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As analogue retail gives way, new hybrid ways of shopping are emerging.  Bouncepad minimalism Retail demise is upon us, stores closing in their thousands in US and UK.  Retail is dead, long live retail as from the ashes of old fashion stores full of stock, a new minimalistic store emerges. The Department Store is a …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jul 29, 2019
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
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“Boston is a state of mind” as noted by an old Bostonian Thomas Gold Appleton.  The rebellious streak,  Irish flair and superior problem solving attitude is as distinct to Boston as freezing winters. Challenges are aplenty, as retail stores get pummeled everywhere, Boston is not immune to vacancy plague . 10% store vacancies is a …[ read more ]

Blocking London Bridge to stop car traffic in peak hour is an unlikely activity for a typical North London Mum. But those Mums  taking part in Extinction Rebellion protest, together with teen sons and daughters,  took to the street to say Enough Is Enough. We have asked a few of them what on Earth prompted …[ read more ]

Sipping in Samsung Carly Simon’s song ‘You are so vain’ was on my mind during our bimonthly retail insights trip to NY. Coffee really is our team’s water and so it is the case for many rushed city dwellers. New Yorkers, Londoners or Berliners tend to march thru their cities with a coffee cup in …[ read more ]

  • Posted Apr 2, 2019
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on Mens sana in corpore sano or shopping in Swiss Alps – [retail bytes]
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Health is wealth Saint Valentin brings a good opportunity to visit in the most romantic Thermal Spa in Europe.  Mint aroma new Spa pool refreshes the mind and sub-aquatic rock concert pool experience lets you float on  a mat, with your ears underwater listening to Leonard Cohen  – somewhat appropriate for pre-Brexit time. Visiting couples …[ read more ]

NY can be icy cold in the winter so with arctic wind swishing behind our ears, NRF2019 retail tech conference was deeply underwhelming (more about it next week) so what better afternoon than checking on the top 5 experience-led shops in the Big Apple. It was illuminating to see the magic tricks used by the …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jan 22, 2019
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on The king is dead, long live the (retail) king – [retail bytes]
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One pound will not buy you much today, only a middle size shopping center in Scotland. Fall in retail tenants by 50% and lack of funds to maintain the large building in Kirkaldy led the owners to put it up for sale for next to nothing. So far, no takers so get in touch if …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jan 7, 2019
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on Bytes from Sunny Asia – [retail bytes]
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Our winter sourcing trip to Asia brought us to leading edge robotics warehouses and fully automated clothing factories but we had time to scout the retail tech in local stores and also to chomp on first-hand food tastings in this vegan centre of the world. Tokyo–bot San for Uniglo robotics While Europeans are panicking about …[ read more ]

  • Posted Dec 13, 2018
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on New High Street Christmas – [retail bytes]
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New York New Crowdsourcing Amazon Go shops are expanding in US, after a cracking start in New York. Although it has the charm of Argos on a rainy day and only a fraction of Argos’ range, the shop off Broadway in NY is packed and Xmas Gifts buying customers.  Product range is not selected by a …[ read more ]

  • Posted Nov 24, 2018
  • Written by Karolina Janicka
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Date: 29th November 2018, Central London location   Organised by: Didobi.com @MatthewHopkinson – Grimsey Review co-author   #LGAGrimsey Covering Grimsey Review Methodology, 7 Points Plan   From Social Media to Data Collection and interpretation   For invites email eva@never.com  …[ read more ]

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