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Gourmet Market Design and Restaurant Interior by Mindful Design Consulting

Mindful Design

Camino Farms Market is a gourmet grocery retailer with organic food offerings and an attached restaurant for hungry shoppers. We designed two locations for this chain, the first of which opened this fall in Mission Valley, San Diego. Mixing a contemporary design with green accents and wooden structures for an appropriate mise-en-scène for its quality […] The post Gourmet Market Design and Restaurant Interior by Mindful Design Consulting appeared first on Mindful Design Consulting.

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bent steel components wrap wooden retail store by VUILD in western japan

Design Boom

vuild crafts a three-way spreading form employing CNC-cutting for the structure's precise assembly. The post bent steel components wrap wooden retail store by VUILD in western japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Why Oroton is bringing AR mirrors to Australian fashion

Inside Retail

Window shopping is about to get a whole lot more exciting, with Australian designer fashion brand Oroton launching augmented reality try-on mirrors across the window displays of its stores in Sydney’s Queen Victoria Building and Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall. The AR displays, which come from fashion tech company Zero10, give customers the opportunity to virtually try on items from Oroton’s new collection.

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M&S opens new 97,000 sq ft store at Lakeside

Retail Focus

Marks & Spencer has today (Wednesday 15th November) officially opened its new store in Lakeside – one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations, owned by property company SGS and asset managed by Global Mutual. The new 97,000 sq ft store offers local shoppers a fresh market-style Foodhall, as well as spacious new Clothing, Home & Beauty departments, alongside a 140-seat M&S Café.

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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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How Can We Foster Emotional Connections At Work In The Post-Pandemic Era?

All Work

Despite nearly two decades of focus on workplace wellness, further enhanced by commendable progress, we need a more potent toolkit to entice teams back to the office — anchored in emotionally evocative design. Providing options for different types of spaces can mold an organization’s culture and boost productivity by instilling a sense of autonomy in employees, which, in turn, kindles positive emotions.

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colossal celestial rings enliven x+living’s futuristic bookstore in jiangsu, china

Design Boom

intertwined star rings takes over the store, ingrained with black wood grain bookshelves and marble textures for an infinite space. The post colossal celestial rings enliven x+living’s futuristic bookstore in jiangsu, china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Kocktail partners with John Lewis to open first instore concessions

Retail Focus

Award-winning independent ready-to-drink cocktail brand, Kocktail , has opened its first concessions in three John Lewis stores. The openings mark the brands first-ever physical presence in a department store and the first activation of its kind for Kocktail. Customers at John Lewis Cheadle , Cribbs Causeway and Kocktail’s hometown store of Newcastle will all be able to experience the sleek and sophisticated shopping experience.

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Unilever and notjust clothing fuse fashion with flavour in new collection

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Christmas Jumper pioneers and social enterprise notjust clothing has teamed up with Unilever to bring out a range of tasty festive knits for three of Britain’s most beloved grocery brands – Marmite, Pot Noodle and Colman’s Mustard.

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ARC’TERYX flagship brings vancouver’s pacific northwest roots to beijing

Design Boom

designing its ARC'TERYX beijing flagship, still young architects recreates the dramatic landscapes surrounding vancouver. The post ARC’TERYX flagship brings vancouver’s pacific northwest roots to beijing appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Do consumers really shop their values? Here’s what the data says, and why

Inside Retail

Australian consumers are becoming more conscious of the social, environmental, and economic implications of their purchasing choices. However, ongoing cost-of-living pressures remain a significant barrier to translating these values into action. A recent report by Baptist World Aid, based on responses from over 2000 Australians surveyed by research firm McCrindle in September, revealed an increased awareness of the impact of consumer choices.

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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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The webinar tackling sustainability in retail and why it matters

Retail Focus

In an era when climate change, industrial waste, energy consumption, and sustainability are at the forefront of our concerns, Shoplight, a Certified B Corp, has announced a webinar that delves into the innovative world of bioplastics and their potential to revolutionise the retail lighting industry. Being established members of the retail lighting industry, Shoplight understands the environmental impact of using aluminium in lighting products and the carbon miles generated from transporting t

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7 favourites at the Middle East’s leading design platform – Dubai Design Week 2023

Design Wanted

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member […] The post 7 favourites at the Middle East’s leading design platform – Dubai Design Week 2023 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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wooden shingles cover ‘yosemite’ renovated storefront by slow in japan

Design Boom

the interior unveils exposed structural elements, such as columns, beams, and plywood planks. The post wooden shingles cover ‘yosemite’ renovated storefront by slow in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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How RecycleSmart aims to simplify recycling for consumers and businesses

Inside Retail

Recycling has had a rough few years in Australia. While many businesses are doing their part to move away from plastic and use more sustainable and recyclable materials , it’s still proving difficult to keep non-biodegradable materials out of landfill. And, with the collapse of soft-plastic recycling provider RedCycle in 2022 , many brands have been left with few places to turn.

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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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Phase Eight & Hobbs open upsized store at Merry Hill

Retail Focus

Sovereign Centros has announced that premium womenswear brands, Phase Eight and Hobbs, have opened at Merry Hill, one of the UK’s top ten retail and leisure destinations. Having relocated from separate units, the sister brands have been brought together into an upsized 6,000 sq ft space on the Upper Mall, reaffirming their commitment to the destination.

