Espoir introduced new concept store ‘Make-up Pub’ in Seoul

(Author : Young Bae)The cosmetics brand ‘Espoir’ introduced a new concept store ‘Make-up Pub’ reminiscent of draft beer house. Eespoir, a professional makeup brand, opened the first make-up pub concept store in Hongdae in November under the concept of Lively, Free like a lounge pub. The newly launched ‘ Espoir Makeup Pub’ Concept Store is the […]

Walmart Joins Forces With BuzzFeed To Recruit More Millennial Shoppers

(Author : Zac Palm)Walmart and BuzzFeed’s Tasty have announced a new partnership to sell kitchen supplies and ingredients. Walmart and Jet.com struck a deal with BuzzFeed’s Tasty. The partnership will place links for the retailer’s products in Tasty’s how-to recipe and cooking videos on its app. When Tasty app users finish watching a video, they can scroll down to the bottom […]

Decathlon a repris pied aux Etats-Unis

(Auteur : Marion Deslandes)Si Decathlon a élu San Francisco pour aborder à nouveau le marché américain, c’est pour capitaliser sur l’ancrage très sportif (running, vélo, voile, ski, fitness…) de cette ville de la côte Ouest des Etats-Unis. Le distributeur français a inauguré le 1er décembre un point de vente de 800 mètres carrés sur une des […]

Shanghai’s AR-filled Starbucks

(Author : Jeromy Lloyd)The giant new retail location lets visitors see inside the roastery’s operations and order from anywhere. Starbucks has just opened a giant new roastery and cafe in Shanghai that serves as part-cafe, part-production facility and part-retail gift store.  Among all that, it houses multiple points where visitors can learn about the store’s products and […]

Hammerson set to merge with Intu in £3.4bn deal

(Author : Elias Jahshan)A proposed £3.4 billion merger of shopping centre operators Hammerson and Intu is set to create one of the UK’s biggest property companies. Hammerson has agreed an all-share takeover of rival Intu to bring the two firms under one roof and create a £21 billion shopping centre giant. The takeover deal represents a value […]

Barnes & Noble sees smaller stores, more books in its future

(Author : Marianne Wilson)In the wake of a wider quarterly loss than expected and a continuing sales slide, Barnes & Noble plans to a greater emphasis on what brought it the party in the first place: books. Barnes & Noble’s sales in the second quarter fell 7.9% to $791.1 million. Same-store sales decreased 6.3%. But […]

Online cycling brand LIV gives community focus to first standalone store

(Author : Retail Design World)Online cycling brand LIV, which claims to be the first cycling brand completely dedicated to women, has opened its first standalone physical store. Located in York, the store has been designed by Whiteroom to fit with LIV’s localisation strategy. LIV provides tailor-made product to help women discover new possibilities in cycling, whatever their level […]

La Redoute s’offre un défilé pour ancrer son image mode

(Auteur : Marion Deslandes)Revendue par Kering en 2014 à ses deux dirigeants, Nathalie Balla et Eric Courteille, La Redoute a su prendre un virage mode, qu’elle souhaite intensifier encore la saison prochaine. Car la collection printemps-été 2018 est la première proposition style de Rosemary Rodriguez, la nouvelle directrice artistique, un poste nouvellement mis en valeur par […]

Amazon And Calvin Klein Team Up For Holiday Retail Experience

(Author : PSK)Global lifestyle brand Calvin Klein and online marketplace Amazon have collaborated on a holiday retail experience that includes pop-up shops in New York City and Los Angeles, along with an online brand store.  Until December 31st, customers can shop at Calvin Klein X Amazon Fashion for exclusive styles such as men’s and women’s underwear, loungewear, […]

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