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Creative Retail Awards crown the very best in worldwide design and display for 2022

Retail Focus

As physical retail evolves, design and experience have become more powerful tools than ever. The Creative Retail Awards have recognised the very best in retail, leisure, and hospitality design & display since 2018.

How online and offline retail are converging

Inside Retail

For more than two years into the pandemic, digital transformation and investment accelerated, and customers increasingly turned to online shopping as an alternative to traditional shopping. .


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Pernod Ricard UK predicts a big football and post-Omicron Christmas

Talking Retail

Christmas 2021 was billed to be a huge occasion until a new variant of Covid kept people at home in small groups, once again.

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Co-op, Next, Boots, No7: Retail giants win big at inaugural menopause awards

Retail Times

No7, Boots, Co-op and Next are among the winners at the inaugural GenM Awards. A world first, the awards aim to celebrate the brands leading change for the menopausal staff as well as consumers, and were launched by GenM – the menopause partner for over 60 brands. Awards Services Time GenM Awards

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!

iFLY selects The O2 for London debut

Retail Focus

Waterfront Limited Partnership, a joint venture between AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, who own and operate Icon Outlet and the Entertainment District at The O 2 , has announced iFLY , the indoor skydiving experience, is set to open at The O 2 mid-December 2022, in what will be the company’s first London location.

Hermes opens a luxury Sydney gym like no other

Inside Retail

Hermes will launch HermesFit, a temporary workout venue, in Sydney on the 14th and 16th of next month at The Hordern Pavilion. The HermesFit pop-up will be styled in the house’s recognisable orange, with graphic motifs adorning the walls.

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Follow These Tips To Achieve Sustainable Biophilic Design vs. Greenwashed Aesthetics

All Work

The term “biophilia” was created by psychoanalyst Erich Fromm who believed humans are genetically designed to thrive in natural settings/nature. . Popular biophilic projects often fail to consider the impact of their greenwashing (false impression of sustainability). .

Maserati unveils its world’s first new store concept

Retail Focus

Maserati is pleased to unveil its new global retail store concept, debuting with the opening of a new space in the heart of Milan’s historic and elegant Magenta district.

Scale Black Friday website traffic with API-first e-commerce – and relax!

Inside Retail

Wouldn’t it be great if Black Friday, Cyber Monday and any other seasonal event would be met with zero slowdowns or downtime due to traffic peaks? Yet, most retailers face issues increasing website capacity during these critical times. The result: Annoyed customers and missed revenue.

New Poundland convenience store for east London

Talking Retail

Poundland is putting the finishing touches to its new Poundland Local store in Whitechapel, east London. The new store opens on Saturday 1 October. It is the latest Poundland Local store in a pilot scheme designed to bring convenience shopping to neighbourhoods not currently served by Poundland.

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.

Wunderkind’s data reveals Back to School boosts online retail revenues

Retail Times

The latest data from Wunderkind, the leading performance marketing engine, shows thatthe Back To School shopping season gave UK online retailers a much-needed boost in September. A welcome respite from the ongoing cost of living crisis which is continuing to put pressure on UK household budgets.

New contemporary Savile Row showroom for Holland and Sherry

Retail Focus

London-based architecture and design studio Bluebottle has created a new, contemporary showroom for Holland & Sherry on Savile Row, London.

“We’re ready”: Menswear brand Yd launches dressed-up store concept

Inside Retail

Australian menswear retailer Yd is revamping its bricks-and-mortar experience with a radical new store design aimed at driving the next stage of the brand’s evolution.

America Is in the Middle of a Mini–Golden Age of Climate Policy

Robinson Meyer

What if the Senate passed an international climate treaty—a pact so powerful that it could avert nearly 1 degree Fahrenheit of global warming—and nobody noticed? That’s more or less what happened a week ago.

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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.

Aunt Bessie’s support visually impaired shoppers with on pack technology

Talking Retail

In a first within the frozen category, Aunt Bessie’s has introduced NaviLens technology to the packaging of two of its biggest selling SKUs, as it partners with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to support visually impaired shoppers.


KENJI selects the Bullring Estate for debut regional store

Retail Focus

Hammerson has announced that KENJI, the East-Asian inspired homeware and stationery brand, has selected Bullring for the brand’s first location in the West Midlands. .

Dyson unveils new Service Centre at Moore Park – embargo

Inside Retail

Appliance retailer Dyson has opened a Dyson Demo Service Centre at Sydney’s Moore Park.

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AI and AR freshen up men’s fragrance and create Lynx A.I.

