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starbucks sets up shop in a century-old timber hanok in south korea

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starbucks' new location invites visitors to experience a traditional 'hanok' house, combining the old and new. The post starbucks sets up shop in a century-old timber hanok in south korea appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

What’s the future of omnichannel retail?

Inside Retail

The year is 2030. It’s been a decade since the pandemic, and the world has moved on. Society has adapted and we’ve empowered ourselves economically, professionally and with technology. Things are looking bright (and maybe there’s not a mask in sight).

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More than 250,000 people came to visit Battersea Power Station during opening weekend

Retail Focus

Battersea Power Station welcomed over a quarter of a million visitors during its opening weekend between Friday 14 th – Sunday 16 th October , as huge crowds came to see inside the iconic landmark for the very first time and explore the neighbourhood’s new pedestrianised high street, Electric Boulevard. .

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Shaken Udder’s entire range now non-HFSS

Talking Retail

Shaken Udder’s dairy-free shakes, Shaken Other, are now compliant with HFSS regulations after the brand reformulated the recipe. This means that the brand’s entire range of shakes, including dairy milkshakes, are non-HFSS.

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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

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Making a statement through art: 5 war-inspired designs

Design Wanted

What can art and war-inspired design do in a war situation? Can it influence the movement of tanks, stop a soldier or get a child to […]. The post Making a statement through art: 5 war-inspired designs appeared first on DesignWanted. Senza categoria Art design Design Social design

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“Just scratching the surface”: Unilever, KPMG execs talk ethical business

Inside Retail

Earlier this week, purpose-driven business leaders gathered in Sydney to talk shop at the annual Purpose Conference.

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Hybrid Retail/Cafe/Art Concept Debuts in Brooklyn

VMS

SEED Brklyn, a multi-retail concept with a speakeasy cafe and an experiential art space, will debut Oct.

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Instead Of Trying To Compete With The Home Office — Work With It

All Work

The pre-pandemic open office designs no longer meet the needs of employees who had gotten used to uninterrupted quiet in their homes.

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From resale to recycled steel, Swiss watches adapt for the next generation

Inside Retail

Swiss watch brands are set to benefit from a rise in pre-owned sales, driven by millennial and Gen Z consumers. A recent report from Deloitte estimates the pre-owned luxury watch market will grow to US$35 billion by 2030. .

Vispring opens first stand-alone flagship store in London

Retail Focus

Vispring, recipients of the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise and luxury bedmakers since 1901, is opening the doors to the brand’s first flagship showroom.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

Less, but better: 10 best Dieter Rams designs

Design Wanted

Considered one of design’s world geniuses, Dieter Rams‘ four-decade work for Braun and British company Vitsoe has made him a living icon. Artists and designers all […]. The post Less, but better: 10 best Dieter Rams designs appeared first on DesignWanted.

China Accidentally Made Our Gas Much Cheaper

Robinson Meyer

You’d be forgiven, at this point, for believing in what the MSNBC host Chris Hayes calls the “gas prices monocausal theory” of American politics.

Mecca for mums: How The Memo is disrupting the baby goods market

Inside Retail

The Memo was founded to take the pain out of shopping for baby goods, an experience that can often be overwhelming for first-time parents. Which products are really essential, and which ones are just gimmicks? “I

Gilly Hicks and Clarks snap up former Topshop unit at Manchester Arndale

Retail Focus

Manchester Arndale has announced that Gilly Hicks and Clarks will be moving into part of the former Topshop space, taking two newly created units.

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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.

The LAGO floating bed Fluttua is an outstanding design idea: here is why

Design Wanted

It’s impossible, when you see the LAGO floating bed Fluttua, not to stop and wonder. Is it hovering, is it an optical illusion, how does it […]. The post The LAGO floating bed Fluttua is an outstanding design idea: here is why appeared first on DesignWanted.

studio HAS crafts casa de zanotta interiors as a minimalist ‘stone forest’

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a softly lit maze of columns invites visitors to meander among the 'stone forest' and discover spaces like meadows. The post studio HAS crafts casa de zanotta interiors as a minimalist ‘stone forest’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

Why Ksubi CEO Craig King reads a book a fortnight, and says you should too

Inside Retail

Craig King started his retail career working on the shop floor of a luxury fashion boutique. What started as an unplanned detour from his university studies, turned into a lifelong passion for driving better business outcomes.

