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Innovative store concepts under the spotlight


The ERDA China, the EuroShop RetailDesign Award, is a prestigious prize for outstanding retail design projects in Asia. The award will be presented during the China in-store 2024 trade fair.
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Cutting-edge retail trends at In-store Asia 2024


Like no other trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region, In-store Asia offers a comprehensive range of retail solutions and trend-oriented insights: from June 13 to 15, 2024 in Mumbai.
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Nudging in a virtual supermarket for more animal welfare


It may be possible to change the purchasing behavior of consumers noticeably using some simple strategies. At least this is what a study, carried out by the University of Bonn and the Technical University of Munich, indicates.
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Jordan World of Flight Beijing Sanlitun opens in China


Jordan World of Flight Beijing Sanlitun opened on March 23 as the first WOF store in China. The store's aesthetic is designed to be purposely distinct.
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Customer centricity paves new paths for the car industry


The traditional car trade is rapidly being overtaken by innovative marketing concepts. The electric car brand NIO from Shanghai, for example, is fully committed to customer centricity and community building.
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Al-Futtaim IKEA unveils the Store of Tomorrow: A playground for families


Al-Futtaim IKEA announces the launch of its innovative "Store of Tomorrow," revolutionizing the retail landscape with a focus on play, exploration and family-friendly experiences.
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Singapore welcomes Le Chocolat Maxime Frédéric


Le Chocolat Maxime Frédéric, located in the Louis Vuitton Marina Bay Sands flagship in Singapore, is the first Louis Vuitton chocolate shop outside France.
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The "Concept Store" at ProWein 2024 showcases innovations for the wine trade


A "concept store" will be on display at the ProWein 2024 wine and spirits trade fair. Suppliers will show ways in which product presentation and the sales process in the wine trade can be improved.
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Innovative Porsche Studio opens in downtown Singapore


Featuring a multitude of innovative features, the new Porsche Studio Singapore presents a modern design with unique Singaporean touches.
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How e-car brands are revolutionizing retail in China


Discover how e-car brand stores redefine the shopping encounter, wowing customers with immersive experiences.
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Santa's parking space spotted at Aldi


Christmas shoppers in Manchester were given a surprise as they spotted a giant sleigh parking space installed on top of a local Aldi store.
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Nike Ginza is made for local running communities in Tokyo


The retail experience of Nike Ginza, the newest Nike Rise store opening in Tokyo’s, is built on the promise of serving local runners.
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MediaMarktSaturn tests space-as-a-service offer for marketplace sellers


In a pilot project, a fitness equipment provider from the Marketplace of MediaMarktSaturn is using instore floor space to present its products.
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Swarovski unveils its dazzling new Korea flagship store


Located within the lush oasis of one of Seoul’s most popular destinations, the Swarovski Dosan Park flagship store is a luxurious and immersive retail experience.
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GR.iD: Where shopping, gastronomy and community merge


Some of the most fabulous architecture can be found in Singapore. Now another project has been added that is definitely worth seeing: GR.iD is a youth-focused shopping, dining and education center in the heart of Singapore's Selegie arts district.
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The world’s largest LEGO® store unveiled


The LEGO Group, in partnership with Alquemie Group, today unveiled the world’s largest LEGO® store. Situated at Sydney Arcade, overlooking Pitt Street Mall in the heart of Sydney, the impressive 900sqm store spans two levels to create a new record for the largest LEGO store globally.
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Asda to create a showstopping Christmas tree with Michael Bublé


To celebrate its 2023 Christmas campaign starring none other than Michael Bublé, Asda has turned to a little Christmas magic (and a large festive helping of technology) to create a unique first-of-its-kind public Christmas tree.
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Sephora's Stores of the Future


On October 13, 2023, Sephora officially unveiled its “Store of the Future” in Wuhan, China. The new branch was designed to combine various services and brands with technological and digital elements to create an immersive shopping experience.
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MUSINSA opens its first offline flagship store


South Korea’s leading fashion company, announces the grand opening of its first offline flagship store on October 27. Located at the center of Daegu city, MUSINSA’s first offline flagship store features a diverse range of styles of about 200 brands from casual to formal and beyond.
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Douglas store for Gen Z shoppers


Douglas has developed a store on Königsallee in Düsseldorf's shopping center that is aimed specifically at young consumers. Of course, a fresh design and digital elements cannot be missing.
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MINISO to open its first UK “Blind Box” store


