Category Archives: Hybrid Retail

Retailers Must Find Their Long Tail To Survive

Posted by Michael

Image Source LSN Global The New Year has started well for the UK’s big retailers. M&S, Morrisons, Tesco, Primark, Debenhams, Supergroup, JD Sports, John Lewis and Sainsbury’s all enjoyed good Christmas sales. There were a few black spots. Next announced … (read more)

January isn’t just for markdowns: Rachel Shectman reinvents retail with Story

Posted by Kevin

January isn’t just for markdowns: Rachel Shectman reinvents retail with Story    Several years ago, Rachel Shectman revolutionized retail with a new store concept called Story. Much like a magazine, Story changes its merchandising theme, and therefore its products, every two months. … (read more)

New York, New York

Posted by Michael

Overseas visits are an opportunity for us to check out different retail landscapes and see what is new. I’ve chosen to mention five very different stores as I believe their diversification demonstrates how we can think differently about what shops … (read more)

Harvey Nichols Launch Menswear Space

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image, Harvey Nichols Last year, luxury department store Harvey Nichols decided to hire Virgile+Partners to redefine their menswear store design. In an attempt to create an aesthetic that is the very essence of ‘refined luxury’, Harvey Nichols sought to offer … (read more)

GET THE ETHOS RIGHT AND THE REST WILL FOLLOW

Posted by Michael

Ethos comes from the Greek word meaning character, it was used by the ancients to describe the beliefs that characterise the essential spirit of a community, a country, or indeed an ideology. So it’s fitting that two bright young entrepreneurs, … (read more)