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Myer commits to payment of living wage for garment workers

Inside Retail

Australian departmental store Myer has made a commitment to pay a living wage to garment workers who make clothes for its list of brands. The move comes after human rights organisation, Oxfam Australia actively engaged with Myer for more than five years encouraging the company to be more transparent.

The King’s Road welcomes Seraphina for long standing seasonal pop-up residencey

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley has announced the return of luxury retailer, Seraphina, to 340 King’s Road, marking the twelfth year running the brand has selected this space to show its collection of timeless, Indian-inspired apparel and homeware. .

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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. In my opinion Opinion Time Pricer

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Starbucks launches new ready-to-drink chilled coffee flavour

Talking Retail

Starbucks has added a limited edition Frappuccino toffee and honeycomb flavour to its ready-to-drink range.

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Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

Stockland launches incubator program for retail startups

Inside Retail

Stockland has launched an incubator initiative it calls S Connect Starter aimed at assisting small businesses to grow and gain exposure and experience in its shopping centres.

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Renewed retail offering for Liverpool ONE as Kick Game signs and Kenji upsizes

Retail Focus

Grosvenor today announces new retail activity at Liverpool ONE, where luxury footwear brand Kick Game has signed for a 3,500 sq ft unit on South John Street. Kick Game will join Kenji, the Japanese-inspired homeware and stationary retailer, which is upsizing its store by 40%.

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Bangkok – MOCA Store

Retail Design Blog

“The hidden knowledge of Folding-book manuscripts, to preserve Thai local wisdom.” This shop has been designed under the concept of. store design concept space concept store creative process Experience

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Apple to cut working hours for retail staff, Microsoft open to unionisation

Inside Retail

Apple will make work schedules for US retail staff flexible amid a push towards unionisation, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing sources. The company told staff at some stores that scheduling changes will take effect in the coming months, the report said, quoting workers.

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Jollyes ties-up with Stroke Association for launch of new store

Retail Times

Jollyes, the nationwide pet retailer, today announced a unique tie-up with the Stroke Association in Scotland that will celebrate the calming role pets play people’s lives. Retail News Retailer News Jollyes

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She Loved to Rearrange Her Parents’ Furniture as a Kid – Now She’s the Design Director and “Materials Girl” at Her Agency

VMS

Ashley Floyd. This Design Director at experience agency ChangeUp has gone from recognizing the impact of space on human psychology to shooting music videos – and creating exciting retail projects too. I have to ask about your work with Lizzo. How did that come about? “As

Choosing The Best Wide Plank Wood Flooring

Elmwood Timber

How do you choose the best wide plank wood flooring for your project? With many great options available, it can become a little overwhelming. The first step to a high quality wide plank wood floor is the source from which the wood originates.

Program revealed for Brisbane Fashion Festival

Inside Retail

Brisbane Fashion Festival has unveiled its program for 2022, which will feature more than 50 designers – from sought after labels in Australian fashion to local Queensland favourites and emerging talents.

60% of UK consumers order groceries online, with 16% doing most of their food shopping via the internet, Spryker finds

Retail Times

Spryker, the fastest-growing enterprise digital commerce platform for B2B, B2C, Enterprise Marketplaces and Unified Commerce, has today launched its UK Online Grocery Report 2022.

Brooklyn Bowl Sets a New Standard for Bowling Alleys

VMS

B ROOKLYN BOWL, the award-winning New York City music venue, bowling alley and entertainment center, recently opened its fourth location in Philadelphia’s trendy Fishtown neighborhood.

Fendi pop-up store

Retail Design Blog

As one of the Mediterranean‘s most glamorous holiday destinations, Mykonos is firmly on the radar of luxury brands, and such, store design bamboo fashion store pop-up store raffia

Fashion industry risks falling short of green goals, finds BoF report

Inside Retail

Despite incremental improvement from some sector leaders, the fashion industry’s 30 largest listed companies risk falling short of social and environmental targets of the Paris climate agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals, a report from the Business of Fashion showed Tuesday.

Robinsons runs augmented reality game to get families to drink more squash

Talking Retail

Soft drink maker Robinsons is running a summer promotion called “The Big Fruit Hunt”, centred on an augmented reality game to encourage families to drink squash. The £1.5

Wilson Sporting Goods Continues Expansion

VMS

Wilson Sporting Goods (Chicago) has opened a new, more than 8000-square-foot store, in New York’s Upper East Side, according to a company press release. The store includes an “Equipment Room” in which customers can rent products to test and try out before purchasing.