MINISO, is set to open its first UK “Blind Box” store in London. The new store will bring the growing blind box trend – an exciting way to buy mystery toys and collectibles.
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Newly-renovated UNIQLO Paris Opera store opened


Apparel retailer UNIQLO announced the reopening of the UNIQLO Paris Opera store on September 15, following an eight-month renovation.
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Bang & Olufsen and Ferrari celebrates the Ferrari Collection


Bang & Olufsen and Ferrari hosted a celebration event on Tuesday, the 29 of August at the Ferrari Flagship Store in the heart of Milan.
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Celebrating 60 years of SPAR Ireland


As part of its year-long 60th anniversary celebrations, SPAR Ireland opened a pop-up store at Johnson Place in Dublin city centre in June, with a retro 1960s feel.
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Victoria Yards in Johannesburg: working, selling and learning together


The Victoria Yards in Johannesburg, South Africa is an innovative mixed-use project that combines art, social initiatives, sustainability, and commerce.
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Target partnering with Starbucks, offering free carside coffee delivery


Target customers nationwide will be able to add their favorite Starbucks menu item to a Drive Up order and have it delivered to their car at stores.
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New Lotus London flagship store opens in Mayfair


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Apple opens first retail store in India


On April 18, 2023, Apple opened its first store in India. In addition to the products themselves, the focus here is on the customer experience and service. The architecture and energy supply of the building are also remarkable.
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"Coach Airways": retail concept store within a plane


Freeport A’Famosa Outlet is proud to unveil the world’s first Coach Airways, a unique retail concept store and café housed in a transformed 1981 Boeing 747-230B aircraft.
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MediaMarktSaturn continues further development of store portfolio


MediaMarktSaturn’s brick-and-mortar business is a central component of the company’s strategy: Following the successful opening of six large Tech villages in Europe, MediaMarktSaturn is now presenting a newly opened store in the Xpress format for the first time in Germany.
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Pop-up stores as a formula for success


Established brands and aspiring entrepreneurs have long recognized that pop-up stores enrich marketing strategies and boost sales. But what purpose do pop-up stores serve besides increasing sales? And how can smaller brands implement these temporary locations?
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Petco unveils complete pet care experience at new flagship store


Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. unveiled its new Union Square flagship, a unique one-stop health and wellness destination for pets, in the heart of New York City.
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Ingka Centres introduces Step Store


Meeting places across Europe and Asia from Ingka Centres will be opening Step Stores this month, a brand-new, innovative pop-up retail space that allows visitors to swap in daily steps for currency – to purchase to health-focused products, discounts at local stores, or charity donations.
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Canal Walk Shopping Centre: enjoy your shopping experience at Cape Town's largest mall


EuroShop, the World's No. 1 Retail Trade Fair is an international event that brings exhibitors and visitors from all over the world together in Düsseldorf.
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Designing bookstores for the reading renaissance


If you follow Barnes & Noble's press releases lately, it's not uncommon to read about new store openings. Barnes & Noble (B&N) attributes the expansion of its store network to “a reading renaissance and renewed enthusiasm for physical bookstores”.
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Bulgari launches Scentsorial: an exclusive and immersive olfactory experience


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Tracing the journey of chocolate


Dengo is a Brazilian cocoa and chocolate brand. The company is not only aware of the environmental impact of its business, but also of its social responsibility.
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Esprit Digital's "LUMOS" technology illuminates PUMA Singapore's award-winning retail flagship


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Store Design Stage @ EuroShop 2023


One topic that never fails to excite visitors to EuroShop is store design. The dimension Shop Fitting, Store Design & Visual Merchandising is not only a feast for the eyes, it also visualizes impressively clearly the great effect design has on the customer experience and the success of a store.
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Hyde Park Corner Mall in Johannesburg


With a nod to the British Empire, Johannesburg’s Hyde Park neighborhood is named after the prestigious Hyde Park district of London. Its Hyde Park Corner shopping center embraces this prestige and sense of exclusivity, delighting a discerning, affluent audience.
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New Meijer Grocery store concept for a convenient retail experience


Meijer opened its first two Meijer Grocery stores in Lake Orion and Macomb Township, offering Metro Detroit customers a new way to shop the Michigan retailer known for pioneering the one-stop shopping concept.
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Experience the Retail Revolution with POS TUNING!


