Tue.May 24, 2022

Reality bites: how composable architecture is a make-or-break strategy for retailers looking to thrive

Retail Focus

Global e-commerce jumped to $26.7 trillion in the first year of the pandemic, a dramatic leap forward from a trend that had already hobbled many high street retailers.

Bluetti power station line signals time to switch to solar

Inside Retail

With the first announcement of Bluetti’s AC300 portable heavy-duty solar generator on the US market in September last year, the time has finally come to ditch the noisy old gas/propane generators that many businesses have relied on for decades and join the solar age.

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Kantar confirms picture of surging grocery inflation

Talking Retail

The surge in grocery inflation has been confirmed by Kantar’s latest figures, which show a 7% increase compared with a year ago, the biggest jump since 2009. The analyst adds that 22% of households now say they are “struggling” to make ends meet.

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NSW retailers using single-use plastic bags to face fines from next week

Inside Retail

Retailers doling out single-use plastic bags in New South Wales face fines of up to $275,000 from Wednesday, June 1 as a statewide ban comes into force.

Weetabix to offer international football tickets as prizes

Talking Retail

Weetabix is resuming its marketing partnership with football associations in the UK and Republic of Ireland this summer. From 31 May to 30 September, Weetabix products will give customers the chance to win tickets to international games, signed shirts, football equipment and Weetabix vouchers.

Qantas takes majority stake in online booking platform TripADeal

Inside Retail

Qantas now owns a controlling interest in online travel booking platform TripADeal which will open the way for Frequent Flyer program members to use points for travel packages.

Hancocks reveals Fathers’ Day range of sweets

Talking Retail

Sweet-maker Hancocks has unveiled a range of Fathers’ Day gifts for 2022. It includes Bonds Pun boxes filled with sweets, with each box featuring a message on the front. Options include “Love You More Than Pizza”, “Top Banana” and “Absolute Gem”.

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Nisa’s charity gets two awards in two weeks

Talking Retail

The Nisa group’s charity initiative has won a second award in as many weeks for its support of good causes. The latest award for the Making a Difference Locally (MADL) charity came at the Business Charity Awards.

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Bob Dylan Center by Olson Kundig

Retail Design Blog

Olson Kundig has announced the opening of its new Bob Dylan Center, a warehouse-turned-museum that gives visitors exclusive access to. exhibit design museum

AMOUAGE store by Héroïne

Retail Design Blog

Few brands can claim royal lineage, but AMOUAGE certainly can. As the olfactory division of the privately held SABCO Group, store design beauty & health shop fragrances sphere

Heidrick & Struggles Offices by TPG Architecture

Retail Design Blog

Heidrick & Struggles’ New York City workplace represents an intentional departure from their previous, traditional operations model with more autonomy. office & healthcare office