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Season’s Greetings

Apologies for the total lack of posts on here and thanks to all of you who keep visiting. Normal service (or even improved) will resume in the new year, in the meantime here’s a festive image from the Liberty atrium, splendid gold chains, an idea no doubt we will be borrowing for our own homes.  Read More …

Liberty, Luxury, Windows
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Christmas VM videos

A couple of nice little videos showing the leaders in UK retail and how they put together their visual merchandising for Christmas. Originally via @retailfocus on twitter    Read More …

Liberty, Luxury, Retail, Retail design, Selfridges, Windows
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Cath Kidston in York

Or an alternative title is ‘Retail is detail’ A few quick snaps from a visit to Cath Kidston in York, really illustrating that consistency through the store creates a great retail experience. Just take a look at some of the detail and love that’s gone into the setting out of the shop. The store entrance, apparently the shop is on the site of a house where Guy Fawkes parents lived! Read more …

Homeware, Retail, Retail design, Windows
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We’re in Retail Focus

This little old blog featured in the May edition of Retail Focus which subscribers can read on line (for free). Well worth subscribing to in particular for their coverage of VM.    Read More …

Retail, Retail design, Windows
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Louis Vuitton – Bond Street Windows

Lovely windows at Louis Vuitton Bond Street. A simple idea well executed. More pictures on the Coolhunter.  Read More …

Luxury, Retail, Retail design, Windows

John Wilkes Riflemaker

A lifetime ago we used to stand outside the Sun and 13 Cantons on Beak Street and lust after this shop. Always loved the colour and the signwriting. Now a gallery it’s got it’s own website and is available for hire.  Read More …

Branding, Retail, Windows
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Happy Birthday everybody

Happy Birthday everybody

Everywhere I look it seems that it’s birthday season Marks & Spencer today announced the return of the penny bazaar. Here’s a few more recent celebrations. Adidas House Party from Human Resources Sainsbury’s Happy 140 Selfridges 100 complete with it’s own yellow website, as always well worth checking out the window scheme.  Read More …

adidas, Marks & Spencer, Retail, Sainsbury's, Selfridges, Windows
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Spring is here

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POS, Windows