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Hungry Jack’s resolves franchisee restraint clause case

Inside Retail

Hungry Jack’s has resolved a case which sought for an injunction to block two new restaurants within 5km to an existing franchisee’s locations. When Hungry Jack’s announced plans to open two new outlets in the Central Coast of New South Wales, the franchisee, Peregrine Pty Ltd, took the burger business to court, alleging the new stores would be a breach of the franchise agreement, the Franchising Code of Conduct, and the Australian Consumer Law.

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foster + partners’ new jing’an apple store is designed like an amphitheater in shanghai

Design Boom

foster + partners' apple store opens onto a sunken plaza in shanghai's jing'an district, with circular seating mimicking an amphitheater. The post foster + partners’ new jing’an apple store is designed like an amphitheater in shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Shaftesbury Capital celebrates successful partnership with Smart Works

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury Capital is celebrating the success of its long-term support for Smart Works, the UK charity, with its fourth pop-up across the West End portfolio having taken donations past £200,000 to date. Smart Works , a UK charity that exists to give women the confidence they need to reach their full potential, secure employment, and change the trajectory of their lives, hosted a pop-up at 57 Carnaby Street from 1 st – 24 th March, raising £43k in celebration of International Women’s Day.

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The Range transforms 4.2 million sq ft warehouse rooftops into power plants

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Turning its retail warehouses into distributed power plants will slash The Range’s energy bills, while connecting large energy buyers with a new energy asset supplier. The fastest growing retailer in the UK with over 200 stores nationwide, The Range is committed to reducing its operational carbon footprint while hedging against the volatile energy market

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Turn Payments Into Personalization: Unlock the Value of Transaction Data

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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Grown Alchemist taken private as L’Occitane sells stake to former CEO

Inside Retail

L’Occitane Group has sold its entire stake in Australian skincare brand Grown Alchemist for 28 million euros (US$30 million) to Lavender Investments owned by Andre Hoffmann, former vice chairman and CEO of L’Occitane International. L’Occitane Group said the transaction will help the group focus its resources and attention on its core brand L’Occitane en Provence, and accelerate the growth of its other brands.

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el departamento converts hangar into dystopian-inspired nude project store in bilbao

Design Boom

terracotta floors, glossy finishes, gentle shapes, soft materials and fluorescent tubes shape the converted interiors. The post el departamento converts hangar into dystopian-inspired nude project store in bilbao appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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How to Strategically Leverage RMN Investments

Shopperations

Most CPG marketers are facing pressure to invest more and more into retail media each year. This pressure is not about to lessen any time soon. According to EMARKETER forecast , total US omnichannel retail media spend will total almost $60Bn this year and will exceed $100Bn by the end of 2027.

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Armaguard shuns $26 million lifeline offer from retailers, banks

Inside Retail

Cash handling company Armaguard has refused a $26 million lifeline offer from local retailers and banks after its parent Linfox decided to inject cash into the business for its continued operations. A consortium led by the Australian Banking Association (ABA), the Commonwealth Bank, NAB, Westpac, ANZ, Coles , Woolworths , Wesfarmers and Australia Post previously made the offer to Armaguard with a deadline to respond by last week.

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museLAB’s jewelry store in ahmedabad recalls a voluptuous terracotta landscape

Design Boom

'the idea was to create an experience of otherworldliness through a series of sensuous, textural, undulating surfaces,' shares museLAB. The post museLAB’s jewelry store in ahmedabad recalls a voluptuous terracotta landscape appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Sustainability within the signage industry

Retail Focus

Sustainability within the sign industry presents a unique challenge when it comes to measurement and accountability. We all share a desire to nurture a healthier planet for our children and future generations, and it’s evident that proactive environmental responsibility is imperative. So, how do we navigate this path? For manufacturing companies, particularly focusing on the Environmental pillar, prioritising sustainability to reduce our carbon footprint is paramount.

