Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Hello, dear reader
The prestigious RetailDesign Award has been presented for the tenth time at trade show EuroShop in Düsseldorf. Over 80 store concepts from 27 countries have joined the competition. Three top winners were awarded. We feature their impressive store ideas in pictures. Enjoy your Tuesday bulletin and please share, if you like it.
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Asia & Australia
To beat the high costs when dealing with wholesaler Metcash, a group of Australian hardware retailers and suppliers, among them Mitre 10 and Home Timber & Hardware, are determined to support a fledgling, independent buying group as an alternative supply channel.
Commitments to excellence
Fashion discounter Primark in Madrid, Rose Biketown in Bocholt and Saks Fifth Avenue in Toronto are the winners of this year's RetailDesign Award. They were celebrated at trade fair EuroShop, which is running until March 9. Have a look at these awesome store ideas.