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Welcome to the glittering new world of Swarovski

After 126 years since it launched in Austria, crystal giant Swarovski underwent a major global transformation this year

The future is now: Welcome to the world of Cadillac House in Shanghai

Set in a stunning, 6500sqm building in the Pudong district of Shanghai, Cadillac House is a multi-sensory experience cen...

Why global retail stores should lean into localism

The designer behind the recently launched M+ Shop and The Other Shop at M+, Asia’s first global museum of contemporary v...

Inside the rumoured death of physical stores and other predictions for 2022

Through Covid, we have seen a vast number of permanent store closures, which has somewhat re-ignited the ‘stores are dea...

Inside Lego’s Launderette of Dreams in London

Lego's temporary installation, the Launderette of Dreams, opened in October for several weeks in London,

Converse steps up customisation with Renew Labs concept

Footwear brand Converse introduces a new store concept in Melbourne’s Fitzroy aimed at helping customers upcycle their s...

A step back in time: Piaget’s Sydney store blends old with new

Swiss watch brand Piaget opens its first standalone store in Sydney as it seeks to form direct relationships with custom...

Step inside The Sensorium, Aesop’s new fragrance experience

Step inside the cult skincare brand’s new fragrance experience, a first-of-its-kind in-store activation that puts fine s...

Burberry’s Imagined Landscape aims to immerse and wow

The legendary brand’s new installation on Jeju Island in the Korea Strait raises the bar for sustainable branded environ...

Beyond beauty: Why neuroaesthetics in retail matter to the bottom line

New fields of study are discovering ways to measure just how much a visually appealing store or pleasant shopping experi...

Inside fitness giant Peloton’s new stores in Australia

Interactive showrooms featuring the fitness retailer’s bikes and apparel have popped up around Sydney and Melbourne.

Inside Optus’ plan to change the way customers view telco stores

About 18 months ago, Australian telecommunications provider Optus set itself an ambitious goal: to become Australia’s mo...

Inside Afterpay and the Australian Fashion Council’s “cutting edge” store

The Edit is a new experiential retail space celebrating local designers and the latest in-store technology.

How retail gave Squid Game the green light

The runaway success of the Netflix series creates an opportunity for retailers everywhere to flash some cultural awarene...

Exie launches its first bricks-and-mortar stores under Accent Group

The brand, which was picked up by Accent Group in 2020, has used an industrial aesthetic throughout its new sites.

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