23/02/2017Shopfitters, designers, lighting experts: They all have to work hand in hand to design the ultimate store. Needless to say, this is also always an issue of time, driven by an opening date that’s as early and as much on schedule as possible.
08/02/2017His genuine enthusiasm for responsible shopfitting is palpable. Dr. Christian Hilz of Trend-Store is one of those people who is wholeheartedly facing this tough challenge and willing to pass his knowledge on to others. For him, the key to sustainability primarily lies in transparent processes. He explains in this interview, what he means by that.
05/01/2017Rotterdam's "Markthal" (English: Market Hall) is very impressive. During the press event for EuroShop 2017, we visited the building and share our impressions with you.
04/10/2016Shelves upon shelves and book spines next to book spines – that’s what German bookstores generally look like. Oftentimes, there is not enough room to showcase individual products. Even cleverly placed book tables or book stands and displays can’t change that. That’s why we picked two very special stores that draw the attention to individual books by using a very individual concept.
15/09/2016At the trendy TOMS store in London’s Carnaby Street, the core elements of customer-centric store design catch your eye – right along with the feel-good factor.
01/08/2016The Saturn Connect store in Cologne, Germany, is a hotspot for the digital lifestyle and a nirvana for digital natives. It is only the second store of its kind and was opened in October 2015. Located in the famous Schildergasse, it is within walking distance of the flagship store in Hohe Straße which also supplies the Saturn Connect shop.
01/08/2016You are wrong if you think shopping carts are just a means to an end. For retailers, it is more than just a mere service; it is also a calling card and advertisement while it promotes sales and customer loyalty all in one. But that’s also why numerous applications and service functions can be added to shopping carts. We took a closer look at the currently available options.
01/07/2016The shoe is the star. The hip sneakers in London’s adidas store are downright being celebrated. Selected items are showcased in an abundance of space. The branding of the label is reflected in every corner. A flagship store like no other. The digital applications show what the future may bring.
01/07/2016Bulky and unwieldy carts are a thing of the past. Although shopping carts are still metal wire baskets on wheels, the number of different types of carts has increased. Shopping carts need to adapt, both to customer needs and the corporate identity of the store.
04/05/2016Every supermarket also has small but premium merchandise in its product selection that thieves like to steal. Selling these products through automatic vending machines located behind the checkout area can deliver anti-theft protection.