Galeries Lafayette acquires French jeweller Mauboussin

Galeries Lafayette acquires French jeweller Mauboussin thierry Wed 17/07/2019 – 12:17 Retailer News France’s Galeries Lafayette announced it has acquired a majority stakes in fellow French firm Mauboussin. (Author  : Retail in Asia) The Parisian luxury department store group said it is teaming up with the jeweller’s chairman Alain Némarq for the purchase. The financial […]

Shimano Experience Centre

Shimano Experience Centre thierry Tue 16/07/2019 – 15:34 Shopper Experience Sports hardware brand Shimano – arguably best known for its bicycle gear systems – has opened the Shimano Experience Centre in Valkenburg in the Netherlands. The venue has been created as a hub for fishing, cycling and rowing enthusiasts, all of whom use Shimano equipment. (Author : […]

L’INSANE is a Fashion-Forward Retail Destination, Located in Paris

L’INSANE is a Fashion-Forward Retail Destination, Located in Paris thierry Fri 12/07/2019 – 10:43 Shopper Experience L’INSANE is a genderless concept store that « encourages style expression outside of the box. » As many are turning to the non-binary instead of the defined, retail spaces like this are beginning to gain traction. (Author : Kalina Nedelcheva) Located in […]

ALDI combats cancer with new partnership

ALDI combats cancer with new partnership thierry Thu 11/07/2019 – 11:38 Retailer News Batavia, Ill.-based ALDI has partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, an organization focused on funding impactful research to help fight childhood cancer. (Author : Store Brand) The company announced it’s asking its customers to help make a difference by donating to Alex’s Lemonade Stand […]

Bucking the trend, Amazon makes returns easier

Bucking the trend, Amazon makes returns easier thierry Wed 10/07/2019 – 14:45 Sales activation Amazon’s new return policy in the United States allows customers to drop their products without package or labels in thousands of sales points, nationwide and free of charge. (Author : Retail Detail) Streamlining Amazon wants to make it even easier for […]

Independent brands and eco-retail for Wembley Park Market

Independent brands and eco-retail for Wembley Park Market thierry Fri 05/07/2019 – 10:52 Shopper Experience The first phase of Wembley Park Market has launched, with a focus on local and independent brands, and on eco-friendly retail. (Author : Retail Design World) The Market is part of Quintain’s 85 acre, £3bn development in North London. Seven independent retailers […]

Alibaba wants to open more physical stores

Alibaba wants to open more physical stores thierry Tue 02/07/2019 – 11:54 Retailer News By 2030, Alibaba wants to use its subsidiary Hema Fresh to open physical stores in all 200 Chinese cities with over a million inhabitants. (Author : Retail Detail) Enormous expansion Alibaba has big plans for its innovative supermarket chain, which was launched in 2017 and currently has […]

Target has an answer for Prime Day

Target has an answer for Prime Day thierry Mon 01/07/2019 – 15:42 Sales activation Target is taking on Amazon and its two-day Prime Day sale by launching its own summer sale event. (Author : Gina Acosta) On July 15 and 16 (the same days as Amazon’s Prime Day), Target will debut its Deal Days, with discounts […]

Rent the Runway, Nordstrom team up to boost convenience, attract customers

Rent the Runway, Nordstrom team up to boost convenience, attract customers thierry Fri 28/06/2019 – 12:06 Sales activation Nordstrom Inc and Rent the Runway announced a partnership on Thursday that aims to draw more foot traffic into the department store while making the clothing rental service more convenient so it can improve service to existing […]

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