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Design Archives

H&M experiments with new in-store concepts

Concepts such as an in-store cafe and florist have been tested internationally.

Bloomingdale’s concept store-within-a-store

Store features floor-to-ceiling screens to create an immersive shopping experience.

Nespresso opens new flagship concept in Sydney

The store aims to provide an experiential and educational journey.

Beacon Lighting posts record net profit in FY18

The group plans to invest in smart lights in the coming financial year.

Swarovski reopens store at Westfield Sydney

Luxe retailer relaunches at pricey location.

Scentre acquires $720m stake in Westfield Eastgardens

Sale marks one of the top five largest single-asset retail transactions to occur in Australia.

Scentre in $470m development on the Gold Coast

Landlord's first greenfield project begins construction in 'booming' catchment.

It’s not what you do, it’s the way you do it

Retailers that focus on how they connect over what they sell might just discover the best defensive strategy ahead of Am...

A new trend in homewares retail

A look at a trend in homewares retailing whereby stores are designed to feel like homes.

Inside Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery Seattle flagship

Retail innovation and fantasy at Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room.

Feathers tickling Myer’s fancy

Fashion industry veteran continues to expand her Feathers business.

Kathmandu opens new South Australia flagship

Adventure retailer continues long-term push towards 180 stores.

Thinking outside the square

Fashion incubator, 100 Squared, unveils revamped retail format.

The Good Guys targets growth opportunities

Electrical retailer focused on innovation and investment rather than store numbers.

Who dares wins

20-year-old homewares retailer gets a second wind under new ownership.

Big business in ‘small luxuries’

Men’s accessories retailer, Déclic, is lining up new stores for early 2016.

Not your typical pharmacy chain

National Pharmacies is marching to its own beat in pharmaceutical retail.

Meet the new and improved Tradelink

Bathroom and plumbing specialist launches ‘branch of the future’ in major store revamp.

Fossil fuels growth with new store concept

Fossil on the hunt for strategic locations for new store concept.

Opus unveils new concepts at Paddington flagship

Opus’ refurbished Oxford Street flagship boasts two new store concepts under one roof.