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A Disruptive Design For A New-Age Tea Drinkers’ Haunt

Retail Focus

The second outlet of the trendsetting Teavaro Global Brewhouse in New Delhi, located in Punjabi Bagh, is a 500 square feet next-gen tea haven. The latest branch of the teahouse is an exercise in breaking the monotony of the tea industry and shifting the perceptions of the modern urban denizen around the concept of tea. The main aim of the commission was to make the young Indian tea drinker perceive tea beyond the traditional connotations of chai by introducing them to innovative products and exp

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SML reinterprets ginseng cultivation structure as contemporary retail interior in seoul

Design Boom

the promotion wall nods to the traditional korean structure, transforming the main products into objects of art through careful curation. The post SML reinterprets ginseng cultivation structure as contemporary retail interior in seoul appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Is this the end of Australia’s supermarket duopoly?

Inside Retail

The allegations of price-gouging during a cost-of-living crisis by Australian supermarkets Coles and Woolworths could finally be the death knell of the duopoly that has long dominated the country’s grocery sector. Today, the Albanese government announced the Australian Competition and Consumer Consumer Commission (ACCC) will conduct a twelve-month probe to examine if Australian supermarkets have used their market power to increase their profit margins.

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KeyStore retailers highlight benefits of Filshill’s EPOS system

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Many KeyStore owners have adopted the system which offers huge benefits and enables retailers to stay on top of their business wherever they are – in the shop, at home, and also on the move. For Tony and Rachael Hewson, however, the technology has also helped convict a shoplifter who targeted their KeyStore Middleham store […] If you want more info

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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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Can independent retailers drive a high street resurgence in 2024?

Retail Focus

Charlotte Broadbent – UK General Manager at Faire After a bruising year for retail, there are finally some reasons for optimism going into 2024. The holiday season appears to be delivering to expectations. The freeze on business rates has put real cash in retailers’ pockets. And while I hear from our retailers some nervousness about the continued impact of our struggling economy on discretionary spending, the deceleration of inflation should at least prevent customers from tightening the p

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tory burch and humberto leon unveil new LA concept store with cat-inspired interior

Design Boom

tory burch taps humberto leon for LA pop-up shop Tory Burch has teamed up with American fashion designer and creative director Humberto Leon to create The Laboratory, a new concept store in Los Angeles on Melrose Avenue. The façade and interior of the pop-up shop are covered with the work of German photographer Walter […] The post tory burch and humberto leon unveil new LA concept store with cat-inspired interior appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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New B&Q Local Staines store celebrates upcoming opening with a special community makeover

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! B&Q has announced it will open its tenth B&Q Local store on Staines high street on Friday 26 January. To celebrate, colleagues from the new store offered support to local homelessness charity Spelthorne Rentstart with a special community makeover.

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Make Llum BCN’24 a part of your ‘Destination for Innovation’ experience at ISE 2024

Retail Focus

Prepare for an electrifying fusion of artistry and technology as Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the unrivalled global hub for professional audio-visual (pro AV) and systems integration, proudly announces its third-year sponsorship of the dazzling Llum BCN’24 light arts festival. Transforming Barcelona into a luminous masterpiece from 2 – 4 February, Llum BCN’24 promises an immersive journey into the realms of contemporary art, technology, and cutting-edge lighting design and is a programme of

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Meet Flavio Manzoni, the genius mind behind Ferrari’s car designs since 2010

Design Wanted

Before delving into the interview with Flavio Manzoni, let’s set the stage. During a casual gathering with friends on a countryside balcony in central Italy, conversation […] The post Meet Flavio Manzoni, the genius mind behind Ferrari’s car designs since 2010 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Gami Chicken and Beer’s sales surge amid healthier options rollout

Inside Retail

Korean restaurant chain Gami Chicken and Beer saw its sales more than doubled in the second half of last year, upon the introduction of healthier menu options. The restaurant, first launched in 2006, saw sales growth of 172 per cent from June to December, thanks to the addition of individual menu items. Sales of the individual items surged 152 per cent during the period. “Gami Chicken has gradually introduced individual menu items such as Bibimbap, Kkochi Salad, Gochujang Chicken, and a Ga

