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UK designers hit mainland China

UK designers have been slow to move into mainland China, but this looks set to change as a massive market is opening up. Clare Dowdy explores opportunities for those who

International retail: An overview

We Brits like to think of ourselves as the masters of retail, magicking the best –meaning the most commercial – formats around the world. But you can find innovation in

Taking a stand

More and more retailers are committed to reducing their carbon footprints, tackling the waste generated by point-of-sale activity as well as using environmentally friendly packaging. Matthew Valentine suggests that budgets

Fusion culture

If you’re Chinese, you can afford a 1.5 million yuan (£100 000) cognac and a £165 000 truffle while lounging on the world’s most expensive bed. At least you can

Going virtual

On-line shopping will never be quite the sameas the tactile experience of going into a store,but some e-tailers are starting to address this issue.Scott Billings looks at some initiatives that

From rags to relevance

Fashion stores are in the vanguard of the trend to build awareness and relevancy through shop design. Lucy Johnston looks at how some forward-thinking retailers are using space to align

Supermarkets: An overview

Most retailers survived a steady, but fragile Christmas on a mixture of good products, integrated communication and appropriate value propositions. But it’s been a bleak start to 2008. This continued


Retail design

The retail sector is a major consumer of design services, as well as one of the most savvy. All parts of the market, from value to luxury, and across all

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London Evening Standard relaunches

The redesigned London Evening Standard launches today, with the new design created by the in-house team in collaboration with typography and editorial design specialist Paul Barnes.

Tent London to debut digital exhibition

This year’s Tent London will feature new exhibition Tent Digital, which will showcase digitally enabled design in products, technology and the Web.     Tent Digital will be hosted in

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From the archives: Picture Post

As we head back into our archives, here’s a gem from March 1990. Jane Lewis looks at the creative ways design firms promoted their services through mail-outs.