Dover Street Market is perhaps the most iconic fashion store in London. It was among of the first real concept stores, when it opened 12 years ago. The new, much larger store is a testament that fashion can have a lasting presence despite the fast moving markets.
Fancy a glass of wine inside your local supermarket? Or perhaps a cookery lesson? Or no shopping at all; just enjoying the bar. New Waitrose in London King’s Cross is trying to make you stay longer (and buy more) by adding activities that would lengthen your stay. Continue reading
Last week was busy for the retail design sector in London. Retail Design Expo was a new event as a part of the bigger Retail Business Technology Expo. It was clear to see how much business opportunities there are in the technical side of the retail design. Continue reading
Made.com is a good example of an online retailer building a physical presence. Online only shopping is obviously not enough for all products. Furniture especially is one of them. Made.com shows some interesting ways of combining digital with physical presence. Continue reading
Selfridges department store, London has a new campaign called Bright Old Things, which celebrates the ‘second career’ in retirement of 14 inspiring individuals. Normally the Selfridges has been running a campaign called Bright Young Things to promote emerging talent, so instead of young they are supporting mature artists and questioning the retirement age. Continue reading
One of the most high profile hospitality interior designers Yabu and Pushelberg were in London at Sleep Event to discuss their work over the years.