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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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Taking Shape

Design Middleeast

As we begin the new year, let’s look at some exceptional projects to look forward to in 2024 that are high on architecture, style, innovation, and creativity. Six Senses Amaala U+A Six Senses Amaala attracts guests into a realm of unparalleled enchantment, where the art of crafting unforgettable memories takes centrestage. This coastal haven, positioned within unique landforms, unveils a tapestry of accommodation options, each a testament to the brand’s commitment to refined luxury a

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Exploring the Popular Twitch Categories in the UK: From Gaming Giants to the Emergence of PayPal Casino Streams

Retail Focus

In the digital landscape of live streaming, Twitch stands as a beacon of entertainment and community. This is especially true in the United Kingdom, where a diverse range of content categories captivates a vast audience. From the adrenaline-fueled gaming streams to the cozy corners of ‘Just Chatting’ rooms, Twitch in the UK offers a virtual mosaic of interests and activities.

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Philips MyCreation lights up global spaces with advanced 3D printing technology

Design Wanted

In a world where sustainability is no longer an option but a necessity, Philips MyCreation is leveraging the power of 3D printing to usher in a […] The post Philips MyCreation lights up global spaces with advanced 3D printing technology appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Ultra Violette raises $15m from private equity investor for American expansion

Inside Retail

Australian sunscreen brand Ultra Violette has secured a $15 million capital from US consumer growth equity firm Aria Growth Partners, as it seeks to further expand in North America. The investment coincides with Ultra Violette’s celebration of its fifth anniversary. Aria has taken an undisclosed stake in the business in what marks the first time Ultra Violette has taken outside capital, having previously been bootstrapped by its founders Ava Chandler-Matthews and Rebecca Jefferd, (pictured above

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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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The Power of End-to-End Customer Care

Bish

In the fiercely competitive retail sector, Fortune 500 companies that specialize in consumer goods are constantly exploring avenues to refine their operations The post The Power of End-to-End Customer Care appeared first on Bish Creative.

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Casinos Combine Entertainment with a Retail Experience

Retail Focus

If you thought that casinos only provide slot machines and roulette or poker tables, think again. These venues are stepping up their appeal to their customers. A new term has been coined for these venues. As casinos combine a retail shopping experience, one now enters the sphere of “retailtainment”. Customers can now enjoy shopping, besides gambling on different games in their favourite casinos.

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How To Create A Happy Workplace? Business Environment Design Matters

All Work

Visionary leaders recognize that an employee-focused environment promoting happiness and engagement enhances productivity, sales, and retention, thereby improving the company’s overall performance. Adopting a design approach that integrates elements of surprise, well-being, confidence, and inspiration can leverage happiness hormones like dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins to foster a productive and content workforce.

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Apparel label The Upside partners with pilates chain in sustainable collection

Inside Retail

Apparel brand The Upside has partnered with fitness franchise Strong Pilates to launch a sustainable activewear collection. The collection features 100 per cent sustainably-focused fabrics with each piece carrying a custom-designed branded artwork including Strong Pilates’ logo. Strong Pilates is an advocate of sustainability, maintaining a plastic-free environment at its studios. “As a brand, Strong has always been very clear on its values and goal of feeling stronger both physicall

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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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Aro Archive store features pastel-coloured rooms and industrial control station

Dezeen

Fashion retailer Aro Archive's pastel-hued east London store was designed by founder Ariana Waiata Sheehan to evoke "a sense of otherworldliness". The store, located in Shoreditch, replaces the brand's previous, more industrial store on nearby Broadway Market and was intended to have a frivolous feel. The Aro Archive store has pastel-coloured floors in pink and blue The interior has "a sense of otherworldliness, escapism and fun," Waiata Sheehan explains, comparing it to "a mixture between a mus

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Choosing the Right Crypto Futures Trading Platform: Popular Options

Retail Focus

The exponential expansion of the crypto market has led to a significant surge in the demand for platforms allowing crypto futures. They offer the lucrative opportunity to engage in speculative trading of crypto assets. The task of selecting the most suitable platform amidst a plethora of options can turn out to be challenging. In this article, we shall examine common platforms for futures trading.