With a visionary approach, POS TUNING will show visitors how not only retail, but also industry and logistics can make shopping revolutionarily simple in the future. At the centre of this vision is the Multiway Product Carrier.
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TegoClassic: reliable shelving that fits perfectly


The TegoClassic modular shelving system has a load capacity of up to 460 kg and facilitates optimal use of the available shop floor thanks to the flexible design with a 50 or 25 mm pitch. The European production locations of Tegometall guarantee short transport routes and delivery times for both small- and large-scale production.
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Store designs that amaze


The nominees of the EuroShop RetailDesign Award (ERDA) 2023 showcase outstanding store designs in retail and hospitality.
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From apocalypse to tradition: The best Chinese store designs 2022


The EuroShop RetailDesign Award China 2022 was awarded to the best store designs in the Chinese retail industry for the most stunning designs
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Store Tour on Düsseldorf's luxury mile Kö


A store tour at the EuroShop trade press day already gave a good preview of the topics retailers are dealing with and the means and measures they are using to attract customers to their stores despite economically challenging times.
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Store Concept: Consumer Electronics Retailer Embraces Experience


"Tech Village Berlin”, the retailer’s first so-called “Lighthouse” market, recently opened its doors on the iconic Alexanderplatz. The new location of the consumer electronics company features an innovative store concept. Let’s take a closer look.
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Visual merchandising: retail window displays done right


First impressions count – nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to store window displays. Only those who catch the eye of the consumer earn their attention. We have compiled some dos and don’ts of how retailers can create window displays that turn heads and drive sales and mistakes they should avoid at all costs.
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Touchless interaction for retail displays


Touchless operation of displays - this sounds a bit like science fiction, but users can already try it out at some points of sale.
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Apple opens new store in Berlin


On December 2nd, Apple openend its new Berlin store on Rosenthaler Straße, the first Apple Store in Berlin-Mitte.
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One Retail Space, Multiple Brands: The Selfridges Corner Shop


Gucci, Prada, Burberry – at the corner store? Selfridges, the UK chain of high-end department stores with its iconic landmark store on London’s Oxford Street, now has a pop-up store where customers can explore more than just luxury labels.
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Visual Marketing: Capturing the Customer’s Attention


Catching the customer’s eye, boosting sales – two paramount objectives for any retailer. The new study titled "Exploratory Shopping: Attention Affects In-store Exploration and Unplanned Purchasing" shows ways to grab customer attention that go beyond the typical aisle shelf space.
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Light up the world with a smile: Natura in Barcelona


Pink flamingos adorn the walls in the entrance area of Natura in Barcelona. The name reflects the essence of the store: the sales floor features natural colors, wooden design elements, greenery walls, and warm light.
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Trends in brick-and-mortar retail: 3 tips


Educating and entertaining customers – according to Vanessa Keen, Head of New Business and Marketing of Design4Retail, that’s what retailers need to do to get consumers in their stores. And in-store technology plays a major role in that regard.
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Visual merchandising trends in the retail sector


It is becoming increasingly important for retailers to create visual experiences, but also to be able to transform them quickly and easily, because consumers are also shopping with their eyes.
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Retail Marketing: Attracting customers to the POS


Marketing is the key to the aha-experience in bricks and mortar retail. The right eye-catchers can arouse emotions and also attract new customers into the stores. Whether three-dimensional or digital: find anything for your POS at the EuroShop 2020.
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Spotlights on! Magnificent lighting for your store


The best assistant you can find in the store? Your lighting! It can set highlights, create a feel-good atmosphere and thus also raise the mood of the customers – also smart-controlled.
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Retail holiday decorations: trends for the 2019/20 season


Annetta Palmisano from the style agency bora.herke.palmisano explains which design trends are defining Christmas decorations.
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Power floor: power store


Sales promotion is also a matter of the floor. Take the time for some inspiration and discover different designs from colorful to patterned to natural and neutral in practical examples.
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Nike House of Innovation No 1 in Shanghai


In Shanghai, Nike launched the first "House of Innovation". The EuroShop team was on site on the occasion of C-star 2019 and visited the store.
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How much do you know about the future of shopping?


Can you explain the terms “chatbot” or “contactless payment”? These are two of the buzzwords that everyone in the retail industry is talking about. We had a look around Düsseldorf city centre to see how well the public knows about the future of shopping.
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Sound systems perfectly stage products and brands


With music nothing should be left to chance because a professional music concept not only enhances the brand experience, but also increases the time customers spend in the store.
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Showrooming – Escaping the one-way street!


Showrooming is a future-oriented retail model. The principle: customers are allowed to examine and try out goods.
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