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Désirée’s latest collections combine sharp accents and minimalist appeal to create ‘cosy’ moments

Design Wanted

Désirée‘s latest furniture collections go beyond mere embellishments. With a commitment to craftsmanship and innovation, the Italian furniture brand seeks to create catalysts for shared experiences […] The post Désirée’s latest collections combine sharp accents and minimalist appeal to create ‘cosy’ moments appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Yvonne, a TwentyOne06 interior design project, brilliantly reflects Dubai’s maximalist spirit

Design Middleeast

From Paris to Dubai, TwentyOne06’s Yvonne’s new look and feel is fuelled by foresight and in-depth understanding of design trends. Images of charming, beautiful, and conventional rooms may come to mind when you think of a French patisserie. However, Yvonne defies convention and emerges as a vibrant and daring playground for those who adore bold colors and unapologetic nostalgia.

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Burberry expects to miss FY24’s revenue target due to weak demand

Inside Retail

British fashion house Burberry is likely to miss its annual revenue forecast for FY24 as global luxury demand weakens, the company said in its latest report. Comparable store sales for the second quarter were up 1 per cent, a sharp drop compared to the 18 per cent increase in the first quarter. The modest growth was influenced by the 10 per cent drop in sales in the Americas.

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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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Webinar: An Industry Challenged – Our Solution to Cleaning Up Retail Lighting

Retail Focus

Join Shoplight Ltd for an illuminating journey towards a more sustainable future in retail lighting. Their upcoming webinar explores how innovative bioplastics can revolutionise retail lighting, reduce carbon emissions, and drive sustainability in the retail construction sector. Don’t miss this chance to be part of the change. Be part of a stimulating discussion with Shoplight Managing Director, Mark Shortland, where you’ll learn the thinking behind their circular economy lighting solution

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Step inside these 8 immersive installations seen at Dubai Design Week 2023

Design Wanted

A key feature – every year Dubai Design Week includes a diverse range of immersive installations that captivate and inspire visitors. Bringing together designers, architects, brands […] The post Step inside these 8 immersive installations seen at Dubai Design Week 2023 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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The Perfume Shop announces winners of annual Love Perfume Awards

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! The Perfume Shop is excited to announce the winners of its annual Love Perfume Awards, a celebration of fragrances voted for by staff and members of the public across the UK to discover their favourite scents of 2023.

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Novo Shoes Group expands online after NZ acquisition

Inside Retail

Melbourne-based footwear company Novo Shoes Group has acquired New Zealand brand Shoe Connection to further amplify its portfolio. The company said the acquisition will allow it to offer an “unparalleled year-round selection” of premium footwear products. “This expansion bridges the gap between comfort and sophistication, featuring a range of styles from casual to formal, all created with high-quality leather finishes at attractive price points that cater to various customer budgets.

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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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Perspex Distribution Ltd Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in the Thermoplastic Industry

Retail Focus

Perspex Distribution is proud to celebrate a significant milestone in its history – 20 years of industry-leading service and innovation. Perspex Distribution opened its first branch in Chelmsford, Essex, in October 2003, since then it has successfully expanded its product range and branch locations, successfully catering to a diverse range of UK industries, from signage and print, to construction and precision fabrication.

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Pressure to ‘onshore’ supply chains only growing, latest RetailX report finds

E Delevry

The latest RetailX Global ecommerce 2023 report tracks what’s likely to be important to the retail sector in 2024. It found that political pressure to ‘onshore’ supply chains is only increasing. Understanding the attitudes that different stripes of governments will have to their domestic industrial bases could become increasingly important in the years ahead.

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One name, two souls: a product brand and a design center fueled by innovation

Design Wanted

Rooted in the heart of Milan since 1981, MOMODESIGN has cultivated a rich legacy of design innovation and creativity. Initially emerging as a design studio within […] The post One name, two souls: a product brand and a design center fueled by innovation appeared first on DesignWanted.

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“Sold out within the hour”: Inside MCoBeauty’s 48-hour pop-up store

Inside Retail

Australian luxe-for-less beauty brand MCoBeauty has launched its first major physical space in Australia, but there’s a catch: it’s only open for 48 hours. The MCoBeauty ‘House of Beauty’, found on Sydney’s Oxford Street, opened to media on Friday, 17 November, and will usher approximately 1,500 ticket-holding fans through its doors on Saturday, 18 November.

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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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Shanky’s Whip rolls out three new formats for UK grocery retailers

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Shanky’s Whip Irish Whiskey Liqueur has launched three new formats specifically for the UK grocery sector. The 350ml, 1 litre and 1.75 litre bottles are available to now via the distributor Craftwork. Each sku launches to support critical pillars in Shanky’s Whip’s global expansion strategy, which seeks to reflect recognised and established sizes in key

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RX GLOBAL REPORT 2023 Logistics

E Delevry

The Global Ecommerce 2023 report, which is available to pre-register for now, highlights how advancing logistics technology has played its part in a year filled with economic and environmental challenges. The logistics industry had only just recovered from the extremes of Covid-19 but this year, immediately had to face soaring energy costs and record-high inflation, as well as fluctuations in demand caused in part by the resulting low consumer spending.

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2024 Business Trends for Retailers

Retailing Insight

W hile economic predictions for the coming year vary widely according to the source, certain trends that emerged during 2023 will become larger and more important. Small business owners, in particular, should consider incorporating a way to capitalize on some or all of these trends in their business model to keep pace with the competition. Integrating some or all of today’s business trends also offers customers a dynamic of relevancy and currency and can offer distinction in today’s highly compe

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Natura & Co sells The Body Shop to Aurelius for US$259 million

Inside Retail

Beauty brand The Body Shop has been acquired by pan-European alternative investment firm Aurelius from Natura & Co for £207 million (US$258.69 million). The Body Shop has over 900 company-owned stores across 20 countries and has partnerships with franchisees operating 1600 stores in additional 69 geographies. “We are deeply grateful to Natura & Co for their unwavering support and I’m looking forward to working hand in hand with Aurelius as we adapt and flourish in new global

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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.