October, 2023

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Architecture for London creates demountable wood interior for Present & Correct store

Dezeen

Local studio Architecture for London has designed an interior for stationery store Present & Correct in London , which features gridded joinery and draws on "wunderkammer" cabinets of curiosities. The studio designed bespoke joinery and storage for the Present & Correct shop in Bloomsbury, central London, which sells vintage and new stationery from across the globe.

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Ventura’s first cannabis dispensary: A Journey through Time and Place

Retail Design Blog

The embarc Ventura lobby features vintage-inspired travel posters showcasing all locations throughout California—a recurring theme in our brand’s evolution. Throughout.

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Transforming Retail: How Open Locker Networks Drive Efficiency, Savings, and Sustainability

Parcel Pending

In the age of e-commerce dominance, shopping has evolved significantly. With the convenience of online purchases comes the inevitable need for returns, a process that can often be as complicated as it is crucial. However, with the right strategy and technology, returns can evolve from the cost of doing business into a competitive advantage, driving increased sales, customer convenience, and cost-efficiency.

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German appliance brand Gaggenau opens Sydney flagship

Inside Retail

Gaggenau has opened its first Sydney flagship covering 260sqm on Crown Street in Surry Hills. Gaggenau Sydney features a range of products including the 400 series cooktops, ovens and wine cabinets. The store, designed by Munich-based studio 1ZU33, takes inspiration from the brand’s relationship with the culinary arts and the hospitality landscape that defines the inner-city suburb.

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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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yellow glass bricks and louvers shape curiosity’s labyrinthine concept store in osaka

Design Boom

a soft yellow hue, diffused through latticed metal slats on the ceiling, bathes the entire store in an ambient glow. The post yellow glass bricks and louvers shape curiosity’s labyrinthine concept store in osaka appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The 2024 Visual Merchandising and Display Show – A Testament to the Resilience and Evolution of Physical Retail

Retail Focus

Mark your calendars for the 16-17 April 2024, as the Visual Merchandising and Display Show returns to the Business Design Centre in London. In an age when the narrative often revolves around the digital takeover of retail, this event serves as a resounding reminder that physical retail is not just alive but thriving and continuously evolving. The Visual Merchandising and Display Show: At the heart of the industry Taking place in the heart of London, the Business Design Centre will be filled with

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Customers exchange urine for soap at Het Nieuwe Instituut pop-up shop

Dezeen

Cultural centre Het Nieuwe Instituut is rethinking the archetypal museum shop with a pop-up at Dutch Design Week , designed to encourage more ethical, resource-conscious consumption. Instead of offering a straightforward exchange of wares for money, New Store 1.0 offers patrons the opportunity to trade their urine for a piece of P**s Soap and encourages them to place their phones on specially designed fixtures to provide lighting for the venue once the sun goes down.

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Design Skill Awards 2023’s open call: fostering global design talents

Design Wanted

Design Skill Magazine introduces the inaugural Design Skill Awards 2023, a platform for design visionaries worldwide to gain international recognition. These awards seek to acknowledge and […] The post Design Skill Awards 2023’s open call: fostering global design talents appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Kogan returns to quarterly growth despite YOY sales decline

Inside Retail

Kogan has logged a 6.5 per cent year-on-year decrease in gross sales for Q1 of FY24, but recorded quarter-on-quarter growth for the first time since the first quarter of FY22. Kogan is a portfolio of retail and services businesses that includes Kogan Retail, Kogan Marketplace, Kogan Mobile, Kogan Internet, Kogan Insurance, Kogan Money, Kogan Cars, Kogan Energy, Dick Smith, Matt Blatt, Mighty Ape in New Zealand, and Brosa.

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torafu architects injects playful wooden masses inside hirotaka jewelry’s osaka store

Design Boom

together with the glass boxes, these elements create an inviting and playful lounge-like atmosphere. The post torafu architects injects playful wooden masses inside hirotaka jewelry’s osaka store appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Winners Revealed: Design Middle East Awards 2023

Design Middleeast

The Design Middle East Awards 2023 were held at the Sofitel Dubai The Palm and created a history in its own unique way. Over 110 firms nominated and we received hundreds of nominations. Our systems were overwhelmed, and the Inbox was flooded with nominations from old and new acquaintances, as well as those just starting out in the field. This was the biggest and finest celebration party ever, and we want to thank you all for making it so–awesome!

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Pringles helps blind and partially sighted shoppers by adding NaviLens to its packs

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! NaviLens technology will be added to Pringles cans to make them more accessible to blind and partially sighted people. The new packaging will allow a smartphone to easily detect the unique on-pack code and playback labelling information to the shopper with sight loss.

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D415 reimagines mundane materials for Bratislava boutique Som Store

Dezeen

Design studio D415 has used standard construction materials such as plasterboard and steel profiles in unexpected ways to create a concept store in Bratislava , spotlighting young fashion designers from Slovakia and neighbouring Czechia. Set inside the Nivy shopping centre, Som Store gives each featured fashion brand an equally-sized space in which to showcase its work with the aim of helping the region's designers reach a wider audience.

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3D-printed adaptive add-ons making oral care accessible for all

Design Wanted

Committed to making oral care accessible for all through a #OneSizeFitsOne approach, brand consultancy Landor & Fitch presents Accessories – a range of adaptive toothbrush add-ons […] The post 3D-printed adaptive add-ons making oral care accessible for all appeared first on DesignWanted.

