Playing Hunt the Information
Go on Maplins, it’s fine, I’ve got plenty of time to waste. Just hide all that critical information.. MORE
Talk to Me
At the tail end of November Christmas shoppers in Victoria Square had still got that flush of enthusiasm before the novelty of slogging round crowded stores has turned to weariness .
A glossy addition to Leeds city centre shopping, Victoria Square brings.. MORE
Discovery-based retail meets cutting-edge tech
WAH Nails new flagship in Soho seems to have packed in all the digital stuff that often appears as nice-to-haves on many retail briefs these days. Starting life as a Fanzine in 2006 it’s grown.. MORE
Beauty Library is an organic beauty store-cum-cafe located in Tokyo’s hip Aoyama neighbourhood. Playfully reflecting its namesake it features.. MORE
Wake up and smell the sausage
Visiting the first Bunnings store in the UK is on our list-to-do right now but in the meantime I’ve been doing some reading up. In one article a quote from Bunning’s boss.. MORE
Doing one thing really well
Is it limiting when you only have one thing to sell? It doesn’t have to be. This stall at a French market.. MORE
Retail Design’s Unsung Hero
We’ve all seen the articles; a new store concept is hailed as “creating a journey” or defining a “brand-space” maybe even in a “curated environment”. This is often accompanied by eulogies on materials.. MORE
Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices in the shopping process. They expect more personalised, relevant shopping experiences. They are researching.. MORE
CES 2017 Roundup
There no place like Las Vegas to be visually stimulated except for Las Vegas in January during the gigantic Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Now in its 50th year.. MORE
Live, Connect, Share and Er…?
Pushing, bending and distorting the boundaries
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Beyond the messe
With 18 halls to get round Euroshop can often be a time trial on a short visit, but it’s really worth trying to take in a few local.. MORE
The 15-minute vacation
Although many of the forums are a pitch by another name, it’s always worth taking a few in. The first I sat in on was organised by POPAI. In the midst.. MORE
Answers on a postcard
Here’s a good idea.
Take an online principle, make it better, then improve it further by offering things you can only do in-store.
We’re all familiar with browsing online, scrolling through products and being able to choose a few to compare against each other. John Lewis’ Sofa Studio helps you.. MORE