Articles tagged Department Store

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Tech sells: here’s why Harrods is investing in its electronics department in a big way

London – The British retailer worked with Gensler to build an experiential, immersive electronics department that expands its previous one by nearly 80 per cent.

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How the department store can embrace digital apparel

Selfridges is taking advantage of consumer enthusiasm for the intangible by working with digital artists for everything from visual merchandising to social media campaigns.

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Futureproof department stores rely on modular design, shows Selfridges' De Bijenkorf

Amsterdam – A grid-like men's department by i29 interior architects in De Bijenkorf's Amsterdam flagship highlights the strategy that keeps Selfridges Group-owned department stores …

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A photography shop in a South Korean department store offers another version of luxury

Seoul – Inside of the Lotte Department Store in Seoul, local firm Labotory designed a shutter-friendly retail space that sells cameras, photographs and photo books.

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Here’s what works – and what doesn’t – at the new Galeries Lafayette Champs Élysées

Paris – Three months after its opening, how is the Galeries Lafayette Champs Élysées faring when it comes to the overall in-store experience? 

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This pop-up shows how the luggage industry can be as bold in retail as it is in branding

Shanghai – Alberto Caiola’s pop-up space for Crash Baggage, located in Shanghai’s Galeries Lafayette, brings something new to the luggage category: in-store fun. 

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Is minimal maximalism the new luxury? Saks Fifth Avenue and EC Studio think so

New York City – New York-based EC Studio's displays for Saks Fifth Avenue reflect the iconic brand's emphasis on modernity, individuality, personalisation and ease.

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This millennial retail experiment features fantasy travel and futuristic dystopias

London – English department store Selfridges wanted to speculate about where things are heading in luxury retail, so it brought along seven partners in design.

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Archive, Market, Arket: The radical concept of a retail archive

AMSTERDAM – Arket’s ID codes transform product labels into product stories online, but managing director Lars Axelsson explains why you won’t find that in-store.

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Spring returns: the stunning reconstruction of Printemps Haussmann

PARIS – Uufie’s reconstruction of the historic department store introduces a new atrium inspired by springtime flowers as well as by the building’s Art-Nouveau aesthetic.