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Get MACH Ready: Preparing Your Business for Digital Transformation

Adopting MACH technology means more than implementing new platforms. This type of digital change affects your organization at every level and requires a thoughtful approach to navigate challenges that crop up. The Get MACH Ready report, co-authored by MACH Alliance member Scott Canney in collaboration with Orium, commercetools, and Contentstack, will provide you with strategies to prepare your organization for a digital transformation.

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Knowing The Healthcare Regulations in Design

FC Dadson

The landscape of healthcare design necessitates a thorough comprehension of the specific regulations in the industry. Since millwork is an integral part of healthcare facilities, designers and builders must be aware of the standards and codes that ensure patient safety, privacy, and accessibility. Let's discuss the important healthcare design guidelines and their impact on custom millwork solutions.

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Mackay’s Caneland Central shopping centre completes makeover

Inside Retail

Tenants at Caneland Central in Mackay, Queensland are completing their refurbishments as part of the shopping centre’s makeover. The revamped mall will feature new tenants including bakery AIL Bakehouse, Tutti Frutti yoghurt and Star Liquor, as well as extensive renovations by QBD bookstore and Coffee Club, Woolworths’ new Direct to Boot, Priceline and Terry White pharmacy.

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ATELIER WRITE installs tilted displays for new balance’s gender-neutral collection in tokyo

Design Boom

the studio has designed three different venues for the new balance collection across tokyo. The post ATELIER WRITE installs tilted displays for new balance’s gender-neutral collection in tokyo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Danish homeware brand Søstrene Grene, to make debut at Festival Place

Retail Focus

Sovereign Centros from CBRE has announced that Danish homeware retailer, Søstrene Grene, is set to open at Festival Place, one of the UK’s top 25 retail and leisure destinations. The popular lifestyle brand will make its Hampshire debut this year, bolstering Festival Place’s position as a key regional hub for fast-growing, sought-after brands. Søstrene Grene Festival Place will deliver the family-owned brand’s range of Scandinavian-inspired homeware and gifts.

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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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Retail Design in the Metaverse: A New Venture for Architects

Arch Daily

Benetton's physical store to mimic its virtual environment. Image Courtesy of Benetton The evolution of retail design warrants a study of architectural practice in the digital realm. While physical commercial spaces have been the conventional center of shopping experiences , the emergent frontier of the metaverse—an interconnected network of virtual 3D environments—indicates an important shift in brand-consumer interactions.

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HanesBrands sells Champion for $1 billion-plus

Inside Retail

Authentic Brands Group is to acquire sportswear brand Champion from HanesBrands for a little over $1 billion according to multiple reports. WWD reported that the parties have not yet signed a formal agreement but may have an official deal already by next week. The report also mentioned that the transaction will close “around the end of May or early June.” In September last year, HanesBrands said it was evaluating “strategic options” for Champion, including a potential sal

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Hatchingroom Flagship Store by Studio Practice

Retail Design Blog

Design studio Practice, which is active in various areas such as architecture, interior design, and object, designed the second flagship.

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What’s new in visual merchandising?

Retail Focus

Retailers have been using visual merchandising and props to draw in customers for as long as shops have been open. Of course, things have moved on a little from the early days of simple displays, with retailers now having a whole arsenal of tools at their disposal to not only bring in more consumers, but also improve their overall experience. However, when it comes to actually using these tools, this is often easier said than done.

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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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How to Create Functional Layouts for Small Restaurants

Mindful Design

You may dream of opening a quaint little restaurant that offers something different from the cookie-cutter interiors and services of the big chains. However, the small square footage of such a restaurant may come with challenges. How can you use your limited space in a way that makes your interior functional, efficient, and easy to […] The post How to Create Functional Layouts for Small Restaurants appeared first on Mindful Design Consulting.

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The brands that have consumers buying jewellery brands

Inside Retail

Accessoriesare no longer taking a backseat in the fashion industry with the rise of “jewellery wardrobes”. Consumers are looking to build a personalised multi-brand jewellery collection that represents their personality, style and in some cases, values. Brands and retailers alike are noticing a wave of new consumers looking to find and express their taste through both fine and costume jewellery.

