2022

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Victorinox returns to London with new design concept

Retail Focus

Victorinox unveils its London flagship store featuring the new design concept. As the Swiss brand celebrates the 125 th anniversary of the iconic Swiss Army Knife, it returns to London with a brand-new flagship store opening on 388 Oxford Street, featuring products across the full offering. The move to Oxford Street reflects the brand’s growing influence in the UK retail space, whilst the new store with the revamped design concept brings together the Victorinox values of quality, functionality,

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Apple Brompton Road celebrates creativity with vibrant design and events featuring local artists

Retail Focus

Apple Brompton Road, Apple’s newest store in London, opens Thursday, July 28, in the city’s bustling Knightsbridge neighbourhood. A stone’s throw from Hyde Park, Apple Brompton Road features design inspiration drawn from local flora, along with a new slate of community events and seminars to help customers learn, create, and get the most out of their Apple products.

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Stop interrupting, start inspiring: 3 social commerce trends on the rise

Inside Retail

When Covid hit and physical stores closed, many retailers were left floundering, trying to work out how to maintain their relationships with customers and remain relevant in their hearts and minds. Enter the acceleration of social commerce. “The role of social media is changing. It is now both the megaphone and the marketplace for brands. It is the new search, the new storefront and the new helpdesk,” observes Etienne Mérineau, senior director of marketing at Hootsuite.

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

Design Boom

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.

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Get MACH Ready: Preparing Your Business for Digital Transformation

Adopting MACH technology means more than implementing new platforms. This type of digital change affects your organization at every level and requires a thoughtful approach to navigate challenges that crop up. The Get MACH Ready report, co-authored by MACH Alliance member Scott Canney in collaboration with Orium, commercetools, and Contentstack, will provide you with strategies to prepare your organization for a digital transformation.

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Offhand Practice designs second-hand bookshop in Shanghai to mimic greengrocer

Dezeen

Used books are displayed in supermarket-style crates at the Deja Vu Recycle Store in Shanghai , which local studio Offhand Practice has designed to counter the "shabby" image associated with second-hand shops. The store, which also carries pre-owned fashion, is located on the first and second floor of a three-storey building on Shanghai's buzzy Anfu Road.

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Pantone reveals its 2023 Colour of The Year

Design Week

At Art Basel Miami Beach Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Viva Magenta, has been revealed by Eley Cheng, Pantone vice president and general manager, and Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Colour Institute – both wearing items of clothing that hinted at the vibrant shade to be announced. For 24 years Pantone’s forecasters have been choosing a Colour of the Year following a process where.

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How To Master The Literal Art Of Workspace Design

All Work

After long stints of working from home, people have come to expect both functionality and comfort from their office environments. . Office art curation is becoming a more inclusive, collaborative experience that brings more creativity into office environments — in turn creating a positive workplace culture. Allwork.Space caught up with art studio Acrylicize’s Managing Director Paul Arad to learn how employers can use art to attract talent and ultimately make their employees happy. .

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Nisa goes ahead with new Jisp vouchering system after successful trial

Talking Retail

Nisa is to offer all its retailers Jisp’s augmented reality (AR) vouchering system, Scan & Save, after a successful pilot scheme. The trial for the cutting edge system involved 82,116 scans, 40,001 taps and 32,895 redemptions on Scan & Save branded AR vouchers from September to December. Participating retailers accumulated a combined discount redemption value.

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1/3 Of US Retailers Are 8 weeks Away From Going Bust Due To Supply Chain Issues

RetailMinded

* 80% of retailers have been hit with supply problems in the last year; *52% of shops and ecommerce brands have experienced stockouts, resulting in a loss of sales; *Supply crisis has added 23% to retailers’ costs over the last year and 51% have put up prices as a result; * Results are from a new survey of 500 retailers by Brightpearl , which provides retail operating solutions for some of the world’s biggest retail brands.

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Inflation + Customer/Vendor Contracts = Bankruptcy?

Hunton Andrews Kurth

Over the last two years, courtesy of a once-a-century pandemic, government-mandated business closures, nationwide stay-at-home orders, and—unprecedented—disruptions to the global supply chain have illuminated, previously unknown, vulnerabilities across a whole host of industries. Would anyone have seriously questioned the viability of office space two years ago?

