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TRO appointed to deliver UK’s first ever EV centre

Following a competitive pitch, the retail division of experience agency TRO has been appointed to deliver the UK’s first ever Electric Vehicle Experience Centre, in partnership with Chargemaster. Launching Spring 2017 in Milton Keynes, the EV Centre will unlock the true potential of electric vehicle ownership for consumers, to educate and inspire shoppers. The first […]

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Shaftesbury serves five new eatery options to Chinatown

Shaftesbury has announced over 14,000 sq ft of new restaurant lettings and openings in Chinatown, London. The latest additions highlight the area’s diverse dining offer, which showcases East Asian culture that blends modernism with Far Eastern traditions. Natural fast food chain, Leon, have opened shop on Shaftesbury Avenue with a difference. The new venue offers […]

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Hermes reports strong performance across its premier outlets

Hermes Investment Management has reported a significant increase in sales and footfall in 2016 across its three leading outlet malls. Clarks Village in Somerset, Freeport Braintree in Essex, and Junction 32 in West Yorkshire, collectively saw sales increase by 6.7 per cent and footfall by 5.8 per cent over the year. In December alone, 1.1 […]

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Seven Dials announces calendar of events

Shaftesbury has announced the 2017 calendar of events taking place in Seven Dials. The location will host four free one-day events over the course of the year. Each individual event will be accompanied by an extended in-store and online campaign. Launching on March 8, Seven Dials will celebrate International Women’s Day with a ticketed ‘in […]

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National Stationery Week launch competition aimed at retailers

Retailers are being encouraged to show off their stationery displays  to support National Stationery Week, boost sales and remind customers that everyone needs stationery in their life. Calliope Gifts in Dorking experienced a 111% increase in stationery sales during National Stationery Week, which continued above normal levels for over three months afterwards. This year National […]

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Sloane Stanley waves in Four Fairies and a prince to King’s Road Pop-up

The Sloane Stanley Estate has welcomed back Four Fairies and a Prince, the Scandinavian childrenswear brand, for a third time to The Concept Store, Sloane Stanley’s permanent and dedicated space for pop-up shops at 340 King’s Road, following the brand’s huge success at the location. The 1,178 sq ft pop-up will stock Scandinavian and Dutch […]

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Zeek launches gift card swap shop at Westfield

Former Eastenders star Rita Simons helped launch the Cash or Kind pop-up shop in Westfield, Stratford. The shop allows members of the public to exchange their unwanted gift cards for cash or donate the value to The Children’s Trust. The swap-shop was set up by gift card marketplace, Zeek, in response to new research showing […]

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MARS Events appointed by Danone UK for Activia relaunch experiential.

Mars Events has been appointed by Danone UK to conceptualise, produce and activate a targeted shopper brand experience to announce the relaunch of its Activia yoghurt brand. Centred around its core message of “Start your day your way” the experience allows supermarket shoppers to try the product by choosing a number of different breakfast combinations […]

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Seven Dials launch immersive Christmas Wonderland

Shaftesbury celebrated a successful Seven Dials’ official Christmas display and experiential fashion and food shopping event, which took place on Thursday 17 November from 5-9pm. The switch-on at 6pm transformed Seven Dials into an enchanted wonderland to be enjoyed throughout December.  Glistening geometric forest animals such as a stag, bear and wolf came to life, accompanied by an exclusive Seven Dials Christmas poem linking the lights to a magical trail […]

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The National Gallery Company’s Delicious Art range to be available in Boots

This Christmas the National Gallery Company’s Delicious Art range will be available from an external retailer for the very first time. An exclusively designed selection of gift sets are now available at Boots, one of Britain’s largest high street retailers and a leading destination for Christmas gift shopping. Boots is launching the range, which consists […]

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Bluewater to host debut standalone pop-up for Smith & Sinclair

Land Securities has announced that Smith & Sinclair, the creators of the world’s first edible cocktails and flavour specialists are launching their first standalone pop up store ‘The Flavour Room, Bluewater’ in November 2016. Located in Bluewater’s popular Arcade area, adjacent to Rituals and Il Gusto, the 465 sq ft pop-up store, called The Flavour […]

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British Land submits plans for £300m Meadowhall Leisure

British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall in Sheffield, has submitted a detailed planning application to Sheffield City Council for a £300 million Meadowhall Leisure Hall.  Meadowhall is one of the strongest retail destinations in the UK and the proposed extension forms part of a five-year vision to extend the leisure offer at the centre, helping […]

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Paddington to feature at Bluewater this Christmas

  Land Securities has announced a strategic partnership with The Copyrights Group to bring Paddington Bear to Bluewater. In a first for the industry, Paddington is appearing as a special guest at Bluewater’s new traditional-style Santa’s grotto, which features three distinct and magical experiences, including a toy workshop, within a unique 40 minute journey. Paddington will […]

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Rockar’s fashion industry inspired Jaguar Land Rover store opens at Westfield Stratford

