Retail Trends

Art Basel Miami: How Retailers Can Find Success With Our Top Spaces For Rent

Art Basel in Miami  December 6th marks the start of Miami-based Art Basel. The event is a convergence of artists from across the globe, allowing them to showcase works ranging from sculptures to film and paintings to photography. This international art fair features paintings, sculptures, installations and photographs from over 4,000 artists all around the …

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Phygital retail

What is Phygital Retail? Physical and digital retail, together

Phygital retail is the latest buzzword for the strategies and tactics retailers use to engage with their customers. ‘Phygital’ is a portmanteau of ‘Physical’ and ‘Digital’, and it represents the merging of the physical with the digital. In the past we have read about, amongst others, ‘omni-channel’, ‘multi-channel’, and ‘holistic’ approaches. In simple terms, ‘Phygital’ …

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Retail's new normal

Retail’s new normal: what does the future hold for physical retail?

While the world attempts to return to a semblance of normality, it is clear some things may have changed irrevocably. The world of retail is no exception, so what is retail’s new normal? The Covid pandemic is one of only a few ‘before and after’ moments in history. When everything can be put into context …

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Retail Covid

How to open a store – Eleven things to consider when planning to open a store in a post-Covid world

Want something more visual? Check out the infographic. With lockdown restrictions slowly lifting across the world, people are beginning to emerge from their homes and life is making its first tentative steps towards returning to normal.  In this article we’ll talk through some of the steps retailers should consider when planning to open a store …

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The Odder Side, fashion

Coping with Covid-19: Fashion brand The Odder Side

Covid-19 has had a disruptive impact on many industries and sectors. In this series we are showcasing a number of our clients and partners, highlighting the steps they have taken, their current activity and what their plans are for the future. We hope that by sharing this we can help organizations and brands going through …

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Farfetch Store of The Future

9 Case Studies That Prove Experiential Retail Is The Future

Experiential retail is the future. For years we’ve heard about the decline of physical retail and the rise of the internet. However, the desire for retail experiences is on the rise with 52% millennials saying of their spending goes on experience-related purchases. This introduces the concept of ‘retailtainment’. Enter: retailtainment Because of this, retailers have …

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Pop-Up Store Tips From A Top Brooklyn-Based Interior Design Firm

Sergio Mannino, Principal of Sergio Mannino Studio, knows a thing or two about designing the perfect pop-up store and attracting buzz. He believes that every brand needs a holistic approach in order to succeed, and his studio advises brands on things like launching a consumer brand from scratch, and building out a pop-up store or retail …

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Miami’s Bubble City Takes The Pop-Up Concept to a Whole New Level

Bubble City, the unique architectural design that features a transparent and transportable bubble shaped retail and events space has been offering Miami a flexible and affordable retail solution, and brands are taking note. Richard Lasry, the company’s founder, looks well beyond traditional brick-and-mortar structures and offers Storefront clients the ultimate in flexible temporary spaces. “The …

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