Dry Goods to boost retail footprint in 2019

Dry Goods to boost retail footprint in 2019 thierry Thu 17/01/2019 – 16:00 Sales activation Von Maur-owned apparel retailer Dry Goods USA announced on Wednesday that it plans to open 19 new locations this year, as part of an accelerated nationwide growth plan which will see the chain expand into seven new states. (Author : Robin Driver) […]

Tmall a hub for China’s millennial bookworms

Tmall a hub for China’s millennial bookworms thierry Tue 15/01/2019 – 14:23 Retailer News One of every three physical books sold in China last year was purchased on Tmall, according to the Alibaba Group-owned B2C online marketplace, with Millennials driving the bulk of those sales. (Author : Christine Chou) In a report on China’s reading habits […]

Starbucks opens its Coffee Sanctuary in Bali

Starbucks opens its Coffee Sanctuary in Bali thierry Mon 14/01/2019 – 15:52 Shopper Experience Starbucks celebrates the journey of coffee from seed-to-cup by opening its largest destination in Southeast Asia–the Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary. (Author : Retail in Asia) The one-of-a-kind Coffee Sanctuary demonstrates Starbucks Indonesia’s coffee leadership in partnership with licensee PT Sari Coffee Indonesia, […]

Albert Heijn to remain in Belgium, double its store network

Albert Heijn to remain in Belgium, double its store network thierry Mon 14/01/2019 – 15:37 Retailer News Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn will not leave Belgium, but rather double its number of stores. After the merger with Belgian chain Delhaize there was speculation that owner Ahold Delhaize would choose between its two chains, but instead they will both expand heavily in […]

Modular hotel goes where the guests are

Modular hotel goes where the guests are thierry Mon 07/01/2019 – 16:31 Retail Innovations Imagine a hotel room that can follow businesses, festivals or sporting events almost anywhere in the world. French hotel group AccorHotels has developed the Flying Nest – a hotel that can travel. (Author : Springwise) Designed by French designer Ora-ïto, the new hotel is […]

Whole Foods launches online search tool for special dietary needs

Whole Foods launches online search tool for special dietary needs thierry Mon 07/01/2019 – 15:45 Shopper Experience Whole Foods Market has added a fresh feature on its website for the new year, allowing customers to find products via a special dietary requirement search tool. (Author : Ben Sillitoe) Shoppers on the US version of the Amazon-owned […]

Guerlain Launches Scent-Inspired Digital Radio App

Guerlain Launches Scent-Inspired Digital Radio App thierry Mon 07/01/2019 – 11:46 Shopper Experience This French radio station app is an attempt from LVMH’s Guerlain to build a new sensory community based on memories of scent (Author : Rachel Gonzales) Olfaplay allows users to record nine minute sound bites of their specific scent memories and share them […]

Casper plants roots in Canada

Casper plants roots in Canada thierry Fri 04/01/2019 – 15:49 Sales activation The burgeoning brand just opened its second bricks-and-mortar store here, with a Canadian HQ coming soon. (Author : Melissa Dunne) On an overcast winter day on Toronto’s Queen Street West, shoppers loaded down with bags walk past the storefront of mattress brand Casper’s new […]

Lululemon and Penguin Random House launch pop-up

Lululemon and Penguin Random House launch pop-up thierry Wed 02/01/2019 – 17:14 Shopper Experience Lululemon partnered with Penguin Random House books for a pop-up library. It’s located in Lululemon’s HUB Seventeen community space in New York City’s Flatiron building, where the athletic retailer currently hosts classes in adjoining studios. (Author : Caroline Jansen) The store includes […]

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