Picks of the month: design events to catch in June

DesignWeek

The annual Birmingham Design Festival will take over the city centre for three days this month, with the theme of freedom at its heart. There will be 60 free talks to attend, followed by three evening events, plus a wide selection of workshops.

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Mastercard faces court over anti-competitive deals with major retailers

Inside Retail

Proceedings have commenced in the Federal Court against Mastercard’s Asia/Pacific and Australian businesses over alleged breaches of competition law in deals signed with more than 20 large retail groups.

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The Benefits Of Biophilia, Access To The Outdoors In Today’s Work Environments

All Work

A recent survey showed that 52% of office workers want to maintain a hybrid work model in a post pandemic future. . Bill Browning, environmental strategist and founding partner of sustainability consulting firm Terrapin Bright Green, said in an interview with? Coalesse ?that

Walmart to Launch ‘Next-Gen’ Fulfillment Centers

VMS

Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) announced its plans to open four “next generation” fulfillment centers over the course of three years, according to a company press announcement. The centers will employee more than 4000 workers and feature automation, robotics and machine learning.

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DutchScot puts contemporary spin on Rwandan art for African start-up Oku

DesignWeek

DutchScot studio has designed the brand identity for Oku with a pattern inspired by art techniques local to Rwanda. Oku is a new venture which pairs African entrepreneurs with Swiss expertise to facilitate mentorships, experience and networking opportunities.

What Zara’s recent decision says about the decline of free online returns

Inside Retail

Zara’s decision to start charging for online returns this month has raised complex questions about why people send back such a high proportion of items they buy online, and what can be done about it.

Using 3D Wall Panels to Add Depth to Your Commercial Interior

Mindful Design

If you are looking for a wall treatment that can give your space a spectacular look, consider 3D wall panels. Their versatility and good looks are winning more hearts every day, making them an increasingly popular material in the interior design world.

Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer Business CEO to Resign

VMS

Dave Clark, Amazon’s (Seattle) CEO of Worldwide Consumer Business, will resign July 1, according to CNBC and a regulatory filing made Friday. Clark has been with the company for 23 years and worked closely with CEO Andy Jassy.

Remembering Colin Forbes: graphic designer and Pentagram co-founder

DesignWeek

Colin Forbes, the British graphic designer who was one of the founding members of design studio Pentagram, has died aged 94. Forbes was born in London in 1928, and later studied in his home city at the Central School of Arts and Crafts (which is now Central Saint Martins).

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Dan Murphy’s Lismore reopens after post-flood repairs

Inside Retail

Dan Murphy’s has reopened its doors in Lismore 13 weeks after the devastating floods in the city. The new store has undergone a complete rebuild since it was submerged.

What Makes Packaging Sustainable?

Bay Cities

“Sustainability” is one of the biggest priorities of our times. It’s also become one of the biggest trends (and buzzwords!) in the packaging industry. Sustainability Packaging

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Foot Locker Appoints its First Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

VMS

Foot Locker (New York) has appointed Neil Bansal as its Executive VP and first Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, according to a company press release. He will be responsible for overseeing the brand’s global transformation strategy.

Rubicon bids to boost summer sales

Talking Retail

Rubicon, the soft drink produced by Barr, is launching a campaign that will include digital advertising, special display units for retailers and broadcast-on-demand.

‘The other store’ – Mitre 10 repositions itself from its giant archrival

Inside Retail

Hardware retailer Mitre 10 has launched a new branding campaign repositioning itself against the sector’s juggernaut Bunnings, adopting the slogan ‘The Other Hardware Store’. . “It’s

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The History of Digital Printing on Corrugate, Pt. 4

Bay Cities

As told by Michael Musgrave, COO, Bay Cities. You’ve made it! This is the last of a 4-part blog about the world of digital printing on corrugated! You either love packaging or you are trying to get to sleep – let’s hope for the former!

Dollar General Begins Testing Self-Checkout Concept

VMS

Dollar General (Goodlettsville, Tenn.) has begun testing out a self-checkout-only concept through some existing locations, according to the company’s Chief Operating Officer Jeff Owen, who revealed this during the company’s first-quarter earnings call last Thursday.

McVitie’s gifts a commemorative five-tier cake to Her Majesty The Queen to mark Platinum Jubilee

Retail Times

McVitie’s has enjoyed an association with the Royal Family for almost two centuries, providing cakes for many Royal occasions, welcoming Royal visitors to their bakeries and producing commemorative biscuit tins. Cakes Product Time McVitie's

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Blooms The Chemist makes Top End debut

Inside Retail

Blooms The Chemist has expanded into the Northern Territory launching four stores in the City of Darwin. The community pharmacy will offer medication packing, Indigenous health support, medication reviews along with essential health services and free local delivery.