Retail Horizons

Five phenomena that will change retail in the years to come: the store’s scale up; cosmopolite retail vs. local retail; the post-industrial (and post-commercial) retail; the hybrid retail; the “retail of uniqueness”. All of them are not temporary trends, indeed, they represent structural changes originating either from new needs in society or from new technology.   by Davide... Read More

Iconic retail

For a retail store to acquire ‘instant icon’ status in the minds of information-rich and time-poor consumers, it needs to possess a ‘special something’ that sets it apart from the competition. This special something can take the form of an unforgettable interior design solution, fantastic visual merchandising, a bold and creative architectural treatment or a well- conceived service offer that places the consumers’ needs firmly at the heart... Read More