Tmall targets to open 1000 new beauty stores in 2019

Tmall targets to open 1000 new beauty stores in 2019 thierry Wed 06/03/2019 – 14:46 Sales activation Alibaba’s Tmall said it expects international and domestic cosmetics brands to open 1,000 shops this year to meet burgeoning demand from Chinese consumers. (Author : Retail in Asia) At its annual beauty summit, Tmall announced that seven international […]

Toplife will merge into Farfetch China

Toplife will merge into Farfetch China thierry Fri 01/03/2019 – 11:33 Retailer News Farfetch Limited, the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry and JD.com, China’s largest retailer, today announced the expansion of their strategic partnership in order to provide the ‘Premier Luxury Gateway to China’ for luxury brands. (Author : Retail in […]

Prada Is Opening Its Historic Marchesi 1824 Bakery in London

Prada Is Opening Its Historic Marchesi 1824 Bakery in London thierry Tue 26/02/2019 – 11:54 Shopper Experience Prada is slated to open a new location for its legendary Marchesi 1824 bakery in London, according to Vogue.  (Author : Renz Ofiaza) The historic Milanese bakery part-owned by Prada, first opened in Milan, Italy in 1824, and it’s situated above the brand’s […]

GrandVision buys El Corte Inglés’ optics chain

GrandVision buys El Corte Inglés’ optics chain thierry Mon 25/02/2019 – 16:35 Retailer News Spanish department store El Corte Inglés is selling its Optica 2000 division to the Dutch GrandVision group, which already owns the Pearle and GrandOptical chains. 108 stores in Spain and Portugal are now in Dutch hands. (Author : Pauline Neerman) Optica 2000: profit, but no growth […]

Armani’s new pop-up launches in Thailand

Armani’s new pop-up launches in Thailand thierry Wed 20/02/2019 – 15:19 Shopper Experience Giorgio Armani beauty announces the opening of its itinerant pop-up store ARMANI BOX in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand. (Author : Retail in Asia) The opening of ARMANI BOX BANGKOK was celebrated on February 11th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an exclusive […]

Starbucks China unveils new third-place experience concept

Starbucks China unveils new third-place experience concept thierry Mon 18/02/2019 – 15:29 Shopper Experience Starbucks today unveiled its first Starbucks Reserve® Bakery Cafe, featuring fresh Italian Princi food, in China. (Author : Retail in Asia) This brand new third-place (in-store) experience is dedicated to the premium Starbucks Reserve® coffees served alongside artisanal and made-to-order food […]

Ahold Delhaize and Hema trial opening stores together

Ahold Delhaize and Hema trial opening stores together thierry Fri 15/02/2019 – 14:37 Retailer News Dutch chains Hema and Albert Heijn (Ahold Delhaize) are opening two pilot stores, in which customers can do their shopping at both chains at the same time. The test should start later this year. (Author : Retail Detail) Test in two cities More precisely, […]

Kabooki Opened a Pop-Up Lego Wear Store in London … With No Lego Wear

Kabooki Opened a Pop-Up Lego Wear Store in London … With No Lego Wear thierry Fri 15/02/2019 – 11:51 Shopper Experience A pop-up store in the Fitzrovia section of London that was only open for business Wednesday had no merchandise whatsoever—and that was by design. (Author : David Cohen) Danish apparel company Kabooki, the company behind […]

Helzberg Diamonds debuts in-store AR feature

Helzberg Diamonds debuts in-store AR feature thierry Fri 15/02/2019 – 11:31 Shopper Experience Helzberg Diamonds launched an in-store augmented reality feature called the Helzberg Virtual Ring Experience, which allows shoppers to virtually try on more than 100 different ring styles. (Author : Dan O’Shea) The in-store screen uses motion sensors and a palm rest to let […]

Uniqlo opens Manchester flagship, expands beyond London

Uniqlo opens Manchester flagship, expands beyond London thierry Wed 13/02/2019 – 11:38 Shopper Experience Japanese retail chain Uniqlo is expanding its store network internationally, announcing the opening of its latest store in the UK. (Author : Retail in Asia) Opening in the city of Manchester, Uniqlo is returning the British city after leaving Manchester back […]

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