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Quirky and Fun Light Fixtures that Won’t Go Unnoticed

Mindful Design

Light fixtures are an excellent way of infusing your commercial interior with personality and charm. Towering over your space and visible from all angles, they are an opportunity to make a statement on a relatively small budget. Considering the abundant selection of fun light fixtures out there that use unconventional designs, shapes or materials, choosing […] The post Quirky and Fun Light Fixtures that Won’t Go Unnoticed appeared first on Mindful Design Consulting.

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Pamela Anderson takes stake in minimalist beauty startup Sonsie Skin

Inside Retail

Pamela Anderson has invested in Sonsie Skin, a minimalist skincare startup, and will serve as co-founder and owner. This project is described as a new chapter for Sonsie and Anderson, as they present “a common vision for holistic beauty and self-empowerment” “Pamela is an icon, trailblazer, and someone I admire deeply,” said co-founder Marie von Behrens-Felipe.

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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.

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A real fresh food store with a natural appearance and fruit and vegetables as a basis

Retail Design Blog

A real fresh food store with a natural appearance and fruit and vegetables as a basis. Routing and product presentation.

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Revolutionizing Retail Spaces: Wall Design and Custom Millwork

FC Dadson

Revolutionizing Retail Spaces: Wall Design and Custom Millwork In the world of retail design, the walls around us are more than just structural elements; they are canvases waiting to be transformed. Understanding the different types of walls is essential for any retailer looking to create a space that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. This knowledge, paired with the expertise of FC Dadson in custom millwork, can revolutionize any retail environment.

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Meeting UK demands: Barney’s Farm launches UK website and distribution centre

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! In the ever-evolving world of cannabis cultivation, Barney’s Farm has stood out as a beacon of quality and innovation. Renowned for its exceptional strains and pioneering spirit, this company has been a favourite among cannabis enthusiasts for decades.

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Kogan’s gross sales decline, profit up amid shift to light-capital business

Inside Retail

Pureplay, listed online retailer Kogan said its gross sales fell in the first half of the current fiscal year amid inventory reduction as the company continues its evolution into a more light-capital business. Kogan’s gross sales fell 5.6 per cent year over year to $445.4 million in the first half ended December 31 last year. However, gross profit increased 42.1 per cent to $89.5 million and gross margin improved to 36 per cent.

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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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Jason Wu store by SLT Design

Retail Design Blog

New York City-based Taiwanese-Canadian designer Jason Wu established his eponymous fashion brand in 2007 while also doing stints at other.

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MIFF, the largest export-oriented furniture trade show in Southeast Asia

Design Wanted

Scheduled from March 1 to 4, the milestone edition of MIFF (Malaysian International Furniture Fair) will once again be held at two fully booked venues, the […] The post MIFF, the largest export-oriented furniture trade show in Southeast Asia appeared first on DesignWanted.

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12th British Kebab Awards unveils Culinary Excellence Sponsored by JUST EAT

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The 12th edition of the renowned British Kebab Awards, proudly sponsored by Just Eat, is delighted to reveal the highly anticipated shortlist for this year’s celebration of culinary excellence. Following a meticulous selection process, the shortlist showcases the exceptional talent and dedication of establishments from across the nation.

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Longchamp redefines its retail footprint with très chic Melbourne apartment

Inside Retail

Iconic French fashion brand Longchamp has just opened the doors to a newly renovated apartment at the ‘Paris end’ of Melbourne’s Collins Street in a way that is très chic. The luxury market is categorised by its exclusivity, maintained through a combination of high price points, consciously limited product volumes, reputation and customer experience, amongst other factors.

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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.