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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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Adelaide Central Plaza aims to become Australia’s next luxury retail hub

Inside Retail

Precision Group, along with its luxury retailers, is investing $125 million in Adelaide Central Plaza over the next three years as it intends to make the shopping centre Australia’s next luxury retail hub. Adelaide Central Plaza at Rundle Mall will house Tag Heuer, Tiffany & Co, along with exclusive brands within the David Jones department store, the company said.

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solar trees shelter koichi takada’s marketplace in shanghai

Design Boom

koichi takada's marketplace in shanghai takes shape as an artificial forest, serving as a visual reminder of a greener and more sustainable future The post solar trees shelter koichi takada’s marketplace in shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Studio 971 is launching a new showroom in City Walk Dubai

Design Middleeast

debuted on Sheikh Zayed Road in 2015, with a showroom dedicated to presenting high-end, luxury brands. Aptly named, the facility is a one-stop shop for connoisseurs of fine design, with a carefully curated portfolio of companies covering all facets of affluent living. “At Studio 971, our commitment to exceptional craftsmanship and pushing the boundaries of conventional design sets us apart.” says Gaby Koudsi Founder and Managing Partner of Studio 971.

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Nirvana Brewery raises £750,000 and predicts further sector growth

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Nirvana, the UK’s first-ever dedicated no/low-alcohol brewery, has recently secured half a million pounds from a small group of private investors, taking its 2023 fund-raising total to just over £750,000.00.

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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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Mastering the Back-to-School Package Surge: Elevating Campus Logistics with Rear Loading Lockers

Parcel Pending

Each year, the back-to-school season ushers in a wave of online orders that encompass everything from essential textbooks and school supplies to personal items, such as clothing, toiletries, and delectable snacks. These deliveries can even include unexpected items, such as bicycles, scooters, couches, futons, and, incredibly, truck tires – a testament to the vast array of requirements for campus living.

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Terrasza: the first exterior design phigital platform for outdoor living

Design Wanted

Founded by Guendalina Perelli, the brand-new event TERRASZA serves as a dynamic platform that fosters dialogue and contemplation, bringing together diverse entities such as companies, professionals […] The post Terrasza: the first exterior design phigital platform for outdoor living appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Teen clothing brand Pavement makes a comeback – at Big W

Inside Retail

Teen fashion brand Pavement has exclusively relaunched at Big W stores across Australia as it seeks to provide budget-friendly clothing options to the youth market. “We are thrilled to reintroduce Pavement to the Australian market, especially during these challenging times. Our brand’s ethos revolves around providing our young people with clothing that empowers them to showcase their personalities,” said Brooke Norton, divisional general manager at Designworks, the new owner of

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CASE-REAL frames aesop’s products with silver local roof tiles at new retail store in japan

Design Boom

the new aesop store, aesop kobe BAL, occupies 125 square meters, and stands as a reflection of the city's historical roots and contemporary design. The post CASE-REAL frames aesop’s products with silver local roof tiles at new retail store in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Video: Design Middle East Forum 2023 Highlights

Design Middleeast

The who’s who of the industry attended the Design Middle East Forum 2023, as the leading industry veterans participated in one of the major networking, mind-engaging, and knowledge-sharing platforms. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to breathtaking architecture, amazing designs, and unfathomable creativity. This year’s discussions focussed on how COP28 provides an opportune opportunity to rethink, reboot, and refocus the climate agenda.

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More energy, less fatigue thanks to micro-breaks at work. How and where to spend them in the office?

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The pace of life and the demands of work mean that we often forget the importance of looking after our own well-being while at work. Long hours in front of a computer, frequent meetings and the pressure of deadlines can lead to staff suffering from fatigue and reduced efficiency.

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Shopper Insights 101 - what they are and why they matter

Shopperations

Success navigating the ever-evolving, hyper-competitive landscape of the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry isn't about making assumptions — it's about being fully informed. Utilizing data and insights is crucial for making knowledgeable decisions, understanding market dynamics, and shaping high impact marketing strategies.

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Twiggy by Foscarini: a new personality for an ever-evolving design

Design Wanted

Delicate and poetic, iconic but straight-forward, natural and high-tech, Twiggy is one of those objects that fascinate design lovers because of their multifaceted character. The addition […] The post Twiggy by Foscarini: a new personality for an ever-evolving design appeared first on DesignWanted.

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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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Blockchain applications in retail

Inside Retail

Retail’s blocks used to be entirely brick and mortar. E-commerce then shifted some blocks online. Now, blockchain is building on the foundations of both by influencing everything from payments and loyalty programs to retail locations and supply chains. Building payments with blockchain The idea that a major retailer could provide its own stablecoin, or fiat-backed cryptocurrency, is tantalising.

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camper’s paris flagship store gets ‘mini-pompidou’ redesign by jorge penadés

Design Boom

jorge penadés unveils a continuous shelving system inspired by centre pompidou for camper's paris flagship. The post camper’s paris flagship store gets ‘mini-pompidou’ redesign by jorge penadés appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Setting high luxury standards

Design Middleeast

Havelock One completes hotel refurbishment at The Oberoi, Madina, elevating the luxury experience to new heights. Havelock One, a leading interior fit out specialist, announces the successful completion of a major hotel rehabilitation project at The Oberoi, Madina, one of Saudi Arabia’s most prestigious luxury resorts. The project, which includes guestrooms and public areas, reinforces Havelock One’s dedication to providing great quality and craftsmanship in the hospitality industry.

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Oldest Glenglassaugh breaks auction record for charity

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Glenglassaugh Coalescence of the Coast aged 55 Years, a one-of-a-kind expression crafted by Master Blender Rachel Barrie, has been sold as part of the Distillers One of One Auction, raising a total of £37,500*, the highest price ever achieved for a bottle of Glenglassaugh at auction.

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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.