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From Data to Decisions: Maximizing Retail Potential with AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and guest speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.

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Walmart Warns of Store Closures If Theft Continues

VMS

Shrink is growing at many retailers, including Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.), whose CEO says such theft could lead to higher prices and closed stores. “Theft is an issue. It’s higher than what it has historically been,” Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said Tuesday on CNBC ’s “Squawk Box.”. “We’ve got safety measures, security measures that we’ve put in place by store location.

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Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket

Retail Focus

Aldi has opened its first checkout-free store, where shoppers will be able to pick up products and leave without queuing to pay. The discount supermarket’s new site in Greenwich, south-east London, will also allow customers to buy alcohol, using facial age estimation technology to check whether they appear to be over the age of 25. Aldi has opened its first checkout-free store in Greenwich, south-east London (Aldi/PA).

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Trivago fined $44.7 million for misleading travellers

Inside Retail

Online travel booking company Trivago has been ordered to pay $44.7 million in penalties by the Australian Federal Court for misleading consumers over hotel prices. The court found that in January 2020, the company deceived consumers through misleading misrepresentations of hotel room rates on its website and in television advertisements. . Trivago had used an algorithm to determine which travel booking site paid the highest cost-per-click fee and highlighted them on its website.

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IKEA completes store in vienna, defined by green facade of massive ‘shelving’

Design Boom

the project marks an urban, car-free furniture store with a hostel in the upper floors and a public roof terrace. The post IKEA completes store in vienna, defined by green facade of massive ‘shelving’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Ten outlandish shop interiors that reimagine the retail experience

Dezeen

A pink furry fashion boutique, a cosmetics store styled like a 1970s office and a streetwear outlet adorned with a chandelier of Nike trainers feature in this roundup of weird and wonderful retail interiors. The past year has seen a growing trend for over-the-top shop interiors, from stores containing surreal sculptures and installations to those masquerading as something else entirely.

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Design co-op Calverts overhauls white remembrance poppy with eco-friendly design

Design Week

The white remembrance poppy, created as a pacifist alternative to the red poppy, has been redesigned by print and design co-operative Calverts for pacifist campaigning organisation Peace Pledge Union (PPU). The white poppy was first introduced as a symbol of remembrance and peace in 1933 by members of the Co-operative Women’s Guild. It is intended to remember both civilian and military casualties.

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Projects using the potential of mycelium, a natural alternative to plastic

Design Wanted

Mushrooms make for a yummy meal, but did you know they can also be used to create stunning product designs? That’s right. Designers all across the […]. The post Projects using the potential of mycelium, a natural alternative to plastic appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Here are 4 Sustainable Office Design Trends To Embrace In 2022

All Work

A growing number of developers, architects and interior designers are embracing sustainable alternatives in an effort to curb climate change. Reducing waste in the workspace design sector is a trending topic right now. The built environment industry needs to look beyond operational efficiency and focus on decarbonising the materials used in its build and fit out processes.

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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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Lucozade expands stimulant range with original flavour

Talking Retail

Lucozade is adding its Lucozade Original flavour to its Alert range, following £1m generated in less than two months within the convenience sector. Lucozade Alert Original will be available from February in 500ml plain and price-marked cans. The?launch will be supported by digital and social media advertising. Zoe Trimble, head of Lucozade at Suntory Beverage.

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In my opinion: what retailers really want from their technology providers

Retail Times

What retailers really want from their technology providers is often overshadowed in the media and at events by the futurology or exciting but peripheral innovation. Time to focus on the basics, says Duncan Potter, CMO from Pricer.

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Drytac confirmed as Gold Sponsor for PRINTING United Expo 2022

Drytac

Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce its Gold Sponsorship for the PRINTING United Expo 2022. Presented by the PRINTING United Alliance, the association made up of Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), Printing Industries of America (PIA), NAPCO Media and Idealliance, PRINTING United Expo is one of the most dynamic and comprehensive printing events in the Americas.

