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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. .

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RM Williams to kit out Australian Commonwealth Games team

Inside Retail

The Australian Commonwealth Games Team will sport uniforms during opening and closing ceremonies designed by RM Williams in partnership with Commonwealth Games Australia. The new capsule range of formal wear will include heritage designs and limited-edition leather boots, made in Melbourne.

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Co-op at the forefront of new high-tech food waste initiative

Talking Retail

The Co-op is among a group of leading companies experimenting with a new platform designed to cut food waste. The retailer has joined Microsoft and technology firms BJSS and Team BTG to create Caboodle, which should enable shops and hospitality businesses to re-distribute surplus food.

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

Retail Minded

When an SME merchant experiences rapid growth its profit margins might go up – but its back office operations often go into meltdown.

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.

TUDOR Watches to open new flagship store in Covent Garden

Retail Focus

Capital & Counties Properties PLC (‘Capco’) announces that luxury Swiss watch brand TUDOR, in partnership with leading watch and jewellery retailer Bucherer, will open a new mono-brand boutique in Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House Arcade, joining a stable of luxury brands across the Covent Garden estate.

Nobody Denim brings back menswear in winter range

Inside Retail

Fashion label Nobody Denim has announced the relaunch of its menswear collection for this winter.

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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?

Murmur gets into bed with Northern Irish outlet with first ever standalone store

Retail Focus

Irish homeware brand, Murmur has today announced plans to open its first-ever standalone store as part of longer-term ambitions to roll out more stores across the UK and Ireland. .

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Costco to invest $150m in three new Vic stores

Inside Retail

Costco plans to open three new stores in Melbourne and Geelong within the next two years, investing up to $150 million. CEO Patrick Noone told The Australian in an interview that potential sites were identified near Melbourne’s CBD, and at Officer and Geelong.

More than half now buy groceries online, says research

Talking Retail

More than half of UK consumers now buy some of their groceries online, according to new research. The survey of 2,500 people by digital commerce platform Spryker found that 60% bought at least some of their groceries online, with 16% buying all or most online.

JLL Offices by Tétris

Retail Design Blog

Flexible, agile, and sustainable define the new offices for JLL, a design that fully integrates the values of the global. office & healthcare flexible office plants

H&M HOME opens unique concept store in Berlin

Retail Focus

H&M HOME has opened the doors to its new standalone Concept Store in Berlin. The interior and lifestyle destination marks a new elevated level of global H&M HOME flagship stores and will offer a dynamic and inspiring customer experience.

Reebok adaptive range designed for people with restricted mobility

Inside Retail

Adidas-owned Reebok has launched a range of adaptive trainers for people with restricted mobility. Called Fit to Fit, the sneakers can be easily put on and removed.

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Co-op at the forefront of new high-tech food waste initiative

Talking Retail

The Co-op is among a group of leading companies experimenting with a new platform designed to cut food waste. The retailer has joined Microsoft and technology firms BJSS and Team BTG to create Caboodle, which should enable shops and hospitality businesses to re-distribute surplus food.

How the Pride flag was designed

DesignWeek

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.

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MoEngage raises $77Million Series E funding, led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management and B Capital

Retail Focus

MoEngage , the insights-led customer engagement platform, today announced that it has raised USD $77M in Series E funding.

Anne Klein, Lotto parent buys majority stake in Isaac Mizrahi

Inside Retail

Global brand management firm WHP Global has bought a 70 per cent stake in Isaac Mizrahi from Xcel Brands, in a deal valuing the American designer label at US$68 million.

Maltesers dark chocolate version launches

Talking Retail

Mars Wrigley has launched a dark chocolate version of its Maltesers brand, the first innovation in its classic range for more than ten years. The new dark Maltesers have 65% more cocoa and 30% less sugar and are intended to take advantage of the market trend towards dark chocolate.

On Our Radar: Previte’s Marketplace, Hanover, Mass.

VMS

Family-owned grocery Previte’s Marketplace recently launched its first satellite location in Hanover, Mass., nearby its main flagship location in Weymouth, Mass., using a mix of reclaimed wood for its expansive interior.

