2024

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cancun welcomes first bottega veneta store inspired by mediterranean coastal architecture

Design Boom

the store features a sleek application of venetian marmorino plaster, uplifted by strong wooden accents. The post cancun welcomes first bottega veneta store inspired by mediterranean coastal architecture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Retailers face rising risk of cybercrime. Here’s how to lock your digital doors

Inside Retail

Every six minutes a cybercrime is reported in Australia, with the average cost of an attack to a small business owner around $46,000. Enter Cyber Wardens, a free online training program launched by the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA), supported by the Australian Government and an industry alliance led by Telstra, CommBank and the Australian Cyber Security Centre.

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White paper: Re-Telling Retail

Retail Focus

The dynamics of storytelling in the volatile retail landscape have fundamentally changed and will shape our perception of the future. In this report in partnership with Retail Focus, James Breaks, Associate Director of Design at rpa: group , takes a close look into the past, present and future of our relationship with brands, and how we engage with them.

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Co-op first to announce move to 100% British strawberries

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Co-op is the first UK retailer to announce it is moving to 100% British Strawberries across its entire own brand range – hitting shelves two weeks ahead of last year and just in time for St George’s Day. From 23rd April, the leading convenience retailer will exclusively offer only British fresh strawberries across its offering […] If you want

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The Pragmatic Guide to Composability

Be empowered to master the digital landscape and implement modular and adaptable composable technologies. Authored by Orium, The Pragmatic Guide to Composability takes readers on a journey from composable’s beginnings to common misconceptions about the approach, then concludes with strategies for choosing implementations that result in quick wins to grow your ROI.

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ICA Stop supermarket designed as a "culinary dream come true"

Dezeen

Swedish studio Westblom Krasse Arkitektkontor and design agency Snask have revamped a supermarket in Täby, adding pastel hues and materials such as terrazzo and wood to "turn shopping into an experience". The design was intended as a facelift for the store, which is part of Sweden's ICA supermarket chain and had been given many smaller additions over the years without an overall design direction.

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Meet the winners of Architecture & Design Collection Award 2023

Design Wanted

Architecture Collection Magazine, on behalf of the ADC Awards 2023, declared the victors of the Architecture & Design Collection Awards 2023. The first edition of the […] The post Meet the winners of Architecture & Design Collection Award 2023 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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NRF 2024: Key Takeaways From Retail Thought Leaders

RetailMinded

Retail and 2024 are both in full swing, and both the year and commerce kicked off at the National Retail Federation in New York City in early January. This is always a vibrant, engaging and important whirlwind for me… and an experience I look forward to every year. After all, as a self-described retail geek, I get giddy when it comes to exploring the latest retail technology, exploring flagship stores that keep up with collective retail trends and discovering new resources that help fuel t

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Perks of Choosing a Retail Display Design + Build Partner

Instore Design

As a CPG Marketer, ensuring your company’s brand is portrayed correctly and effectively in-store is a priority. You want your brand’s displays to not only stand out but also create a positive brand perception with potential customers. Articulating a retail display design to do just that can be daunting. Then, once the design is completed, you'll need a company to build the displays that go in stores.

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The Power of Branded Merchandise

Bish

Distinguishing yourself is crucial. One effective method to elevate your brand and cultivate a strong bond with your audience is through branded merchandise The post The Power of Branded Merchandise appeared first on Bish Creative.

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Boosting BOPIS and BORIS security through video surveillance

Parcel Pending

Over the past few years, Buy Online, Pick-Up In-Store (BOPIS) has emerged as a popular shopping method for consumers, offering a reliable, free, and often faster way for them to receive their online orders. BOPIS is a secure alternative to home delivery and is particularly advantageous for customers who trip-chain , whereby they combine errands or other activities into one outing rather than returning home between them.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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new dior flagship blossoms in geneva with architecture by christian de portzamparc

Design Boom

maison dior has unveiled its newest swiss boutique in geneva, a landmark flagship designed by christian de portzamparc. The post new dior flagship blossoms in geneva with architecture by christian de portzamparc appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Miniso Australia business collapses – again

Inside Retail

Miniso ‘s business in Australia collapsed into administration for the second time, with the Chinese variety retailer appointing Melissa Lau, Andrew Spring and Peter Moore from insolvency firm Jirsch Sutherland as administrators earlier this month. This is the second time the local master franchisee of the Chinese discount variety products retailer has entered administration, having previously undergone a restructuring in 2020.

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Revolutionizing Retail: How The Container Store Boosted Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction with Theatro

Theatro

In the retail industry, the efficiency of communication systems directly impacts customer satisfaction and operational performance. The Container Store, known for its innovative storage solutions, has significantly enhanced its internal communications and collaboration by partnering with Theatro, a leader in advanced communication technology. Here we take a look at The Container Store efficiency and success.

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John Lewis Partnership and top photographer launch LGBT+ History Month exhibition

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! In a project to celebrate LGBT+ History Month, the renowned photographer Chris Jepson has partnered with the John Lewis Partnership, for part of a series exploring identity in the queer community. Partners (employees) at John Lewis and Waitrose posed for portraits by Chris, which will be displayed in bespoke exhibitions throughout the year.

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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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Studio Lotus wraps stone lattices around museum-cum-jewellery store in Jaipur

Dezeen

New Delhi practice Studio Lotus has used stone lattices and frescoes depicting regional architecture to embellish the Museum of Meenakari Heritage and Sunita Shekhawat jewellery store in India. Designed as the flagship store for Sunita Shekhawat's eponymous jewellery brand in Jaipur, the building contains a museum focused on the craft of Meenakari on its ground floor.