Superdry opens at London landmark, Battersea Power Station

Retail Focus

Superdry is among the first wave of an array of British and international brands shoppers can now find inside Battersea Power Station’s Turbine Halls. The London Landmark opened its doors to the public for the first time in history, on Friday 14 th October.

6 products made from food waste

Design Wanted

People browsing through design stores may have a hard time imagining that products on display, with beautiful leather-like patterns, are made from recycled fruit and food […]. The post 6 products made from food waste appeared first on DesignWanted.

Behind the cover design of the 2022 Booker Prize winner

DesignWeek

Art director Peter Dyer created the cover for this year’s Booker Prize winner, drawing inspiration from “Sri Lankan devil masks” known as Raksha masks. Shehan Karunatilaka is the second Sri Lankan author to win the prize with his book The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida.

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From retailer to philanthropist: Country Road launches $1.5m Climate Fund

Inside Retail

Country Road has launched the first fashion industry climate fund in Australia, the Country Road Climate Fund, which will see the heritage retailer invest $1.5 million in grant funding over the next three years to help accelerate climate solutions for Australia’s fashion industry.

The Watches of Switzerland group opens five showrooms at the new iconic Battersea Power Station

Retail Focus

The iconic Grade II* listed Battersea Power Station , a legendary London landmark, has been brought back to life as one of the most exciting and innovative mixed-use neighbourhoods in the world – a place for locals, tourists, and residents to enjoy a unique blend of shops, bars, restaurants, entertainment venues, parks, and historical spaces.

In Naples design is “fair”

Design Wanted

EDIT Napoli, the exhibition dedicated to authorial design that returned for its fourth consecutive edition in the capital of the Campania region from October 7 to […]. The post In Naples design is “fair” appeared first on DesignWanted.

Old Bank Branches Are Turning into Cannabis Dispensaries

VMS

Banking Buds: A typical standalone bank branch has a number of security, floor layout and customer service features that are easily converted to dispensary purposes. A T FIRST BLUSH, banking and budtending may not strike you as having much in common.

Is it time we started talking about the cost-of-business crisis?

Inside Retail

Labour costs have historically been one of the largest costs impacting a business’s ability to scale and grow. With an increase in energy and fuel costs driving a surge in production and delivery costs, retail businesses are starting to feel pressure from all angles.

Charlotte Tilbury launches at Liverpool ONE in regional debut

Retail Focus

Grosvenor today announces the opening of Charlotte Tilbury’s ‘Beauty Wonderland’ at Liverpool ONE. The 1,000 sq ft store, located on the corner of Paradise Street, marks the brand’s first UK opening in six years and the first standalone UK Charlotte Tilbury space outside London. .

Buster + Punch goes digital with global omni channel experience: The House of Buster + Punch

Design Wanted

Post-pandemic, the design industry has seen an increased demand for omni channel retail, as consumers crave new, fast and smooth-running retail experiences across channels. Leading the […].

Credo Acquires Fellow “Clean Beauty” Retailer Follain

VMS

A pair of “clean-beauty” pioneers have joined forces, with Credo (San Francisco) acquiring Follain (Boston) for an undisclosed price.

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Melbourne retail vacancy rate plummets as F&B sector eats up space

Inside Retail

Melbourne’s shopping strips have made a staggering recovery as vacancy rates drop below pre-Covid levels, according to new research.

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How Is the Retail Sector Affected by the Current Drop in Home Improvements?

Retail Focus

Recent reports suggest the boom in home improvement has come to an end, with the monthly Spending Report from Nationwide noting falls of 7% and 8% in June and July when compared to last year’s numbers.

Fabric arches divide Jonathan Simkhai store in SoHo by Aruliden

Deezen

Design agency Aruliden has created a retail space for fashion brand Jonathan Simkhai in New York City , translating cut-out shapes from its clothing into architectural partitions and furniture.

Nisa launches autumn deals

Talking Retail

Nisa has launched a host of new deals for retailers to help ignite sales during the busy autumn seasonal event period.

Where are Aussie consumers shopping now? Here’s what the data shows

Inside Retail

Lockdowns, store closures, and increased online shopping were all part of the ‘new normal’ for consumers and retailers during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. But it seems we may have finally seen the end of movement and retail restrictions – and the return of in-store shopping.

The Growing New Mexico Cannabis Market

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New Mexico’s cannabis industry is booming. Not only are the reported sales rising drastically, but high-quality New Mexico cannabis is among the cheapest in the country ( $283 per ounce ). In August 2022, cannabis retailers sold $24.2