What is the future of retail? Which role play flagship stores in setting up and maintaining a profitable retail chain? International experts in retail discussed the future of retail stores in the exclusive virtual roundtable “The Elephant in the Leader’s Room - Retail Stores: Flagships or Red Flags?”.
Boley Park has recently become Central England Co-operative’s flagship community store as part of a £3 million development. The new store features a redesigned interior, eco-friendly fridges, a free water refill station, a phone charging area, customer seating inside and outside of the store as well as self-scan checkouts.
Where amateur sports enthusiasts flex their muscles and break into a sweat technology should help to keep a cool head. Together with TRILUX as the lighting partner a 3,600 square metre hall space was equipped completely with LED systems. As is well known, these generate more power output than heat to enable especially efficient operation.
TRILUX developed a customised lighting concept featuring an intelligent light management system which provides maximum levels of lighting comfort and ensures that spectators don’t miss a thing.
Light plays a central role in retail. It can make colours glow, effect sharp contrasts, energize or soothe, as well as stage products and focus shoppers’ attention on them.
Since 1853 the traditional company of Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik “WMF” has stocked high-quality household goods. In order to present the products in the correct style, the group demanded a new lighting concept based on LEDs.
This past March, PKZ WOMEN(formerly Feldpausch) crowned its exclusive ladies' fashions with superlative architecture, to become one of the truly outstanding stores in Zurich's high-end Bahnhofstrasse shopping district.
It’s true for all lighting tasks: good light is not a question of luck or chance but depends on experience and reliable lighting tools. However, finding a convincing solution for an extensive sales space with an unbelievably diverse and colourful range of goods is a special challenge.