Rockar has launched its new Jaguar Land Rover store at Westfield Stratford.  Situated on The Street, adjacent to M&S, the store is an innovative new way for consumers to experience the Jaguar and Land Rover brands, and complements the two digital click-to-buy websites launched by Rockar last month. The new Westfield Stratford store reflects the […]

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centre:mk celebrates fashion and beauty with the AW16 Live Event

Hermes Investment Management, the £26 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, celebrated the success of AW16 Live In Style, a dedicated fashion and beauty event, in centre:mk’s Middleton Hall which took place at the beginning of October. AW16 Live is one of the region’s biggest live […]

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The Grotto and ice skating return to Westfield this Christmas

Westfield has announced its programme of activities for the festive season.  In the lead up to Christmas, Westfield aims to build on the excitement and the anticipation with activities around shopping and eating, ice-skating and present buying.  The Christmas season at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City will kick off with a line up of […]

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B&D creates dramatic Selfridges window installation for LG

Brand & Deliver has designed and installed dramatic window displays at Selfridges Oxford Street for technology giant LG, paying homage to Shakespeare on the 400 year anniversary of his death. LG has collaborated with American graffiti artist JonOne to create a range of portable Bluetooth speakers exclusive to Selfridges, being showcased in the 3D vitrines […]

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Life’s a beach at centre:mk

Hermes Investment Management, the £26 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, has launched its summer calendar of events at centre:mk with the return of Copa Beach, as well as a new Cabana Village element. Copa Beach, located in the heart of centre:mk’s Middleton Hall, is now […]

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Angel Central hosts street food offering

CBRE Global Investors has announced the launch of a revolving street food offer that opened on Friday 12th August 2016 at Angel Central, the key retail and leisure destination in Islington, North London. The first two street food operators to be taking space at Angel Central are rolled duck specialists, The Rolling Duck, and the […]

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Lulu Guinness and CO YO bring wellness to Covent Garden

Lulu Guinness has partnered with CO YO, the brand behind the UK’s first dairy-free coconut milk yoghurt, to curate a bespoke Pop-Up at the Lulu Guinness Store in Covent Garden. To coincide with Covent Garden Out of Hours, a late night shopping initiative running throughout July, Lulu Guinness, hosted an evening of wellness at the […]

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Sony Pictures and JCDecaux dominate Waterloo with Ghostbusters takeover

A super-sized spooky Out-of-Home campaign has been launched by Sony Pictures with JCDecaux. The event sees Waterloo Station transformed into a film-themed showcase for two weeks to promote  the release of the new Ghostbusters film. The campaign activity is augmented with a variety of global media-firsts debuting at the Waterloo Station spectacular. Eight meter ‘Slime […]

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Seven Dials hosts #StyleSaturday shopping event

Over 100 shops, bars and restaurants participated in Seven Dials #StyleSaturday event on 11 June. A variety of experiential activities were on offer throughout the day. Over 90,000 people visited Seven Dials to celebrate everything that’s stylish including fashion, food, music and shopping with footfall up 48% on the previous week. The area was traffic free and filled […]

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Contain launches with Havaianas at Cabot Circus

Asset Space’s partner company, Contain, in conjunction with the commercial team at Cabot Circus, has developed its first bespoke outdoor retail solution combining brand experience with cutting-edge mall retail design. Tasked with partnering a premier brand with one of the top UK shopping centres, Contain provided the design, conception, creation and delivery of an external retail platform […]

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T2 and Selfridges join forces to launch in store pop-up tea bar

T2 Tea and Selfridges have teamed up together to create a one-of-a-kind T2 Tasting bar in the heart of Selfridges’ London Foodhall. Busy city goers can now quench their thirst with stacks of iced brews, mountains of Matcha and all kinds of teas on their doorstep, perfect for stopping by on the morning commute, a […]

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Noonah brings interactive mirror booth to Matalan shoppers

Noonah  pitched the idea of a Digital Makeover Mirror to Matalan’s event agency to provide an experiential activity at two of their stores. The Matalan VIP Event promoted  the Matalan’s VIP Black Card, a customer reward system which is attained by spending over £150 over 12 months in Matalan’s stores The concept included guests going […]

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Chang brings ‘Massage in a Bottle’ experience to Westfield

Thai beer brand Chang Beer is hosting a ‘refreshingly Thai’ experience at Westfield Stratford shopping centre on Thursday 19th May, during which shoppers can receive a ‘Massage in a bottle’. Londoners will be invited to receive a free massage, which will appear to be inside a 2-metre-high Chang Beer bottle built to replicate the brand new […]

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TRO and Volvo prove the power of the pop-up

TRO has delivered two exclusive Scandinavian pop-up shops at The Oracle in Reading and Silverburn in Glasgow where the new Volvo S90 and V90 were unveiled to the UK public.  One week into the four week pop-up programme, end of activity targets had already been achieved – proving the “power of the pop-up” is set […]

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Imagination helps Ford of Britain deliver ‘unlearn’ experience at the CVS

Imagination delivered a transformed stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show bringing Ford of Britain’s ‘One and Only Transit’ messaging to life and leveraging the new visual identity from the 2016 ‘Unlearn’ brand campaign with bold and impactful stand design and architecture. The Commercial Vehicle Show, Ford’s flagship event for its Commercial range, welcomed 20,000 […]

