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Brand Identity by KK at Special Modern Design

Amsterd Ammodern

W hen you're starting a business there are far too many things you have to think about. Or as KK always tells her clients, "You don't start with the logo you have to dig deeper and define the brand before any pen goes to paper." Sometimes can be overwhelming and almost impossible to define your own work when you are so close to it. Luckily there are people like KK at Special Modern Design that can give you that professional touch that solidifies your place in the cutthroat world of visual brandi

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Know your customers – how to stay profitable in 2018

Barber Design

This week, Retail Week published a guide for retailers identifying the four key factors that they need to know about their customers in order to stay profitable in 2018. In these times of economic and political uncertainty they suggest that understanding customer behaviour will be absolutely vital for retail businesses wishing to stay afloat next year.

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Museum display cases: the definitive guide

Ujoy Display

This could be the best definitive guide to Museum display cases in 2018. Before checking this museum display cases guide, you might be wondering: How … Museum display cases: the definitive guide Read More ». Source.

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Sustainable Materials in Retail Fixture Design

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Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Sustainability is more than just a buzzword in retail environments, as evidenced by reclaimed wood retail counters, rustic displays, and cork lined shelving units. Industry experience over the last several years has revealed a lot about the ways and reasons to incorporate sustainable materials in retail fixture design.

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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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3.1 Phillip Lim store byKate McCullough and MR Architecture + Decor, Los Angeles - California

RDB

3.1 Phillip Lim store byKate McCullough and MR Architecture + Decor, Los Angeles – California. The 3.1 Phillip Lim store in West Hollywood closed last year, but the American designer makes a grand comeback with a new flagship that adds to the revival and ongoing transformation of downtown Los Angeles. Lim has picked a lofty 5,000 sq.ft. [465 sqm.] space in a low-rise 1930s building which was previously occupied by a restaurant.

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Retailer Feature: Fyxation Bicycle Company

Retail Works Inc

The post Retailer Feature: Fyxation Bicycle Company appeared first on Retailworks Inc.

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Why online shopping isn’t working for all retailers

Barber Design

The Black Friday phenomenon (which refuses to go away despite some Brits’ refusal to adopt an American tradition) demonstrates the extraordinary impact that online shopping and multi channel have had on global retail. Nowadays you can buy anything from clothes and gifts to high value items such as cars and houses online. But there is still one sector that is falling far short of expectations: online grocery shopping.

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Barber Create new store concept for clothing brand Damsel in a Dress

Barber Design

Premium womenswear brand Damsel in a Dress design clothes for the modern woman who knows what she wants and what she wants to wear. After starting out as an online retailer, they recently opened concessions in John Lewis stores throughout the UK and this summer opened their first standalone store in Brighton. In order to realise their goal of opening more stores and concessions across the globe and engaging with new customers, DIAD reached out to Barber to help them develop a retail strategy for

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Why Consumers Seek Experiential Retail Environments

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Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Retail environments have changed rapidly over the past 10 years, and retail experiential design has taken hold as the way to remain competitive. Before launching a whole new retail experiential design for a store, it’s important to look at. why. consumers are motived by experiential retail. The main reasons fall into three categories: time, craving for personal touch, and valuing experiences over things.

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Barber at the Tax Free World Association Show 2017

Barber Design

It was great to get down to the Tax Free World Association Show in Cannes the other week with both our UK and Madrid teams in attendance. The TFWA World Exhibition and Conference is the duty free and travel retail industry’s biggest event of the year. The show is a global gathering of more than 12,000 travel retail industry professionals. This event has become increasingly important to us in recent years, as we have carved out a niche in the travel retail design industry to firmly establish ours

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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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5 Key Considerations for Designing a New Retail Experience

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Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. When we look at how retail strategy has changed in the last 20 years, the transition has been remarkable. Customers order from their phones, quickly compare prices and features online, and are constantly barraged with targeted marketing based on the choices they make online. No one can deny the success of online selling, yet retail remains a constant.

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Come and find us at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes

Barber Design

Next month we’re off on our annual pilgrimage to the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes. This Duty Free and Travel Retail Summit presents us with the chance to showcase our talents to a prestigious selection of premium brands in an industry-wide forum along with the chance to network with many key influencers and decision makers in the travel retail industry.

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Barber open new Madrid office

Barber Design

This week we are very excited to announce Barber Design’s first overseas premises with the opening of our Madrid office in Spain. Located in Barrio de Salamanca, in amongst some of Madrid’s most interesting high street fashion stores, the aim of our new office is to strengthen our presence in continental Europe whilst opening up new potential markets in Europe and Latin America.

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Jack Wills – an inspirational brand story

Barber Design

This summer we visited Salcombe in Devon where we went to the original Jack Wills store and felt inspired to tell you more about their extraordinary brand success story. The very first store opened in a tiny retail space in 1999. The aim of the brand was to encapsulate University Life into a branded set of clothing, with the slogan ‘University Outfitters’.

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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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Retail Environment Design: Upcoming Trends

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It’s no secret that the last few years have challenged brick and mortar stores to compete in a way that makes them more compelling or at least increasingly integrated into their online retailer competition and counterparts. In this way, we see traditional retail store environments looking for creative, highly experiential retail design environments that make visiting in person a worthwhile experience for consumers.

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The Barber Design London Retail Safari

Barber Design

We recently had an insightful afternoon of retail adventure when we took one of our clients on a ‘Retail Safari’ in London in order to show them some of the excellent high tech retail technology being utilised in some of our favourite stores. If you’ve got a passion for retail technology and want to know what we saw and why – here’s the lowdown on some of our favourite stores (and street) and what makes them so successful: Bird Street.

