Tag: Store Design

Retail Types, Stores

Visual Merchandising and Tech Converge for Experience Activation at #RICE23

June 9, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retail TouchPoints’ 2023 Store Design & Experience Survey found that store design teams are laser-focused on implementing more creative visual merchandising methods (90%) and using technology more thoughtfully to support in-store engagement (63%). To illustrate how these two objectives effectively […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Are grocers missing the mark with urban consumers?

February 28, 2023

Via: RetailWire

Food shopping options for downtowners can be downright dismal. I know — I’m a center city dweller. I feel fortunate to have a great Ralph’s in my neighborhood, but before the store opened, downtown San Diego was pretty much a […]

Retail Types, Stores

Is the small neighborhood store ready to be the next big retail trend?

February 13, 2023

Via: RetailWire

Through a special arrangement, what follows is a summary of an article from WayfinD, a quarterly e-magazine filled with insights, trends and predictions from the retail and foodservice experts at WD Partners. Last year, a WD Partners’ study, “Retail Supernova,” […]

Others, Tech

Will retailers use facial recognition tech to reshape store layouts?

November 14, 2022

Via: RetailWire

New university research explores how grocers can take advantage of in-store cameras employing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to read facial expressions — raising an eyebrow, opening eyes, smiling — to enhance store layouts. “Emotion recognition algorithms work by employing […]


Will Target’s new store format be even a bigger hit with its guests?

November 10, 2022

Via: RetailWire

And now for something completely different. Target today said that it plans to open new larger-format stores with new reimagined open layouts designed to better meet the needs of the chain’s guests (AKA customers). The new stores, which will measure […]


Target Introduces Larger Store Concept With More Fulfillment Space and Merchandise

November 10, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Target has introduced a larger-format store concept — nearly 150,000 square feet compared to the chain average of 130,000 square feet — that will become the retailer’s focus for new stores in the next few years. The new design, which […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Are pop-ups ready to become a permanent fixture in retail?

October 14, 2022

Via: RetailWire

The pop-up model has brought some retailers a lot of success in recent years, so much so that some retail experts see pop-ups as a standard component in the future of retail. Jay Prag, economics professor at the Drucker School […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Should retailers prepare to serve customers in ‘post-car’ suburbs?

June 8, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Tempe, AZ, is putting the finishing touches on a planned car-free community built to let its 1,000 inhabitants live — and shop — without owning cars. The 17-acre community, called Culdesac, will open later this year, according to ABC 15. […]

Retail Types, Stores

Champs Sports seeks ‘Homefield’ advantage with new concept store

April 20, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Champs Sports, a sporting goods retailer owned by Foot Locker, will soon launch the first location of its HomeField experiential store concept. Homefield, which is opening this month in Pembroke Pines, FL, will carry sneakers and equipment aimed at a […]

Retail Types, Stores

Target, Amazon debut sustainable store concepts

March 21, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Both Target and Amazon have pledged to run their companies in a more environmentally sustainable manner — a commitment that could appeal to eco-conscious consumers. Target’s Vista store will serve as a testing site for innovations that will inform future […]

Retail Types, Stores

4 Imperatives for Impactful Store Design

December 29, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The pandemic has changed the in-store experience, possibly forever. After spending months with home delivery and curbside pickup as the norm, shoppers have developed a greater taste for convenience than ever before, which in turn has changed how retailers need […]

Retail Types, Stores

Starbucks sees even more stores in its future

December 15, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Starbucks plans to open a whopping 22,000 locations to bring its massive store count to 55,000 by 2030. At its bi-annual Investor Day, Rosalind Brewer, COO and group president-Americas, projected Starbucks’ U.S. base would expand by “nearly 800 gross stores […]

Retail Types, Stores

Target reopens looted store as a symbol of its pledge to do better for Black communities

November 12, 2020

Via: RetailWire

A Target store near its Minneapolis headquarters gained national attention in May when it was looted after the videotaped death of George Floyd drew national attention to excessive force by law enforcement officers in Black communities and racial inequality across […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Walmart reimagines its supercenters

October 1, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Walmart has introduced a new store design to help millions of customers who shop at its supercenters every year reap the full advantages of the “omni-shopping experience.” In a blog post, Janey Whiteside, the retailer’s chief customer officer, says the […]

E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Whole Foods’ e-grocery business headed down a dark path?

September 3, 2020

Via: RetailWire could be entering a new phase of its e-grocery business as it opens its first dark store dedicated to Whole Foods’ e-grocery fulfillment. Amazon will be opening the location in Brooklyn, NY, according to USA Today, but will not […]

Retail Types, Stores

Orovivo jewelry flagship store by CWS

September 19, 2019

Via: Retail Design Blog

The concept was born on the Customer request in order to be as representative as possible of the brand itself. “OROVIVO the new traditional” is a famous jewelry label which was recently bought by Thom Europe, the european jewelry fast […]

Retail Types, Stores

Drug store giant unveils new store design

April 20, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

CVS Pharmacy continues to make a concerted effort to transform its stores, with the goal of fostering a better customer experience. The retailer on Wednesday officially unveiled a new store design to enhance the retail customer experience with a new […]

Retail Types, Stores

JCPenney is transforming the customer experience

September 28, 2016

Via: FierceRetail

As JCPenney overhauls its 100-year-old business, it has found that moving quickly is the key to winning. After making the decision to relaunch its home appliance business, JCPenney went from idea to deployment in four months, Mike Amend, exec-VP of omnichannel, […]