Store Concepts: Page 3


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    3 pillars driving the future of store experience

    The acceleration of digital behaviors is encouraging many brands and retailers to rethink the role of the store. As you develop your goals for 2022 and beyond, refer to these best practices. 

    April 18, 2022
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    From physical stores to the metaverse, what retail execs are thinking about in 2022

    Executives at Shoptalk shared insight on how companies are navigating fast-moving industry changes.

    By April 12, 2022
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    How personalization shapes the retail industry

    As consumer data becomes more readily available, a host of new opportunities (and missteps) has opened up for retailers that want to tap into the potential of rich shopper data.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Scotch & Soda to open 20 stores in the next 6 months

    After announcing plans to open 22 stores by the end of 2021, the brand is looking to expand its presence further in major cities like Boston, Milan and Shanghai.

    By April 12, 2022
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    Is Petco positioned for long-term growth?

    The specialty pet retailer introduced new store formats, inked partnerships with major retailers and leaned hard into health and wellness services. But it hasn't always been a smooth ride.

    By April 4, 2022
  • Five Below looks to triple store count by 2030

    Coming off a year of strong sales growth, the discounter is looking to double its sales and add 1,000 new stores by the end of 2025.

    By March 31, 2022
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    The Weekly Closeout: Petco to test a new store concept, and Balance Athletica rebrands

    Petco will open stores with products for pets and livestock, while the athleisure brand changed its name to Vitality following a lawsuit with New Balance.

    By Retail Dive Staff • March 25, 2022
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    Continuing with its DTC pivot, Nike plans stand-alone Jordan stores

    Wholesale is still key to the company's strategy, CEO John Donahoe said, emphasizing that Foot Locker is "a large and important partner."

    By March 22, 2022
  • Target introduces a sustainable store.
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    Target, Amazon debut sustainable store concepts

    Target introduced its first net zero energy store, while an Amazon Fresh store is pursuing a net zero carbon certification. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 21, 2022
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    ThirdLove's founders on its re-entrance into physical retail

    The DTC brand closed its New York pop-up at the start of the pandemic. Now, the company is jumping back into brick and mortar.

    By March 15, 2022
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    Ulta plans to open 250 more Target shop-in-shops this year

    2021 was a year of growth, as net sales at the beauty retailer surged more than 40% over 2020 and expanded by over a billion dollars from 2019.

    By March 11, 2022
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    Target plans $5B investment in operations, including 30 new stores

    After growing its sales and stealing market share in recent years, the retailer is still hungry for new markets and customers.  

    By March 2, 2022
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    Aurate is opening stores again. Here's how the brand is thinking through brick and mortar

    Like others in the DTC space, Aurate closed its stores once the pandemic hit. Now it's returning to the channel with two new stores and more on the horizon.

    By March 1, 2022
  • Soma launches a pop up highlighting its Bodify bra.
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    Soma debuts self-adjusting 'Bodify' bra

    The new tech-enabled bra comes just a couple of years after the brand released a patented measurement bra with fit tech company Like A Glove.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 23, 2022
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    The Weekly Closeout: Ulta adds former Sam's Club COO to board and retailers shift mask policies

    The beauty retailer refreshed its board with two new directors, while major retailers like Walmart and Amazon removed mask mandates for vaccinated employees.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Feb. 18, 2022
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    Kohl's plans 400 Sephora shop-in-shops for 2022

    The companies are also adding six more prestige beauty brands to the assortment as they look to expand the concept.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    Bark teams up with Walmart as it builds out its wholesale network

    The partnership builds on the company's existing retail network, which includes Target, Costco and Petco, and puts its products in over 33,000 U.S. stores.

    By Feb. 11, 2022
  • David's Bridal launches junior label Jules & Cleo.
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    The Weekly Closeout: David's Bridal targets a younger consumer and Versace plans for more stores

    The bridal company launched its first junior collection, while the Capri brand aims to grow its physical footprint by nearly 100 stores.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Feb. 4, 2022
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    The Weekly Closeout: Mattel wins rights to Disney Princess and Frozen lines

    Hasbro hung on to Star Wars, however, and gained the rights to Indiana Jones. Meanwhile, rumors continue to swirl around a Shein IPO.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Jan. 28, 2022
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    Walmart's store redesign could spell more trouble for department stores

    The store includes more dynamic displays, QR codes and digital screens that "create opportunities for digital exploration," according to the retailer. 

    By Jan. 28, 2022
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    Lowe's partners with Petco for shop-in-shops

    The store concept will be introduced first in Texas next month, with plans for 14 additional locations by the end of March.

    By Jan. 27, 2022
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    'We're probably late to the game:' Wilson exec on the brand's New York flagship and DTC strategy

    Gordon Devin, president of Wilson Sportswear, discusses the sports brand's recent pivot to DTC and what it's planning for future store locations.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
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    Savage X Fenty opens its first store in Las Vegas

    The lingerie brand's first physical location features a tech-enabled fitting experience and size-inclusive mannequins.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Jan. 25, 2022
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    Amazon Go convenience stores are headed to suburbia

    The retail concept is a way to reach on-the-go shoppers outside of the downtown locations where existing Amazon Go stores are located.

    By Sam Silverstein • Jan. 25, 2022
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    Amazon opens first fashion retail store

    Amazon Style is now open in Glendale, California, and brings tech and personalization to the forefront of its shopping experience.

    By Updated May 25, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    Are Sephora and Ulta on a collision course?

    Signs point to yes. Here's what the retailers' new shop-in-shop partnerships mean for their own competition and the rest of the space.

    By Jan. 18, 2022