Electrical store design retail trends for 2021 – Media Markt stores

Here are several trends to consider when an electronic retailer wishes to reimage the store. The last Media Markt two concept stores to open were in Eindhoven Netherlands and Wilrijk Belgium. These developments aimed to present the elect...
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EmQuartier, Bangkok - an innovative shopping mall, retail branding and interior design

As part of a process of design discovery, we continually visit and benchmark the best in class shopping malls, centre formats and branding innovations in major cities across the globe. On a recent visit to Thailand, we photographed the EmQuartier...
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A focus on fresh food at the convenience supermarket - Giant Heirloom Market, Philadelphia

In the centre of Philadelphia, USA, Ahold Delhaize the grocery retailer has opened the first outlet of its new city supermarket called Giant Heirloom Market. The new design concept is the result of twelve months of consumer research with loca...
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Shopping centre awards, innovation and cutting edge retail design - Adigeo, Verona, Italy

ECE’s Adigeo was awarded in the category “Best New Development” 2019 European Shopping Centre Awards. The format planning of the centre is based on the shape of the land forming a V shape.
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Convenience and flexibility in supermarket design at REWE, Germany

The supermarket sector has been somewhat static over the past couple of years, with little of the groundbreaking innovation since the beginning of the 2000s. So it is very refreshing to see REWE in Germany injecting some passion into sup...
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Supermarket design and innovation inside Hema and Loblaws, the rise of the in-store app

The supermarket sector has been somewhat static over the past ten years, with little of the groundbreaking innovation in the UK and in parts of Europe since the beginning of the 2000s. This is certainly the case in the UK. The...
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Pull&Bear store design and the future of fashion. Five new trends in retail.

Pull&Bear, the youth fashion brand is shifting its demographic catchment from teens to generation Y, through marketing its Heritage range. It is one of the eight brands of the umbrella company Inditex. The Pull&Bear company operates&n...
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Why the bank branch of the future will look nothing like the bank of yesterday - Umpqua

Walk into some bank branches today and you might think you wandered, by mistake, into a Capital One café where management has deliberately chosen to strip out tellers and cash handling facilities. Please see the image below.
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IconSiam shopping mall innovation, convenience and cutting edge retail design

IconSiam where the best of Thailand's retail, entertainment, hospitality and more come together as one. IconSiam is a sensational riverside mixed-use shopping destination on the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok. The all...
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Convenience, flexibility, and convergence of cutting edge technology in supermarket design

Retailers in the USA announced plans to close more than 9,300 stores in 2019, more than any other year in recent retail history. The situation in China is completely different, where Internet giants are breathing new life into physical stores, inc...
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Petrol forecourt as a convenience retail destination at WOG and Socar

By combining a contemporary retail interior design for essential grocery shopping and impulse purchases, both the oil companies and the grocery retailers win on two fronts, with footfall and profitability.
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A new supermarket market concept for Magnit in Moscow

Magnit is the number 1 retailer in Russia as measured by the number of stores & geographical coverage, with 14,507 convenience stores, 467 supermarkets. It is a convenience food store discount retailer, next to residential buildings...
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