a popular, enduring and highly adaptable piece of.

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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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Twisting bamboo installation weaves through Barcelona's Casa Loewe

Dezeen

Spanish fashion brand Loewe has reopened its Barcelona flagship, which it has transformed into a gallery-like space with an undulating bamboo installation that winds across its surfaces. Casa Loewe is set inside Casa Lle?o Morera, a modernist building created by Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner off one of the Spanish city's major shopping streets.

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In my opinion: what retailers really want from their technology providers

Retail Times

What retailers really want from their technology providers is often overshadowed in the media and at events by the futurology or exciting but peripheral innovation. Time to focus on the basics, says Duncan Potter, CMO from Pricer.

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Despicable Discs Minion pop-up is coming to Carnaby

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has announced the opening of Minions: The Rise of Gru Record store at 19/21 Foubert’s Place. The vinyl pop-up brings a 70’s explosion back to Carnaby to celebrate the release of Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru. Dubbed Despicable Discs, the one-stop vinyl swap shop will see visitors exchange their own records for groovy gems from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, with all records donated to Oxfam.

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Meta to sell virtual luxury clothes on avatar fashion store

Inside Retail

Facebook owner Meta Platforms is launching a digital clothing store where users can purchase designer outfits for their avatars, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Virtual outfits designed by fashion brands Balenciaga, Prada and Thom Browne will be available for purchase to start, said Zuckerberg, speaking in a live video stream with Instagram’s head of fashion.

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“We’re not proud of the controversy”: Wolff Olins on London 2012 ten years later

Design Week

Just before Wolff Olins launched its brand for the London 2012 Olympics, the studio refreshed its website in anticipation of a “a little bit of traffic”, recalls global CEO Sairah Ashman. The consultancy had perhaps underestimated the amount of attention it was about to receive –? within half an hour, its website crashed. It was just the start of a backlash so extreme that some of its designers.

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Data To Help You Choose The Right ERP Implementation For Your Online SME Business?

RetailMinded

When an SME merchant experiences rapid growth its profit margins might go up – but its back office operations often go into meltdown. Spreadsheets get used to plug gaps between systems; mistakes and delays become commonplace, resulting in poor customer feedback; tedious manual workflows take up the time and energy of team members; and a lack of visibility hampers decision making.

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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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Building a bond with adhesive solutions?

Drytac

Authored by Glen Fitzgerald, Technical Sales Manager at Drytac. Adhesives are one of the most common and necessary components of many applications across a whole host of markets and industries. With this wide-ranging demand and use comes the core challenge for manufacturers and suppliers – how are you able to offer a product that can deliver on all these project types?

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architectural ruin turns into upscale furniture boutique and showroom in montréal

Design Boom

behind a reclaimed brick façade, a green oasis is unveiled, inviting visitors to enter the store. The post architectural ruin turns into upscale furniture boutique and showroom in montréal appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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JD Sports opens new flagship store in Gateshead’s Metrocentre

Retail Focus

This Saturday saw JD Sports , Fashion plc, retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, open the doors to its newest flagship store at Metrocentre Gateshead. The 18,000 sq. ft North-East flagship, which has tech and innovation at its heart and is home to over 50 iconic brands, has created an influx of new jobs for the community and provides local activewear advocates with their fix of all the biggest brands including Nike , adidas and The North Face.

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Weighed down by debt, Revlon collapses into bankruptcy protection

Inside Retail

After 90 years, the famous US cosmetics company Revlon has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to restructure its debt. In a statement issued overnight Australian time, the company said the business would continue to operate as normal, with vendors and partners paid under normal terms for goods and services received after the filing date, and employees would continue to be paid as usual.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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London Design Festival 2022: installations and design districts revealed

Design Week

London Design Festival (LDF) returns this September for its 20th edition, hoping to showcase the city’s creative industry at a time of increasing pressure. As LDF organisers note, around one in six people in London work in the creative industries. But the sector has struggled over the last couple of years as a result of the pandemic, the cost-of-living crisis and uncertainty around Brexit.

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New York City Lifts Rules Governing Auctions

Hunton Andrews Kurth

As part of a broader regulatory roll-back intended to stimulate business and economic activity post-pandemic, the New York City Council repealed regulations affecting the auction industry. [1] Generally, the repeal’s effect is to remove rules that regulate the conduct of auctioneers and auction houses, including licensing and disclosure requirements.

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Solid as ever—the Marmomac Verona fair dedicated to natural stone

Design Wanted

When Marmomac returned last year after a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19, it demonstrated the resilience of the natural stone industry. Not even a global pandemic […]. The post Solid as ever—the Marmomac Verona fair dedicated to natural stone appeared first on DesignWanted.

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japanese vintage store’s VIP room showcases clothing in sleek, exhibition-like display

Design Boom

used, vintage items are presented almost like works of art in a museum. The post japanese vintage store’s VIP room showcases clothing in sleek, exhibition-like display appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

What trends can online merchants expect after more than two years of exponential growth? Companies must expand on the trends that exploded during the pandemic if they want to see continued growth in their businesses while facing a recessionary economy. From social commerce to BOPIS, the name of the game is to meet and sell to customers wherever they are, through multiple channels.

