Sat.Feb 04, 2023 - Fri.Feb 10, 2023

article thumbnail

The Heart of EuroShop: Shopfitting, Store Design & Visual Merchandising

Retail Focus

The EuroShop trade fair, held in Düsseldorf from 26th February to 2nd March 2023, will showcase the latest developments in retail design, shop fitting and visual merchandising. This sector, one of eight experience areas at EuroShop, is the largest and most diverse, with 328 exhibitors showcasing their latest products and ideas over 28,000 square metres of exhibition space in Halls 10, 11, 12 and 13.

article thumbnail

Rice and Roll, Northland by Studio Gray-Scale

Retail Design Blog

Rice N Roll were initially clients who wanted to refurbish an existing site. This site saw out its lease period.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Is Korea’s Arte Museum the future of experiential retail?

Inside Retail

One of Southern California’s most storied malls, Santa Monica Place, is to get a new anchor from Korea: Arte Museum, an immersive digital art exhibition created by Korean design firm D’strict. Arte Museum will occupy approximately 4,750sqm of space that was vacated by Arclight Cinemas when it closed in 2020. The space is the upper level of a three-level empty box, the two levels below having been left by upscale department store Bloomingdales , which closed in March 2021.

Art 130
article thumbnail

curving walls & interactive fitting rooms define this digital showroom by balbek bureau

Design Boom

step inside the symbol digital showroom by balbek bureau Ukraine-based practice balbek bureau reveals its latest retail project, an interactive luxury showroom in the heart of Kyiv. The team was approached by Symbol, the largest Ukrainian distributor of luxury segment brands, requesting a boutique interior with a fresh new concept powered by digital features.

Boutique 252
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

EuroShop 2023 Preview

Retail Focus

EuroShop 2023 is set to be more important than ever as the global retail industry looks to recover from the effects of the pandemic. Taking place in Düsseldorf from 26 February to 2 March, EuroShop will provide a platform for over 1,700 exhibitors from 56 nations to showcase their latest developments and innovations in the retail industry. EuroShop will showcase innovative solutions from exhibitors designed to help retailers adapt to the changing customer habits and needs.

article thumbnail

Cutting-edge technology enables a new path towards circularity

Design Wanted

Reform Design Lab follows up the success with their groundbreaking Reform Lounge Chair and Gestalt Coffee Table with an equally stunning piece – The MOTIF Chaise […] The post Cutting-edge technology enables a new path towards circularity appeared first on DesignWanted.

Design 116

More Trending

article thumbnail

tokujin yoshioka injects futuristic accents into new issey miyake store in tokyo

Design Boom

the ISSEY MIYAKE GINZA store also features a gallery space to display local designs, artworks, and crafts. The post tokujin yoshioka injects futuristic accents into new issey miyake store in tokyo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

article thumbnail

Proximity retailing and current retail environmental paradoxes

Retail Focus

“Proximity” has become a controversial term when it comes to retail. In an urban setting, “proximity” goes back to its golden age because customers find it more practical and suitable for shopping around the corner. In remote villages, proximity retail suffers. Customers find it more convenient to drive back and forth to find a retail conglomerate to make or complete their purchases.

article thumbnail

Is AI bound to change how we design and create?

Design Wanted

Over the past few years, AI-generated art has become a hot topic. Since recent improvements, AI image generators can quickly turn written phrases into impressive pictures. […] The post Is AI bound to change how we design and create? appeared first on DesignWanted.

Design 98
article thumbnail

US demand boosts L’Oreal fourth-quarter sales

Inside Retail

L’Oreal posted 8.1 per cent sales growth in the fourth quarter, a touch slower than in the previous three months, with firm demand in the United States and Europe helping to offset the dent from coronavirus disruptions in China. The cosmetics company, which sells Maybelline mascara and CeraVe skincare, recorded sales for the last three month of 2022 of US$11.1 billion, in line with analyst expectations, according to Refinitiv data.