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FERN OST GALERIE by CANOMA

Retail Design Blog

A women’s specialty shop that carries cutting-edge Japanese brands. The brands selected by Director Tsubasa Mizoguchi are all designed for.

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Braehead appoints new Centre Director

Retail Focus

Braehead, one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations, owned by property company SGS and managed by Global Mutual in conjunction with Savills as property managers, is pleased to announce that Ashley Bisland has been appointed as Centre Director. Ashley first joined the Braehead team in December 2022 as Deputy Centre Director, with over 12 years of experience at Savills – specialising in shopping centre management.

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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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The Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right Restaurant Security Cameras

Mindful Design

The safety and security of your restaurant, its staff and guests are paramount. It is crucial not only to actively protect your property and inventory but also to ensure the safety of your employees and customers. With a myriad of security camera options available on the market, selecting the right one can feel like a […] The post The Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right Restaurant Security Cameras appeared first on Mindful Design Consulting.

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7-Eleven International settles Australian takeover

Inside Retail

7-Eleven International has completed the acquisition of the 7-Eleven Australia convenience store business for $1.71 billion. With the transaction, 7-Eleven International has added more than 750 stores to its portfolio. The two companies say they have identified opportunities to transform 7-Eleven Australia’s merchandise and fuel range, broaden product assortment, and launch new high-quality food products. “It is about continuing to grow our store network in Australia and providing un

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Hermès store by RDAI

Retail Design Blog

Almost a decade after first opening its doors at The Gardens Mall in Kuala Lumpur, Paris-based luxury house Hermès has.

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CeraVe is going ‘back to school’ with new pop-up in London

Retail Focus

Dermatologist-developed skincare brand CeraVe is opening the second iteration of its ‘Back to School’ pop-up this month at Westfield London. Running from 4-7 April, the high school-inspired space will encourage consumers to learn more about the brand’s three-step skincare routine, which spans Cleanse, Target and Moisturise. Guests will be able to fill out one of CeraVe’s score cards as they navigate the educational space to identify their skin type and decide whether they

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Forrester Report: Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions

Understanding the intricate world of Point-of-Sale (POS) technology is a common challenge for tech buyers. When it comes to defining the functions of Point-of-Sale systems, the communications have yet to be standardized–—until now. Forrester’s new report, Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions, breaks through the noise and provides business leaders with the information and tools they need to evaluate the features of POS systems.

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AXOR showcases “House Of AXOR” at the Milan Furniture Fair

Design Middleeast

From April 16 to 21, 2024, the Salone del Mobile in Milan unfolds its magic. Here, architects, interior designers, and the design-savvy public can experience new design objects for the bathroom from AXOR. Hall 6, Booth A 41/ B36. When the world’s leading furniture and design fair opens its doors in April, Milan transforms into the epicenter of the global design and architecture scene.

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The working class: Why the casualisation of suiting is here to stay

Inside Retail

Suiting was once reserved for men’s formal attire and workwear but now the fashion industry is following consumer trends and doubling down on business casual. Traditional workwear pieces including trousers, blazers, waistcoats and loafers are being reimagined and restyled for uses beyond the office. This corporate aesthetic that is bleeding into consumers’ everyday wear signals more than just a style fad.

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Mountain Moon Wax Co. by Ricardo Gomez

Retail Design Blog

Inspired by the refreshing scents found in her hometown of Bozeman, Montana, Lauren Phillips started Mountain Moon Wax Co. to.

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How To Get Money Today

Retail Focus

Whether you have been hit by a late bill, an unexpected expense, or an event you had forgotten about, being able to get money quickly can be so useful for many people. Sometimes, your salary does not go far enough, and you need to find an alternative way to bring in money to get through the month. This is where payday loans come in. These short-term loans are made to be accessible so they can help you out in a pinch and ensure you can make it through until your next payment is due.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. They now demand quick, convenient, and seamless shopping experiences, which both FMCG and Q-commerce sectors strive to provide.