Russian industry comes together to reward innovation


The pandemic may have prompted hurdles and date changes for the 16 th annual POP competition of POPAI RUSSIA, but it certainly didn’t curb innovation. The organization, part of the Shop!

Sales Training: The 5 Stupidest Questions To Ask Retail Shoppers

Retail Doc

People who sell retail have to up their game, or their brick and mortar stores will bleed customers. And don’t blame online sales….


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Five Benefits of Online Shopping and Offline Shopping


People decide to do shopping online or offline due to several reasons. When shopping online, there are several benefits you will enjoy. Online shopping allows you to save time and money. You can relax in your home and use your laptop to access several shopping sites online.

Restrooms: At The Center Of Public Health And User Experience

All Work

The restroom is one of few places in a workspace that is used by everybody. Sadly, many restrooms are less than idyllic. But they have the potential to enhance comfort and satisfaction.

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Low Voltage Wiring Explained

Promotion Tech

What is the difference between CAT5 and CAT6 cable in low voltage wiring? Does one wire fit all circumstances and applications? You may already work in an office that has been properly wired for sharing business information


ONE-CU Conceives an “Ambiguous” Cheongsam Workshop in Jiangmen, China

Home World Design

Project name: Poly • City Gather Cheongsam Workshop. Design firm: ONE-CU Interior Design Lab. Design director: Huang Jianfeng. Interior finishing design team: Feng Liu, Zhai Mengfei, Lin Qing, Wang Wulin. Interior decoration design team: Cai Shaona, Hua Su. Location: Jiangmen, China. Area: 280 m2.

Global is boring, retail goes local

Fashion Retail

I usually prefer to mention niche players success stories because writing about big players making the right moves is not big surprise. But, when you are an elephant, adapting to changes is not easy neither fast.

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Common Mistakes in Retail Display Designs and How to Avoid Them

Creative Displays Now

Some retail store business owners believe that success rests solely and firmly on product selection and price. While it is true that these factors are essential to get shoppers through your door and convince them to buy, would you believe it if we told you there’s much more to the story?

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook for Brands and Businesses, Launch Updates

Gustie Creative

Gustie COVID-19 Handbook for Brands and Businesses, Launch Updates Solutions for Disrupting Disruption, COVID-19 Handbook, The Essential Guide for Brands and Businesses, 2021 Edition is a highly visual handbook that delves into the impact of the novel coronavirus on our lives and society.

Sales Territory Management Plan: Creating a 5 Step Strategy [Video]


Most consumer goods companies understand the importance of an effective sales territory management plan - it can prevent territory overlap between field reps, which causes confusion and wastes time.

Building the ultimate retail environment


PHOTO: ISTOCK/SORN340. The in-store retail environment is the setting for the customer experience that a store delivers to its shoppers. The customer experience is more than just a transaction.

Retail Management Tips: 15 Ways to Increase Profit Margins

Retail Doc

Looking for how to grow profit margins in your store? KPI retail management Margin

Ecommerce strategy: How to Disrupt the Disruptors  


There’s an unlikely contender for the eCommerce crown – the king of the physical retail space: Walmart. . It seems counterintuitive, but key to Walmart’s success in the eCommerce arena is its sheer physical presence on the ground.

Brighten Your Workspace With The Pantone Color Of 2021

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The Pantone 2021 color of the year is actually two colors — the quiet ‘Ultimate Gray’ and a bright sunshine yellow called ‘Illuminating’. The Pantone Color of the Year is selected by The Pantone Color Institute and is used to set design trends for the year ahead.

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Holiday Email Marketing: A How-To Guide


The holiday shopping season is traditionally a huge revenue driver for retailers, but that’s especially true this year, as many businesses are looking to make up for time lost due to the events of the last several months.

Hangzhou Vanke – Qiantang Oriental CO-Life Experience Center

Home World Design

Based on the question, ONE-CU Interior Design Lab conceived a novel sales center for the residential development Vanke • Qiantang Oriental in Hangzhou, China. Continue reading. ONE-CU Interior Design Lab Retail Design consumption space Hangzhou interiors public community space retail sales centers

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Influencer Brands

Fashion Retail

Digital era, the long tail, streetwear, social media, pure players, business platforms, influencers, liquid design… these are some of the ingredients for cooking this article… Global volatility, from geopolitics to social instability, is the new normal.

What is Visual Merchandising and why is it important for your brand’s success?


What is Visual Merchandising and why is it important for your brand’s success? At Bish Creative, we believe first impressions matter. In the retail world, this could be the difference between a satisfied customer or a lost sale.

