Mars Retail Group expanding M&M’s store footprint — at home and abroad

Mars Retail Group expanding M&M’s store footprint — at home and abroad thierry Fri 24/01/2020 – 15:11 Shopper Experience Mars Retail Group is opening three new M&M’s “experiential” stores, including a 24,000-sq.-ft. flagship at Mall of America.  (Author : Marianne Wilson) In addition to Mall of America, the candy giant will open at Disney Springs, Orlando, […]

Ted Baker debuts cosmetics line ‘With Ted’

Ted Baker debuts cosmetics line ‘With Ted’ thierry Thu 23/01/2020 – 16:08 Sales activation UK fashion and lifestyle brand Ted Baker has unveiled its first-ever cosmetics line, as the company tries to stem lagging sales across it mid-luxury men’s and women’s apparel and accessories. (Author : Retail in Asia) Dubbed ‘With Ted’, the premium makeup […]

Starbucks Announces Ambitious Sustainability Pledge

Starbucks Announces Ambitious Sustainability Pledge thierry Thu 23/01/2020 – 15:58 Retailer News Starbucks announced Tuesday an ambitious plan to cut its waste, water use and carbon emissions in half by 2030, reports The Seattle Times. (Author : Kristna Stidham) The coffee giant’s CEO and President Kevin Johnson revealed that the new sustainability initiatives would have five main goals: […]

Ribble Cycles launches Live In-Store

Ribble Cycles launches Live In-Store thierry Tue 21/01/2020 – 14:22 Shopper Experience Ribble Cycles has launched Ribble Live In-Store – the all-new digital experience allowing consumers across the globe to interact and view products directly with an expert team member in-store from the comfort of their own home, place of work or on the go… […]

The South London outlet that’s bringing back haggling

The South London outlet that’s bringing back haggling thierry Tue 21/01/2020 – 12:24 Shopper Experience It’s understandable to be skeptical of the idea of haggling. We’ve come accustomed to the thought that if the price is on the label then that’s the price we pay. However, what happens when the price is just too high? […]

Asda trials refill points and bottle recycling in ‘sustainability’ store

Asda trials refill points and bottle recycling in ‘sustainability’ store thierry Tue 21/01/2020 – 11:51 Shopper Experience Shoppers in Middleton will be able to bring containers for cereal, tea and other groceries. The supermarket chain Asda is joining forces with some of the UK’s best-known food and drink brands to create a “sustainability” store, in the latest drive […]

Shiseido opens “Beauty Innovation Hub” in Shanghai

Shiseido opens “Beauty Innovation Hub” in Shanghai thierry Mon 20/01/2020 – 17:06 Retailer News Shiseido opened its first “Beauty Innovation Hub” outside Japan, housed within WeWork, Shanghai’s flagship co-working space on Weihai Road. (Author : Retail in Asia) The Beauty Innovation Hub is a community space where consumers, entrepreneurs, researchers and industry partners to connect, […]

Starbucks to open 100 stores in underserved communities by 2025

Starbucks to open 100 stores in underserved communities by 2025 thierry Mon 20/01/2020 – 15:55 Sales activation Starbucks Corp. is expanding its commitment to operating stores in underserved urban and rural areas. (Author : Marianne Wilson) Five years after the launch of its community store initiative, the coffee giant announced it is expanding its commitment by 85 […]

Boots’ owner Walgreens is training staff in virtual reality

Boots’ owner Walgreens is training staff in virtual reality thierry Fri 17/01/2020 – 14:44 Retailer News Walgreens Boots Alliance is using Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 to train its staff in virtual reality to handle thousands of new products and learn new store layouts before they’re finished. (Author : Charged) The US retail giant, which owns Boots […]

Tiffany’s Temporary Flagship Is Essentially the World’s Swankiest Pop-Up

Tiffany’s Temporary Flagship Is Essentially the World’s Swankiest Pop-Up thierry Fri 17/01/2020 – 11:37 Shopper Experience Tiffany & Co. is busy renovating its legendary Fifth Avenue flagship space, a project it announced in 2018 that’s scheduled to wrap up in late 2021. In the meantime, it’s opened what amounts to the mack daddy of all luxury pop-up shops […]

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