Kabooki Opened a Pop-Up Lego Wear Store in London … With No Lego Wear

Kabooki Opened a Pop-Up Lego Wear Store in London … With No Lego Wear thierry Fri 15/02/2019 – 11:51 Shopper Experience A pop-up store in the Fitzrovia section of London that was only open for business Wednesday had no merchandise whatsoever—and that was by design. (Author : David Cohen) Danish apparel company Kabooki, the company behind […]

Helzberg Diamonds debuts in-store AR feature

Helzberg Diamonds debuts in-store AR feature thierry Fri 15/02/2019 – 11:31 Shopper Experience Helzberg Diamonds launched an in-store augmented reality feature called the Helzberg Virtual Ring Experience, which allows shoppers to virtually try on more than 100 different ring styles. (Author : Dan O’Shea) The in-store screen uses motion sensors and a palm rest to let […]

Walgreens adding Alipay to 7,000 stores

Walgreens adding Alipay to 7,000 stores thierry Thu 14/02/2019 – 11:40 Sales activation Chinese consumers visiting the U.S. can now use Alipay at Walgreens, one of the largest drugstore chains in the country, the companies said Wednesday. (Author : Tom Breenam) Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Alipay users can shop at 3,000 locations in major […]

Uniqlo opens Manchester flagship, expands beyond London

Uniqlo opens Manchester flagship, expands beyond London thierry Wed 13/02/2019 – 11:38 Shopper Experience Japanese retail chain Uniqlo is expanding its store network internationally, announcing the opening of its latest store in the UK. (Author : Retail in Asia) Opening in the city of Manchester, Uniqlo is returning the British city after leaving Manchester back […]

Giant Food Stores to expand its new urban concept

Giant Food Stores to expand its new urban concept thierry Thu 07/02/2019 – 14:08 Shopper Experience Giant Food Stores is upping its investment in Philadelphia. The supermarket company announced plans to open three more locations of its smaller-sized urban format, Giant Heirloom Market, in Philadelphia in 2019. (Author : Marianne Wilson) The concept made its debut in January, […]

Toyota’s new car subscription company Kinto is gamifying driving behavior

Toyota’s new car subscription company Kinto is gamifying driving behavior thierry Tue 05/02/2019 – 14:39 Shopper Experience Toyota has officially launched Kinto, a company first revealed late last year that will manage a car subscription program and other mobility services in Japan, including the sale and purchase of used vehicles as well as automotive repair and […]

The Atelier Beauté Chanel Encourages Guests to Explore Leisurely

The Atelier Beauté Chanel Encourages Guests to Explore Leisurely thierry Tue 05/02/2019 – 12:24 Shopper Experience To set itself apart from the many new retail stores that are incorporating more features for convenience and digital connection to suit the lives of busy consumers, the new Atelier Beauté Chanel concept in New York City aims to […]

NYC to Open Digital-First Shopping Centre

NYC to Open Digital-First Shopping Centre thierry Wed 23/01/2019 – 15:14 Shopper Experience As part of a new residential and commercial development project in the US, a shopping centre will have an entire floor dedicated to online-only retailers and cross-channel shopping experiences. (Author : Power Retail) Hudson Yards, a new “mini city” in New York […]

Decathlon Singapore Lab opens near Kallang Stadium

Decathlon Singapore Lab opens near Kallang Stadium thierry Mon 21/01/2019 – 16:51 Shopper Experience Sporting goods retailer Decathlon has opened a landmark 5000sqm retail space at Kallang’s Stadium Boulevard, its largest store in Singapore. (Author : Michael Arnold) Designated the Decathlon Singapore Lab, the outlet includes a running area with four different surface types – including […]

Tmall a hub for China’s millennial bookworms

Tmall a hub for China’s millennial bookworms thierry Tue 15/01/2019 – 14:23 Retailer News One of every three physical books sold in China last year was purchased on Tmall, according to the Alibaba Group-owned B2C online marketplace, with Millennials driving the bulk of those sales. (Author : Christine Chou) In a report on China’s reading habits […]

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