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Arla Foods UK extends relationship with StayinFront

Arla Foods UK has extended its relationship with StayinFront, the Provider of mobile, cloud-based field force solutions for consumer goods. Arla deployed StayinFront TouchCG to its UK sales force to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of its field operations. Sales representatives can use the mobile dashboards, KPIs and data-driven selling tools to complete retail tasks […]

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Krispy Kreme launch new doughnut with Holborn activation

To celebrate the launch of the new offering, Krispy Kreme is set to introduce ‘Hole in the Wall’,a pop up that offers Krispy Kreme fans an exclusive opportunity to taste the limited edition Nutty Chocolatta doughnut in a mini immersive experience before it goes on sale. Launching from Monday 9th May, Hole in the Wall will […]

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Blackjack Promotions launches newest venture in London Luton Airport

A key milestone in the exciting development plans at London Luton Airport took place on Friday 15th April, with LS Travel Retail UK & Ireland launching a range of incredible new brands in to its flagship Aelia store. Travel retail specialists, Blackjack Promotions, were on site to support many of these brands with staffing solutions […]

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H&M commission sfd, Pavegen and Projection Artworks to encourage shoppers to ‘think green’

H&M have commissioned sfd, Pavegen and Projection Artworks to kick-start World Recycle Week that runs from the 18th to the 24th April and emphasises the importance of implementing “clean thinking” in everyday routines. Joining to celebrate the launch is rapper M.I.A, who will be releasing her single, “Rewear It”, at the event. Projection Artworks, the […]

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Nestlé Breakfast Cereals brings Aisle of Wonder to Westfield

Visitors to Westfield Stratford can start the day with their own pick and mix combination of cereals courtesy of Nestlé Cereals. Nestlé Cereal’s Aisle of Wonder allows consumers to sample the cereals for free with a range of toppings, milk and yoghurt and purchase their own personalised cereal creations. ‘The Aisle of Wonder is a fun, engaging experience that demonstrates […]

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Totem Innovation by Phillips Direct

The appointment of Russell Whitlock as MD announced in mid February by Phillips Direct has led to innovative new ideas. The Company has a range of Quick Change Display Totems in a range of sizes from A4 to 1600mm. The range is designed to accept standard printed, paper insert sheets containing a promotional offer or message and […]

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Brand Belief launch Wine Wise roadshow

After a two-year break, Get Wine Wise returns for a 4th time and will focus on wine knowledge, education and tastings across the 12 main wine producing countries. Providing consumers with key messages and more importantly the confidence to go into shopping outlets and proactively pick out a bottle of the grape juice without the […]

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TRO Launches TRO Retail

TRO – The Experience Agency – has  announced the launch of ‘TRO Retail’ – a 360 service focusing on creating experiences specifically in and around the retail environment. For the past 18 months the retail sector has been identified as a growth area for TRO, and the move to create ‘TRO Retail’ as a sub-division of […]

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intu brings in the new season’s fashion in style

intu is set to launch its first national campaign to celebrate spring / summer fashion. Following on from the success of intu’s first national Christmas TV ad, ‘come and play’, this latest campaign will see intu curate styles from retailers across its centres, bringing up to the minute high street fashion to its customers in […]

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The Lego Imagination factory visits Sainsbury’s this Easter

This Easter The Lego Imagination Factory is hatching in selected Sainsbury’s stores, inviting families along to help free the power of the Lego brick with their imagination. The factory will be popping up in the entrance of selected stores, with a Lego graffiti wall to encourage children to unleash their creativity , plus a seasonal build challenge. There will […]

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The Market Creative launches new store concept for Sharps’ Baker Street

The Market Creative has developed a new retail concept for Sharps’ flagship Baker Street store that aims to deliver a more playful and engaging experience for bedroom shoppers. The 2,900 sq ft store has been redesigned to capture Sharps’ brand values and ‘created with you’ proposition, bringing them to life through a series of stories […]

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Kaleidovision helps launch Stampede at Lakeside Food Court

Digital screens created by Kaleidovision, the specialist digital and music consultancy, have helped a new fast food restaurant launch successfully this month in a competitive market place at Lakeside Shopping Centre in Essex. The screens show a series of photos of the food on offer, plus animation layered on top to create a sense of […]

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Clear Channel wins Asda advertising contract

Clear Channel UK has been awarded the advertising contract for Asda stores following a competitive tender. The contract, which Clear Channel will take over in July, will see the complete digitisation of Asda’s advertising estate as Clear Channel reveals plans to convert 300 Asda Superstores and 200 Asda Supermarkets. The upgrade will see the installation […]

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MRM Meteorite partners with Acquia

MRM Meteorite’s partnership with the Acquia Platform is designed to help businesses transform and meet the ever-changing needs of the digital world in conjunction with MRM Meteorite’s passion for quality data, penetrating analytics and human insights. Acquia’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) model provides inherent support and maintenance to deal with many of the challenges […]

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