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Multifunctionality – another way to promote sustainable design

Design Wanted

Sello merges a chair and a stool into one innovative product. Designed by Antonio Lanzillo & Partners, Sello combines the versatility of a traditional chair with […] The post Multifunctionality – another way to promote sustainable design appeared first on DesignWanted.

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RODA and NextSpace form partnership for outdoor luxury furniture

Design Middleeast

RODA, the distinguished purveyor of outdoor furniture renowned for its refined functionality and impeccable design, proudly announces its strategic alliance with NextSpace, a leading representative of luxury outdoor furniture brands specializing in the Middle East and Africa regions. Nextspace is now officially the representative agency for RODA in the GCC.

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ARA predicts $1 billion cash splash for Mother’s Day

Inside Retail

Australian retailers are set to benefit from a surge in spending on Mother’s Day despite the current cost-of-living crunch, according to research conducted by the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in collaboration with market research company Roy Morgan. The study predicts that Australians will spend $995 million on Mother’s Day this year, which is $70 million or 7.5 per cent more than last year.

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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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Chatime Australia boss appointed global CEO

Inside Retail

Chatime Group Australia CEO Carlos Antonius is taking on the newly-created global CEO position from 1 July 2024. Worldwide Chatime has more than 1,500 locations and in his new role Antonius will oversee the bubble tea brand’s development, with a target of nearly-doubling the footprint with 1000 more outlets within three years. The appointment to global CEO comes as Chatime’s new brand refresh initiative rolls out internationally.

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Froyo chain Yo-Chi marks growth milestone

Inside Retail

Frozen yogurt and acai brand Yo-Chi has opened its 30th store in Semaphore, South Australia, which management said marks a “huge milestone” for the brand. “It is amazing to see how many Australians have become a part of the Yo-Chi family that continues to grow by the day,” said Brooke Rodger, COO of Yo-Chi. Established in 2022, the yogurt shop is known for its buffet-style bar that allows customers to create their own frozen yogurt or acai desserts.

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Pizza Hut Australia fined $2.5 million over 10 million spam messages

Inside Retail

Pizza Pan Group, trading as Pizza Hut Australia, has been fined $2.5 million for sending more than 10 million spam messages within four months. The company sent more than 5.9 million texts and emails to customers who either had not consented or had withdrawn their consent to receive marketing from January to May last year, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

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Retail Food Group settles class action filed by former franchisees

Inside Retail

Food and beverage company Retail Food Group (RFG) has entered into a binding deed to settle the class action filed by some of its former franchisees. The settlement, subject to court approval, involves a dismissal of the proceeding by the applicant without RFG making any admission or payment, the company said. However, as part of the agreement, RFG will release applicable members of the class action from historical debts alleged in the proceeding.

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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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‘Systematic failure’: 85 Degrees franchisor fined $1.44 million for wage theft 

Inside Retail

The franchisor of the 85 Degrees cafe chain in Australia has been fined $1.44 million for underpayments at its franchisee outlets in Sydney. 85 Degrees Coffee Australia, which operated 85 Degrees-branded outlets in NSW and the ACT, was charged for “systematic failure to ensure compliance within its franchise network”, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).

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Autobarn parent Bapcor receives $1.8bn buyout bid

Inside Retail

Private equity firm Bain Capital has offered to acquire automotive parts retailer Bapcor in a $1.83 billion deal. Bapcor, which owns the Autobarn, Autopro, Burson and Midas chains, said it had received an unsolicited, conditional and non-binding proposal at $5.40 per share after the sharemarket closed on June 7. The company added it had yet to finish assessing the merits of the offer.

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LMTLS clads korean beauty store with rocky texture echoing madagascar’s pristine nature

Design Boom

the design combines elements like rocks, pebbles, and sand to create an urban oasis, offering visitors a unique escape from the city bustle. The post LMTLS clads korean beauty store with rocky texture echoing madagascar’s pristine nature appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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orange aluminum walls light up issey miyake’s latest flagship store in paris

Design Boom

the interiors evoke a futuristic and an energetic space, with slight nods to tradition. The post orange aluminum walls light up issey miyake’s latest flagship store in paris appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI

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ACCC allows talks among retailers, others over cash transit plight

Inside Retail

The ACCC has authorised – with conditions – that retailers, the Australian Banking Association (ABA), the Customer Owned Banking Association, banks and other industry participants can participate in talks over the distribution of cash in the country. The move came after Armaguard – a major supplier of cash-in-transit services – expressed its concerns about its operational future in the industry, given the declining use of cash.

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Good360 gets $3 million grant: How it will connect retail, charity and community

Inside Retail

Demand for charity aid is rapidly increasing amid the ongoing cost-of-living crisis in Australia, but retailers have the power to offer a helping hand and simultaneously solve their costly $2.5 billion annual deadstock dilemma. In the federal budget released yesterday, the Government announced multiple measures to relieve pressures on middle-class Australians, including reducing tax rates and offering $3.5 billion in energy bill relief for 10 million Australians and small businesses and $1.9 bil

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Scandinavian furniture retailer Bolia makes Australian debut

Inside Retail

Bolia, the Scandinavian furniture brand, is set to open its first Australian flagship store in Melbourne this month. Its new 415sqm Richmond store is described as “an inspiration universe” for furniture buyers to delve into tactile material and colour samples “to build their dream piece of furniture” at the in-store design atelier.

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Union bid to abolish youth rates risks ‘pushing young people out of retail’

Inside Retail

The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association ( SDA ) – the retail and fast food workers’ union – has launched a case to abolish junior rates for workers, which retailers believe will pose challenges for young people getting their first job. The SDA is seeking to ensure workers 18 and over in retail, fast food and pharmacy are paid the full rate, the Australian Financial Review reported.

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