Retail Times

"Created by robots for humans" and available through March 2023 this special edition body spray for young men has been developed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be the perfect scent. Axe A.I., is the result of a specially designed AI applied to analyze 6,000 perfume ingredients with 3.5?million


Retail Minded

Recently I had the opportunity to learn from Manhattan Associate’s Sebastian LeFebure about supply chain innovation based on customer purchasing changes.

Ribble rides away with Creative Retail Award

Retail Focus

Ribble Cycles wins the Omni-channel Experience award at the Creative Retail Awards 2022. The Creative Retail Awards ‘is a dynamic and exciting annual event designed to recognise and reward innovation and excellence in retail design and experience.

Woolworths Group reveals new management lineup

Inside Retail

Woolworths Group has named Daniel Hake as the new MD of Big W operations and Von Ingram as head of the group’s non-food retail businesses including Big W, MyDeal, PetCulture and HealthyLife.

EDIT Napoli: “fair” design is back in town

Design Wanted

Everything is set for the new appointment with EDIT Napoli, the fair dedicated to authorial and independent design which, from October 7th to 9th (press preview […]. The post EDIT Napoli: “fair” design is back in town appeared first on DesignWanted.

HARMAY store by AIM Architecture

Retail Design Blog

Chinese cosmetics retailer HARMAY has added yet another design-led flagship store to its growing retail network, and this time it’s. store design beauty & health shop steel racks wooden furnishings

Forbo’s Modul’up range distills Edinburgh Gin brand identity

Retail Focus

When Edinburgh Gin wanted to open its latest pop-up store in Edinburgh city centre, they tasked Exhibeo VM to design a store which reinforced the company’s branding, whilst creating a lasting visual impact.

Best & Less CEO Rodney Orrock steps aside on medical leave

Inside Retail

Budget apparel retailer Best & Less Group (BLG) CEO Rodney Orrock will be taking a three-month sabbatical from the company, for medical reasons. Former MD and current non-executive chair Jason Murray will take over Orrock’s responsibilities effective immediately.

2 chess sets that bring out old-school entertainment, with a twist

Design Wanted

The game of chess has been around for centuries. These two chess sets will make you appreciate this wonderful game even more. It’s intergenerational – where […]. The post 2 chess sets that bring out old-school entertainment, with a twist appeared first on DesignWanted.

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tsutsumi and associates forms labyrinth store in japan with romanesque concrete arches


the japanese retail store takes its cues from the architecture of a well-known french monastery. The post tsutsumi and associates forms labyrinth store in japan with romanesque concrete arches appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Zurcher Kantonalbank reimagine the banking proposition & experience with their “Branch of the Future”

Retail Focus

Dalziel & Pow continue their partnership with Zürcher Kantonalbank, to reimagine the retail banking proposition and experience, which now sees the most recent launch of their flagship “Branch of the Future” experience in Winterthur.

Online powers Premier Investments to profit despite mass store closures

Inside Retail

Online channels accounted for nearly one-quarter of Premier Investments’ sales last year as government mandates caused stores to be shuttered. The group, which owns and operates Jay-Jays, Dotti, Peter Alexander, Just Jeans, Smiggle, Portmans and Jacqui E, has reported an overall lift in sales of 5.2

Everything-as-a-Service: It’s time to unite software and devices under the same model


Link to the Fast Company Article. The post Everything-as-a-Service: It’s time to unite software and devices under the same model appeared first on Theatro. News Retail As A Service Employee Engagement Engagement Experience Productivity Satisfaction

How Manufacturers Use ERP To Beat Their Competition

Global Shop

Everyone knows ERP software is required to compete in today’s aggressive manufacturing market, but it’s no longer enough to simply have an ERP system.

The Best 2022 E-Commerce Tech Developments

Retail Focus

The online marketing industry is constantly evolving as retailers are always looking to improve their online marketing techniques to meet the demands of their customers. In what follows, we discuss the top 2022 e-commerce technology improvements guaranteed to develop your business. .

ToyWorld, Paw Patrol and TerraCycle expand toy recycling program

Inside Retail

Spin Master, the owner of the toy brand Paw Patrol, has partnered with TerraCycle and ToyWorld to expand a toy recycling program. . The addition of ToyWorld stores as collection points significantly expands the initiative that was first introduced last year.

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Holiday Hiring: Target Seeks 100k Workers, Walmart Pulls Back to 40k


Both Target (Minneapolis) and Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) have put out the call for seasonal hires for the upcoming winter holidays. Target is seeking about 100,000 part-time employees , and Walmart is reportedly looking to hire 40,000, a drop from the 150,000 workers it sought in 2021. “To