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Our latest Travel retail design – the Departures Duty Free Store in Colombo, Sri-Lanka

Barber Design

Travel retail design is one of our specialisms at Barber and something that we really enjoy, so we were delighted earlier this year when Flemingo Duty Free asked us to help them design and develop a new retail offer at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri-Lanka. Flemingo wanted the Departures Duty Free Store up and running as soon as possible.

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Barber retail design for Jigsaw in Cobham shortlisted for Retail Week Interiors Award

Barber Design

We are thrilled to announce that our retail design for Jigsaw in Cobham has been shortlisted in the new ‘Best High Street Store’ category at the prestigious 2017 Retail Week Interiors Awards ! This is the 4 th year in a row that our work has been shortlisted for an award at this even after previously being shortlisted in 2014, 2015 and 2016 – and winning in 2015.

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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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How Artificial Intelligence is transforming retail: from backend to front of house

Barber Design

Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) have been making a big difference to the way that retailers do business – both online and in bricks and mortar stores. Technologies including AR and VR (augmented and virtual reality) are already changing the way that many retailers communicate with and sell to customers. But what does this really mean for retail staff?

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Hot Retail Concept designs in May and June

Barber Design

This month we’ve been inspired by the concept of retail concepts, after reading a recent article in Insider Trends, looking at 4 of the hottest retail concept store designs from across the globe. So we decided to find out more about each one: Fresh STORY, New York. Fresh Story is the result of a collaboration between concept store big hitters STORY and one of the fastest-growing US e-commerce brands – Jet.com.

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Farewell to trolley rage? Online sales in grocery sector expected to top 11 billion

Barber Design

This week it was revealed that online sales of grocery products in the UK are expected to exceed 11 billion pounds this year, as more consumers are purchasing their weekly groceries online than ever before. This is an increase of more than 1 billion pounds from 9.9 billion in 2016. According to the figures by Mintel Research , the amount of shoppers buying all or most of their food online is also continuing to increase.

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M E M O R I A L ???? D A Y

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Newly Painted Beer Garden Tables, Available in Blue, Red, and Yellow, $695. Vintage Medicine Balls $225. West German Ceramics. Pair of Navy Upholstered Wim Rietveld No.9 Lounge Chair for Gispen, $1,590. West German Ceramic on a Newly Painted Red Beer Garden Table. Apeldoor Extra Large Desk. Benches Sold Separately. NewMadeLA Metal Shelves, Available in Grey, Red, Black, and Blue.

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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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Hands-free home retail: Will Amazon and Google really revolutionise the way we shop?

Barber Design

Last month Google launched their new virtual assistant technology ‘Google Home’ in the UK, in response to Amazon’s Alexa and Echo technology. According to the latest adverts, this tech allows you to ‘stay in the moment’ rather than staring at your smart phone and ignoring your loved ones. Touted in some quarters as a virtual ‘AI Butler’ – could these new technologies really revolutionise the way we approach home retail or are they just another flash in the high-tech pan?

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Digital retail strategy – will virtual reality live up to its promise?

Barber Design

In recent years, Virtual Reality (VR) has become the next big thing for hip tech start-ups in Silicon Valley. Some of this buzz has filtered down to retailers who are keen to include it in their digital retail strategy– but does the technology deserve the hype and is it really suitable for retail applications? So far retailers have been slow to adopt VR.

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B&B Italia Charles / 20° years of Timeless Design by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Milan - Italy

RDB

B&B Italia Charles / 20° years of Timeless Design by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Milan – Italy. B&B Italia celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the iconic Charles sofa system during the Milan Design Week. The sofa is designed by Antonio Citterio, with its installation designed by Migliore+Servetto Architects. Inside the Milan store, the Charles sofa, framed by a graphic scenic backdrop, surrounded by history, with its elegance and balance, it represents a constant.

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Liko-Noe Innovation Center Office by Fránek Architects, Slavkov u Brna - Czech Republic

RDB

Liko-Noe Innovation Center Office by Fránek Architects, Slavkov u Brna – Czech Republic. Experimental structure in Slavkov u Brna is one of several buildings by Zden?k Fránek, that have been created in partnership with scientists. The task was to develop an innovation center for a family business. A structure that will operate solely on energy gained from natural resources and using water independently thanks to its natural water treatment system.

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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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F&M Retail - Premiere at EuroShop 2017 by Simple, Düsseldorf - Germany

RDB

F&M Retail – Premiere at EuroShop 2017 by Simple, Düsseldorf – Germany. The Cologne-based agency Simple develops the new Corporate Design for F&M Retail, a German-Italian company that plans and implements international retail and interior design projects. The EuroShop trade fair, which took place in Düsseldorf from 5th – 9th March, was the occasion for F&M Retail to re-launch its brand.

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Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid-Levels by JJA / Bespoke Architecture, Hong Kong

RDB

Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid-Levels by JJA / Bespoke Architecture, Hong Kong. Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid-Levels is the second landmark project by JJA / Bespoke Architecture for the Hong Kong-based café in two years.

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Scentence by Emart

RDB

Scentence, launched by South Korean retail giant Emart , is a botanical whole beauty care brand that aromatically delivers the pure vitality of plants to the face, hair, and body. Its products blend high quality fragrances created by globally renowned master perfumers with high purity elements extracted from plants aiming for both beauty and function.

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Alexandria Real Estate offices by M Moser Associates, San Francisco - California

RDB

Alexandria Real Estate offices by M Moser Associates, San Francisco – California. M Moser Associates has designed the offices of real estate company Alexandria Real Estate, located in San Francisco, California. Alexandria Real Estate is an urban office Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) uniquely focused on world-class collaborative science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations.

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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.