Contrast 246
article thumbnail

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

article thumbnail

REWE International will rely on Körber’s Warehouse Management System

Retail Times

REWE International AG has chosen Körber’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) to be deployed across 40+ European locations. K.Motion WMS aims to optimise a complex process landscape, bringing maximum flexibility to meet the multi-layered demands of the food and pharmacy retail industry.

article thumbnail

Foot Locker opens new Westfield Stratford flagship

Retail Focus

In a bid to offer an elevated retail experience and inspire youth culture, Foot Locker has opened a new, 10,000 sqm store in the UK. The store sets a precedent by combining innovation and technology to provide customers with the ultimate shopping experience. By making visitors active participants and going beyond traditional retail, the brand aims to build a deeper connection with the local community.

article thumbnail

From fun to timelessness: Project 213A explores sustainability and craftsmanship through their designs

Design Wanted

When a design studio describes itself as ‘timeless and playful’, that’s when you know their designs are ones to have. This is the case with the […] The post From fun to timelessness: Project 213A explores sustainability and craftsmanship through their designs appeared first on DesignWanted.

Design 98
article thumbnail

Adidas launches its first new label in 50 years

Inside Retail

Sportswear giant Adidas has revealed its first brand-new label in five decades – Adidas Sportswear, which will launch this month. The new line, in partnership with producer and style icon Jenna Ortega, aims to elevate the wearer’s everyday appearance with a selection of modern fits featuring cutting-edge performance technology to bring the same level of comfort and assurance to everyday life as its performance collections have for athletes for decades.

Line 246
article thumbnail

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

article thumbnail

The Hottest Marketing Trends from 2023 KBIS/IBS  

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

Las Vagas, NV — The KBIS/IBS show floor has always been electrifying, but this year’s edition was packed full of astounding showcases of impressive exhibits and marketing know-how. According to the official publication of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), this year’s annual Design & Construction Week brought in over 200,000 housing and design professionals to Las Vegas.

article thumbnail

Three Reasons to Offer Same-Day Delivery and Three Reasons Not To

Retail Focus

Are you considering offering your customers same-day delivery? If so, you should first spend time considering the following advantages and disadvantages. Three Reasons to Offer Same-day Delivery Let us begin with the positives. The following three reasons why you should provide same-day delivery will undoubtedly make you think same-day deliveries are a good idea. 1.

Light 130
article thumbnail

Ecuadorian design revisited: studio ANDEAN combines artisanship with modern manufacturing

Design Wanted

Committed to enhancing the collective future of Ecuadorian talent and essence, designer Alejandro Moyano created studio ANDEAN where artisanship is combined with modern manufacturing processes, resulting […] The post Ecuadorian design revisited: studio ANDEAN combines artisanship with modern manufacturing appeared first on DesignWanted.

Design 98
article thumbnail

Declining returns push brands to diversify advertising channels

Inside Retail

The cost of customer acquisition on Google ads has become higher than ever before, with most brands now paying an average of $28 per customer – enough to cover a takeout meal, a decent bottle of red, or two movie tickets on cheap Tuesdays. There’s a clear need for high-performing alternatives to Google and Facebook that help brands convert customers for less, without sacrificing quality or reach.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

What’s on your shopfloor?

Barber Design

The purpose of a shop window and store front is to drive footfall; it needs to be eye-catching, traffic stopping and clear about what the space is going to deliver. It has to deliver the proposition of the store. But what is that? Consumers are currently very price conscious, sustainability conscious and staring at their phones! A store has to be multi-purpose.

Space 98
article thumbnail

Common Mistakes Rental Owners Make

Retail Focus

As a rental property owner, it can be easy to make mistakes that can cost you time, money, and headaches. Here are some common mistakes rental owners make and how to avoid them. Not running adequate checks on a potential tenant One of the rental owners’ biggest mistakes is not conducting thorough background checks on potential tenants. It’s important to verify a tenant’s income, credit history, and rental history to ensure they will be able to pay rent on time and take care of

article thumbnail

How pressure sensors are going to enhance physical-digital interaction in product design

Design Wanted

The integration of haptic actuators in products offers several advantages in terms of advanced functionalities, bringing new life to the classical human-object interaction. Even before Virtual […] The post How pressure sensors are going to enhance physical-digital interaction in product design appeared first on DesignWanted.

