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The Word On The Street_ Retail Trends [Pt_1]

We’re hearing the terms ‘Showrooming’ (shopping and comparing online whilst in-store); ‘Brand Journalism’ (driving content directly to customers, online and in-store) ; ‘Value of Values’ (the right choices in product quality and the right values in terms of provenance and ethics); these are being bandied about as current trends in retail but we’ve been watching … Continue reading

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Un-Packaging The Future [Oh Please YES!]
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Un-Packaging The Future [Oh Please YES!]

With bright fluorescent lights, flashy colours and countless catchy slogans and broad claims, buying groceries can be pretty jarring. Even more so when we consider that those eye-catching packages are destined to end up in the landfill. Is it necessary for our foods to be so loud, or could the future of packaging be a … Continue reading

Corridors & Clicks… The New Way Of Shopping?
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Corridors & Clicks… The New Way Of Shopping?

Together with Klepierre, DigitasLBi Labs created “Inspiration Corridor” to illustrate the ongoing revolution and future opportunities for unique shopping experiences in shopping centres. An infra-red Kinect camera analyses individual visitors as they enter the “Inspiration Corridor”, thanks to body scanning technology. A device equipped with QUIVIDI video analysis and PigData product recommendation scans the users … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous

If exploring London’s Kensington area this week, check out Chelsea Fringe—the alternative garden show that is happening in and around the neighbourhood from 18 May to 9 June. The displays are intended as a creative compliment to the famous Chelsea Flower Show which decorates Kensington in blooms every May. Several galleries and shops in the … Continue reading

Would Like To Meet_ Bilder & De Clercq, Amsterdam
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Would Like To Meet_ Bilder & De Clercq, Amsterdam

It’s a sunny weekend-about-town and I know just the place to go to for the freshest, tastiest ingredients and treats which, on the rare occasions when I’m not travelling and am ‘in residence’, I like to gather together for my favourite meal of the week: the lazy Sunday brunch. One of life’s simple pleasures and … Continue reading