Surf’s up at the Mall of Switzerland

(Author : malls.Com)The mall will be a hotspot for surfing lovers in Switzerland and beyond. In time for the opening, «Glisss», the indoor surfing specialists, will guarantee real surfing enjoyment. For the first few weeks the surfing fun, among pleasant beach surroundings at the mall, will be free of charge. It’s the perfect place to […]

Google will start selling products at its pop-up stores this week

(Author : Ashley Carman)Google doesn’t have any dedicated hardware stores like Apple or Microsoft, but it has previously experimented with pop-up demo experiences where users can test products before buying them online through the Google Store. That’s changing today… sort of. The company confirmed to The Verge that it will begin selling hardware at these temporary locations this year. The Pixel […]

Net-A-Porter to use AI and robots to suggest items to fit customer plans

(Author : Sandra Halliday )Net-A-Porter is set to launch artificial intelligence/robotic tech designed to select clothing for customers based on any future plans they might have, such as going on holiday, attending a party or wedding, or starting a new job. It has invested over £400 million in tech and personalisation with a selection robot that can […]

Hermès opens world-first ‘Through The Walls’ retail concept in Singapore

(Author : Retail in Asia)Hermès has opened ‘Through The Walls’, an immersive exhibition of the French luxury label’s home universe created especially for Singapore. Showing at Hermès’ Liat Towers flagship store on Orchard Road, the world-first Hermès home exhibition will run from 7 to 29 October 2017. In a bid to showcase its new collections for […]

Maison Kitsuné s’offre un nouveau shop-in-shop à Kyoto

(Auteur : Christel Divert)Maison Kitsuné multiplie les ouvertures à l’international. Le 7 octobre, la marque a ainsi ouvert sa quatrième adresse au Japon. Installé dans le grand magasin Fujii Daimaru à Kyoto, ce nouvel espace de vente a été pensé par le duo de fondateurs, Gildas Loaëc et Masaya Kuroki. D’une surface de 75 mètres carrés, […]

Gap Has Rolled Out A Subscription Clothing Service For Babies

(Author : Zack Palm)Clothing retailer Gap officially launches its new subscription boxes designed for newborns called BabyGap OutfitBox. Gap first started testing the program with select customers earlier this year in May. When a customer signs up for the program they list their child’s gender, size, and choose from one of four different themes for their box: […]

Tesco is experimenting with meal kits and checkout-free stores like Amazon

(Author : Oscar Williams-Grut)The CEO of Tesco insists the supermarket can be as innovative as the likes of HelloFresh and Amazon, and says it is experimenting with new ideas such as meal kits and checkout-free stores. Dave Lewis was peppered with questions about competition with Amazon at a press conference in London this week, following Amazon’s […]

Steel, le nouveau centre d’Apsys à Saint-Etienne

(Auteur : Lucile Deprez)Apsys a démarré les travaux de son nouveau centre commercial à Saint-Etienne, baptisé Steel. Un projet imaginé comme « un concept d’entrée de ville, sur le plan urbain et commercial ». Il ouvrira ses portes au printemps 2019. Le centre se trouve à quelques minutes du centre-ville stéphanois. Il a pour objectif de « […]

Adidas Originals ouvre son plus grand magasin au monde à Chicago

(Auteur : Olivier Guyot)Le nouveau flagship d’Adidas Originals est spécial à plus d’un égard. Non seulement le magasin ouvert ce 5 octobre 2017 dans le centre de Chicago, au 1532 N. Milwaukee Avenue, se présente comme le plus spacieux de la ligne lifestyle du groupe allemand, mais il dispose aussi d’un concept atypique, jouant sur les références […]

Porsche launches a car subscription service

(Author : Zac Estrada)Porsche will start a “subscription service” for customers that could give them access to a number of their sports cars and SUVs, from $2,000 per month. Porsche Passport will start in November in Atlanta, the German company’s North American affiliate announced Tuesday. The automaker calls it a “white-glove” service intended to give users […]

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