How to Create a Retail Store Interior: 6 Tips to Attract More Buyers

Retail Focus

When walking through a shopping mall, it is easy to spot which retail stores are doing well. Some are filled with customers, and others are so empty that they would be lucky if even a fly decides to pay a visit. What makes a retail store more attractive than another?

ARA reveals plans for First Responders Day on June 30

Inside Retail

Retailers both large and small will offer special discounts to front line workers across Australia on June 30 to commemorate First Responders Day. Australian Retailers Association (ARA) CEO Paul Zahra said first responders continue to go above and beyond to keep people and communities safe.

Swizzels launches new range for Minions film launch

Talking Retail

Family-owned sweetmaker Swizzels has launched several new products for the summer, as part of a limited edition Minions range to coincide with the release of the latest movie in the series.

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The Best Ways to Optimize Your Checkout Counter Space

Creative Displays Now

Checkout counters are a valuable area in the retail industry. Customers who enter the line are already preparing to make purchases, leading to a prime opportunity for securing an additional sale. How can you optimize a store’s counter space to sell more of your products?

5 Tips To Ensure Your Online Business Succeeds

Retail Minded

Starting an online business can be a daunting task. There are so many things to think about – from creating a website and designing it to attracting customers and making sales. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and not know where to start.

The hidden benefits of a coaching culture

Inside Retail

Last month we talked about How coaching influences the retail sales culture. A great culture is important in performance; however, there are many other benefits of coaching that are often overlooked but are powerful contributors to staff attraction, retention, fewer sick days and better performance.

Nisa retailers support jubilee celebrations across the UK

Talking Retail

Nisa retailers across the UK supported their communities in celebrating the Platinum Jubilee last weekend, from funding local events to holding their own, outside of store, festivities.

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POP Display Examples

Creative Displays Now

Even with the growth of online shopping, consumers still prefer traditional retail stores and crave the in-person shopping experience. Approximately 58% of U.S. consumers visit a physical store at least once a week to make a purchase.

The Great Retail Resignation – or the Great Rethink?

VMS

Any retailers thriving today deserve a lot of credit. They’ve taken on a host of challenges and are coming out the other end stronger and wiser. They’re now better at handling inventory, leaner with operations and have started to figure out “unified” commerce.

H&M, Lululemon back $250 million Fashion Climate Fund

Inside Retail

Lululemon Athletica and H&M Group are among backers of a $250 million fund aiming to speed up efforts to cut carbon emissions in the fashion industry’s supply chain, non-profit group Apparel Impact Institute said on Wednesday.

This manual washing machine is designed to help refugees clean their clothes

DesignWeek

A manual washing machine, designed to help refugees and communities without access to power, has found a new audience during the cost of living crisis. Nav Sawhney and his team founded the Washing Machine Project in 2018, with refugees and those living in homes without electricity in mind.

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Common Retail Signage Mistakes to Avoid

Creative Displays Now

You want shoppers to notice your signage and immediately grasp a sales message about your products to convert them into loyal buyers. Signs can sometimes confuse or deter customers when created without enough thought.

How Retailers Can Keep Up With Retail Consumer Trends

Retail Doc

Trends become opportunities. That’s what I heard when I was an invited guest a t IBM’s massive "Amplify" conference in Tampa. This is the first of a three-part blog with tips all retailers can use to build their marketing and omnichannel sales.

Mate, a luxury e-bike brand backed by Jay-Z, is heading Down Under

Inside Retail

Mate, a Danish e-bike brand famous for raising US$24 million in crowdfunding on Indiegogo, the most ever in the platform’s history, is heading to Australia.

How is the cost of living crisis impacting designers?

DesignWeek

In April, UK inflation rose to 9%, the highest rate in 40 years. The rising price of gas, electricity, food and raw materials are all adding pressure to households and businesses.

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The Benefits of Working With Retail Display Manufacturers

Creative Displays Now

Manufacturers professionally design custom retail displays for products in various industries, helping you reach more customers and increase your sales. Why use a professional manufacturer instead of creating your own signage or display?

How to Use Ceiling Chains in Interior Design

Mindful Design

If you have never considered the idea of ceiling chains in interior design, there is a world of beauty out there that is yours to discover. Ceiling chains are an atypical decorative accent, but one with tremendous visual potential.