Managing Crowd Control

Promotion Tech

As the world continues to reopen, we are once again faced with a new challenge — managing crowd control.

Best of ‘Showcase Ireland’ 2020 exhibition design

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In this post, we travel back in time to January 2020 to look into some interesting exaples of the exhibition design. Back then, Design and Crafts Council of Ireland organised a trade fair called the Showcase Ireland.

Smart Office Renovation Ideas On A Tight Budget

Fuhrmann Construction

Like most professionals, you probably spend a significant amount of time at the office. Sometimes more than you would like. Therefore, it’s important to create a space that is comfortable and inviting for your staff, customers, and anyone who visits the space.

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Store designs help create buzz for cannabis retailers


The $9.3 billion U.S. cannabis industry includes stores like Common Citizen in Flint, Mich., designed by GH+A design studios. PHOTO: NICK DAVIS. By Beth Mattson-Teig.

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5 Pitfalls of DIY Retail Sales Training in Your Store

Retail Doc

While I love to speak to retailers and provide retail sales training for how to sell better in their stores, I have another passion - fixing up old houses. Retail Sales Training Retail Training

Why You Must Remove Ice From Your Store’s Sidewalk


Every store has a responsibility to protect its customers from harm while they are on the premises. This is not only good customer policy, it is also the law. That is why store owners should take care to remove, or warn customers about, any obstacles or hazards that could cause them harm.

How Retail Design Insights Will Inspire Workplace Design

All Work

Workplace design can learn a lot from other industries, such as retail. The way we work has been reset, and we must completely rethink our current offices. Figure3’s Mardi Najafi and Jillian Warren explore how to create more memorable experiences in our offices.

Repsly Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies


magazine recently revealed that Repsly earned a spot on its annual Inc. 5000 list , the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks the second consecutive year Repsly has received the honor.

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Retail Media - Win or Whine for Shopper Marketers


With promises of greater personalization and targeting capacity backed by point of sale data, retailers are inviting consumer goods marketers closer to shoppers with the launch of their own retail media platforms. Best Practices Trends

Digital Evolution Lab: The Lab

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Lab participants completed their last week of the Pre-Lab on July 17th before finally embarking on the official Lab itself. The last week of the Pre-Lab included a very informative and engaging workshop called Web Apps with Rhino Compute led by Steve Baer of McNeel.

What’s the Difference Between All These Face Masks?


There are a variety of face masks being worn today during the pandemic. And if you are in a public place where you will encounter other people, you should wear a mask according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).

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The Power of Perception During COVID-19

Promotion Tech

Do perceptions matter in your COVID response? You bet they do. Over the last five months, COVID-19 has forced the restaurant and retail industries into action and has left many scrambling to seek out the newest innovations to keep their staff and customers safe


Workplace Temperature Kiosks Help Businesses Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

Frank Mayer

Recently, New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy signed a COVID-19-related executive order requiring specific health and safety standards that would protect New Jersey workers at their places of employment.

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Staying Connected: Together, Apart

Natural Insight

Go Home 2020, You're Drunk. Who knew that a normal part of 2020 would be that the entire world was going to be working on the same problem together - and that we'd all be "hibernating" through the spring?


Pandemic catapults interest in ghost kitchens


By Jo Rossman. PHOTO: ISTOCK/HALBERGMAN. M ajor disruptions can quickly popularize some formats even as they cause others to lose relevance. COVID-19 is creating this type of sea change in the restaurant industry. Behavioral changes that began during lockdown have had a lingering effect.

How To Attract Customers To Your Retail Store In 9 Easy Steps

Retail Doc

As retailers across the country fear a second wave of the coronavirus and lockdowns, it is still important to focus on how to attract customers. Retail Consultant Retail Sales Training Attract customers

How We’ll Shop in 2021: Key Trends and Consumer Habits


How, where and who we shop with is changing at breakneck speed.

5 Office Design Trends For 2021

All Work

As we head into the new year, architects are reimagining how the workplace will look in 2021. Environments need to foster productivity and wellbeing while supporting physical distancing guidelines. From ‘resimercial’ design to sustainability, here are 5 design trends to look out for in 2021.

Why Your Competitors Are Outperforming You at the Shelf


Did you know that 72% of brands end up in the red when it comes to promotions ? Chances are, most brands find themselves in that majority -- which means the other 28% of brands (i.e. your competitors!) are dramatically outperforming their competition on the shelf.

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