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Key Retail Trends - 2017

Retail has changed more in the last 5 years than the 25 years before that. Today’s retail is multi-dimensional, it must comprise of a whole ecosystem of virtual, digital and physical expressions of a brand. The future of retail is literally in the palm of your hands. 

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Euroshop Review 2017

Euroshop is the world's premier retail trade fair, held every 3 years, the next event is on 16 - 20 February 2020. We were fortunate to have Michael Eden and Simon Dickson from GDM at this years event. Here's a snap shot of what Euroshop has to offer and some insights into...

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Myer's Wonderland - transforming the department store

On a recent retail research trip to Sydney we reviewed the much talked about Myer’s Wonderland - a creative project lead by Designworks, which see’s the entire 6th floor of the Sydney City store transformed into a themed magical experience called Wonderland. 

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True Grit, Christchurch

True Grit, the leading salon from New Zealand, was the first salon to reopen in the earthquake stricken central city area of Christchurch.

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Bendon New Market

Bendon required a contemporary look with classic influences for their refurbished flagship store in Newmarket Auckland, ultimately to be a concept that could inspire the refurbishment of Bendon stores in other centres. The interior had to be well lit and have a neutral colour palette to allow the delicate lingerie...

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Auckland Museum Retail Store refresh

The existing space was dim and uninviting to passers by and competed with the products on offer instead of creating a backdrop for them to shine. With extremely high fixtures a lot of product was out of reach and navigation through the store was confusing due to product segmentation unclear.

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Light Plan

Light Plan supplies designer, innovative lighting solutions and accessories to interior designers, property owners, landscape designers and a growing end-consumer customer base. They have been growing, and fast, so needed a new space designed as a retail store as well as a product showroom.  The new space, designed by the Spaceworks...

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A new design for safeguarding people’s belongings

Traditionally authoritative spaces, insurance stores tend to have little in the way of store experience. AMI saw this as a clear opening in the market for an insurance brand that could put away the paperwork, and capture the imagination of its customers with a fresh approach to face-to-face retailing.

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TimeCentre by Designability

TimeCentre has been a long term kiosk tenant at Westfield Riccarton, selling and servicing watches. Last year, the opportunity came up to move into a small, angular store, which would provide better scope for properly displaying the stock, but would provide a challenge with its awkward shape.

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