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FLANNELS open new luxury destination in Liverpool

Retail Focus

The latest FLANNELS opening has found a home in a building with historic fashion heritage. Over seven ?oors and 120,000 square feet, the behemoth space formerly owned by revolutionary draper Owen Owen hosts an expansive fashion offering. Open from today, 23 June, the revolutionary store brings a vast, dynamic beauty edit, four restaurants, a ‘tweakments’ destination courtesy of celebrity-approved Dr.

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Inflation helps fuel strong Australian retail sales in May

Inside Retail

Seasonally adjusted Australian retail sales grew in May by 10.4 per cent year on year according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Department stores saw the strongest growth at 5.1 per cent followed by cafes, restaurants and food handling at 1.8 per cent and 0.8 per cent respectively. Sales of household goods rose at 0.4 per cent while other retailing registered a 1.5 per cent increase.

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Design Week Awards 2022 – the shortlist in full

Design Week

Master Conductor, by Superunion, for LSO Guardian 200 Years, a Work in Progress, by Oliver, for The Guardian D&AD Exhibition in Taiwan, by ken-tsai lee design lab, for National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Altogether Different, by 4creative, for Channel 4 Nike Air Max Day Kids 2022, by ManvsMachine, for Nike Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, by Hingston Studio, for Victoria and Albert.

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ExhibitorLIVE 2022: The Moment that Hit Everyone

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

JUNE 22 nd , LAS VEGAS, NV—Outside the strip is blazing in the dry heat. The brightness of the sun reflecting off the gold-tinted windows of Mandalay Bay sears into the eyes of attendees as they walk in. But inside the convention center, the A/C blasts its own stinging waves of cold air. The desert is as harsh as you can imagine, but the city is managing—even thriving.

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Sustainability at Retail

Sustainability impacts every nation, company, and person around the world. So much so that, in 2015, the United Nations (UN) issued a call for action by all countries to work toward sustainable development. In response to this and as part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address these critical issues in this white paper.

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Slamp first flagship store opening party during the Milan Design Week 2022

Design Wanted

The first Slamp flagship store was inaugurated in Milan on June 7th. The Design Week 2022 was at its best and the opening party was the […]. The post Slamp first flagship store opening party during the Milan Design Week 2022 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Breaking The Employee Burnout Cycle With Workplace Strategy

All Work

During Mental Health Awareness month, RSP’s Kari Smith discusses how the right workplace strategy can support wellbeing at work and help people thrive. Why is this important? The American Psychological Association recently revealed that nearly 60% of employees are experiencing negative impacts of work-related stress. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution, these recommendations can help organizations reclaim, rethink and improve their company culture, leading to better individual health an

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Beauty Pie opens ‘Warehouse of Dreams’ pop-up in Covent Garden

Retail Focus

The membership beauty brand is offering shoppers the chance to try the products in real life at their new pop-up concept store. The cosmetics subscription brand will open its doors in Covent Garden, dubbed ‘London’s beauty quarter’, from 30 June to 11 July. Founded in 2016 by serial entrepreneur Marcia Kilgore , Beauty Pie was created as a one-stop destination for luxury beauty products at ‘warehouse prices ‘ The D2C brand claims it does not charge consumers for the

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Viva China to take control of shoe label Clarks

Inside Retail

Hong Kong-listed Viva China, a major shareholder of Li Ning, is closer to taking control of British shoemaker Clarks after the company’s extraordinary general meeting approved the acquisition plan. Earlier this year, Viva China said it was in discussions with LionRock and intended to acquire a majority of the outstanding equity interests in Clarks by acquiring 51 per cent of the outstanding equity interests in the LionRock Capital Partners QiLe for US$62 million.

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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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GM is developing anti-motion sickness tech for autonomous vehicles

Design Week

General Motors (GM) has revealed details of its patent for anti-sickness technology which is being developed for use in autonomous vehicles (AV). GM is one of the largest car makers in the world; its daughter company Cruise has led the development of AVs. The documents, which were filed in July 2020, provide details of the new technology and how it will be implemented in AVs.

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Does Your Trade Show Program Suffer from Bad Branding? 

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

Do you have a favorite potato chip? When you’re walking down the snacks aisle surrounded by all of the different varieties, do you grab a bag without giving a second glance to the others? Why? Are potatoes used for those chips somehow different from all the others? Were these the chips you ate when you were younger? Do you know why you always go for these specific potato chips?

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Orbit portable lamp is inspired by the Moon’s rotation around the Earth

Design Wanted

Orbit is the company’s new portable, wireless lamp, meant to be the perfect companion for your indoor and outdoor adventures. Constructed in milky white plastic with […]. The post Orbit portable lamp is inspired by the Moon’s rotation around the Earth appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Five Ways Retailers Can Benefit From Coworking Spaces 

RetailMinded

Many would-be entrepreneurs and startup owners expect to enter the retail industry more efficiently than any other business niche. After all, there are so many possible tangible products to sell. Many retail business ventures hold promising potential, from consumable items to daily necessities. It can be lucrative but may be challenging to begin. .

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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.