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Lucky Opens Small-Format Grocery Store in San Francisco “Food Desert”

VMS

Lucky Supermarkets, a grocery banner operated by Save Mart (Modesto, Calif.), has opened its first small-format store. Taking over a former Walgreens location in San Francisco’s Bayview community, the new market measures 9459 square feet. Efficiency is the goal of the store, which carries about 15 percent of Lucky’s typical SKU count and includes convertible check stands that can be manned by staff or serve as self-checkouts.

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Sustainability at Retail

Sustainability impacts every nation, company, and person around the world. So much so that, in 2015, the United Nations (UN) issued a call for action by all countries to work toward sustainable development. In response to this and as part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address these critical issues in this white paper.

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White paper: Joy of Shopping

Retail Focus

Following the oppression of isolation brought on by the pandemic, shopping-for-leisure in physical stores begins to replenish our essential need for real-time experiences and face-to-face interaction. The joy of shopping in bricks-and-mortar stores retains its pre-covid social value, but the key to on-going success is the industry understanding that customer needs have changed irrevocably, and they need to continue to adapt to meet them. female buyer pays with bank card in tea shop.

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Five leadership tips from entrepreneurs

Inside Retail

It can be easy to compare ourselves with others seemingly ten steps ahead in business, or to make the mistake of believing success came quickly or easily. In fact, many entrepreneurs will spend years learning from mistakes before solidifying and successfully executing a winning idea. What we don’t always see are the day-to-day steps of consistently working at an idea and on personal development to achieve said success.

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intersected white walls form geometric retail center + art gallery by aoe architects in china

Design Boom

thick walls and circular elements emphasize the presence of the new building, while generating a strong architectural symbol. The post intersected white walls form geometric retail center + art gallery by aoe architects in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Bala's SoHo store by Ringo Studio features oversized fitness equipment

Dezeen

Brooklyn-based Ringo Studio has created a pastel "playground" as the first retail space for fitness brand Bala in New York City , which includes scaled-up versions of its products. Founded by Natalie Holloway and Max Kislevitz, who appeared on reality TV show Shark Tank, Bala sells weights, bands and other fitness equipment in a range of candy colours.

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Forrester Report: Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions

Understanding the intricate world of Point-of-Sale (POS) technology is a common challenge for tech buyers. When it comes to defining the functions of Point-of-Sale systems, the communications have yet to be standardized–—until now. Forrester’s new report, Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions, breaks through the noise and provides business leaders with the information and tools they need to evaluate the features of POS systems.

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How Es Devlin designed this year’s Super Bowl half-time show

Design Week

The so-called “Avengers of Hip Hop” assembled last weekend to perform at this year’s Super Bowl half-time show. Dr Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar all took to the stage, performing to a crowd of 70,000 at California’s SoFi Stadium and an estimated 100 million worldwide. The music legends performed on a stage developed by British set designer Es Devlin.

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Meet the Apple car generated by an artificial intelligence

Design Wanted

John Mauriello presents a conceptual ‘AI-generated Apple Car’ – brilliantly utilizing the technology of artificial intelligence and designed by Dall-E 2 based on a text prompt. […]. The post Meet the Apple car generated by an artificial intelligence appeared first on DesignWanted.

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2023 Future Of Work Forecast: Office Design Is Ever-Evolving; Here Are 5 Trends For 2023

All Work

This article is part of the Allwork.Space 2023 Future Of Work Forecast. Click here to read about other trends we expect to see in the new year and how they will impact the future of work. The office sector will have to adapt to new ways of design that are more eco-conscious, and this is already being seen. . Organizations can be expected to integrate the remote and in-person employee experience by installing new, flexible technology within meeting rooms, common areas, and individual offices.

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Hardy’s kicks off the new year with £3m TV campaign

Talking Retail

Wine brand Hardys is set to launch a TV campaign in partnership with ITV. The “Certainty” campaign will return to TV in March, supported by in-store activity, digital advertising and social media content. As well as a new advert, Hardys has a new partnership with online learning platform Learning With Experts, which will invite shoppers. This story continues at Hardy’s kicks off the new year with £3m TV campaign.

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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.