Design 98
article thumbnail

Fair Work takes 85 Degrees to court: why franchisors should be worried

Inside Retail

Legal proceedings have commenced against the franchisor of the 85 Degrees cafe chain, lodged by Fair Work Ombudsman, relating to alleged underpayments by franchisees. The case is a landmark in that it represents the first time the FWO has commenced proceedings against a master franchisor rather than individual franchisees who are employing staff and underpaying them.

246
246
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

A potato-based bottle that you can eat, compost or dissolve

Design Week

Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine has collaborated with juice company Eckes Granini to develop a bio-based bottle called GoneShells, which is made from potato and can be eaten, home-composted or dissolved under water when finished with. While Tomorrow Machine has experience working with research institutes and designing new materials for the packaging industries, this is the first project.

Design 96
article thumbnail

Android or Apple: Which should you choose?

Retail Focus

We face plenty of dilemmas on a daily basis. But few are as polarising as which mobile phone system you should choose: Google Android or Apple iOS? If you’re weighing up whether to get the latest iPhone or a rival handset from the likes of Samsung, here are some of the benefits of each to help you decide. Why get an iPhone? Not convinced an Android is for you?

Line 130
article thumbnail

Coworking Spotlight: The Clearing in NYC Focuses on Hospitality

All Work

The Clearing is a private daytime work lounge with a dedicated hospitality team, food and beverage from on-site restaurants, and premium meeting rooms. This space provides unique benefits including wine and produce club memberships, plus a robust events calendar that features happy hours, business and wellness workshops, fitness and wellness classes, and more.

Color 90
article thumbnail

Are retailers in for disheartening Valentine’s Day sales this year?

Inside Retail

While love will be in the air this Valentine’s Day, there’s mixed data relating to whether customers will buy in, on account of cost of living challenges, and a change in the way that the holiday is celebrated. Research from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and Roy Morgan from late January showed that customers are set to spend $485 million during Valentine’s Day, up 16.9 per cent on the previous year.

Gifts 246
article thumbnail

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

article thumbnail

LDF could lose “global audience” without trade shows

Design Week

So, farewell 100% Design. The fair, re-badged as Design London in 2021 by owners Media 10, once defined contemporary UK design and shaped London’s creative reputation after its debut in September 1995. Now the show has been folded into Clerkenwell Design Week 2023 (CDW), the London Design Festival (LDF) will not have a cornerstone trade event for the first time in its twenty years.

Design 88
article thumbnail

The 5 Best Apple Products You Can Buy in 2023

Retail Focus

Despite having a relatively good year for new Apple products in 2022, Mark Gurman of Bloomberg claims that the company may not be able to produce much excitement around new products for the remainder of the year. So instead, it might unveil new products at a relatively low-key event. As the end of the product cycle for Apple approaches, we’re starting to look ahead to next year.

Promotion 130
article thumbnail

Department Store Offering ‘Cover-Up’ Styles Coming Soon

VMS

The American Dream mega-shopping complex in East Rutherford, N.J., will soon be home to a department store selling modest clothing for populations that require cover-up styles, Women’s Wear Daily reports. Called ADdress, the store will open in phases, starting on Valentine’s Day. “ADdress at American Dream will be the world’s first modest clothing department store to cater to Orthodox Jews, Muslims and others who need styles that provide more cover up,” Don Ghermezian, President and CEO of Ameri

article thumbnail

“Feels like a fresh start”: Inside Black Pepper’s growth plans

Inside Retail

After a shaky few years, Brand Collective’s Black Pepper is on the front foot and looking to grow. The womenswear retailer consolidated through the Covid-19 pandemic, closing stores while also focusing on its growing online presence. But with a new owner, and new funding, the business is set to reclaim some of its scale. According to general manager Rachel Digby, Black Pepper is set to open a number of new stores in 2023, and is already investing in making its existing stores more “luxurious”.

Planning 246
article thumbnail

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.