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Retail Design Expo in the news

9th May 2017

'In-store customer experience' is new retail battleground

Retailers need to be focussing on in-store ‘customer experience’ standards, according to a panel session at this week’s Retail Design Expo in London. 

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12th May 2017

Speed and agility to the fore at Retail Design Expo 2017

The third edition of UK event Retail Design Expo (8-9 May) concluded on Tuesday evening. Companies from every strand of retail design – from lighting manufacturers and flooring suppliers to branding consultancies and visual merchandising specialists – gathered at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in west London.

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10th May 2017

The future of retail on show at Olympia in London

You arrive to be greeted by name by Pepper, the friendly robot who recognises you and shows you where to hang your bike and guides you over to the juice bar which is old-fashioned with a smells of freshly-cut wood in contrast to the high tech space you can see beyond it.

28th April 2017

Retail Design Expo: What’s on offer for the bike retailer needing an overhaul?

Hitting London’s Olympia just days before Spin London, the Retail Design Expo will be offering a free 75+ session conference itinerary discussing retail design, marketing, visual merchandising and shop fitting.

Taking place on May 8th and 9th, over 270 exhibitors will exhibit the latest ideas in how to present your business.

 

25th April 2017

2017 Retail Design Student Awards: Shortlist Announced

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, visual merchandising, marketing, architecture  and shopfitting, has announced the shortlisted entries for its Retail Design Student Awards 2017, sponsored by ITAB UK.

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6th April 2017

2017 Retail Design Student Awards: Shortlist Announced

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, visual merchandising, marketing, architecture  and shopfitting, has announced the shortlisted entries for its Retail Design Student Awards 2017, sponsored by ITAB UK. 

3rd March 2017

Leach prepares to unveil product innovations

Preparations are underway at the Yorkshire headquarters of Leach Impact, as the world-renowned graphic display experts prepare for their biggest Retail Design Expo ever.

There’ll be a new-look stand for Leach when the team heads to Olympia on 8 May, but the fresh 27sqm space won’t be the only thing they unveil.

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28th February 2017

Retail Design Expo announces its best conference programme for 2017.

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, visual merchandising, marketing, architecture  and shopfitting, has announced it’s best ever, star-studded speaker line-up for its conference programme in May 2017.

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27th February 2017

Retail Design Expo announces 2017 conference program

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, visual merchandising, marketing, architecture  and shopfitting, has announced it’s best ever, star-studded speaker line-up for its conference programme in May 2017.

Deadline extended as entries roll in for VM Christmas Awards at Retail Design Expo 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the deadline for the inaugural VM Christmas Awards at Retail Design Expo 2017, Europe’s leading annual event for the retail design, marketing, visual merchandising and architecture industry, has been extended until 17th January 2017.

18th November 2016

RETAIL DESIGN EXPO 2017 to launch Christmas VM Market and Awards.

Retail Design Expo has announced the launch of two new major features for its 2017 show in May – the VM Christmas Market and the VM Christmas Awards.

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8th November 2016

RETAIL DESIGN EXPO 2017 to launch Christmas VM Market and Awards.

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for the retail design, marketing, visual merchandising and architecture industry, has announced the launch of two new major features for its 2017 show in May –  the VM Christmas Market and the VM Christmas Awards.

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25th July  2016

Retail Design Expo 2017, London, U.K.

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, architecture and shopfitting, has announced the Steering Panel for its 2017 event.

New members this year include both national and international players including Adidas, Thomas Cook, Benetton, Space NK, Samsung, Camelot Group, Halfords, Pets at Home, Beiersdorf, Clarks, Luxottica, Red or Dead and Office.


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15th July  2016

Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo 2017 launches conference call for papers

Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo has opened the call for papers for its conference content.

Sessions at the 2016 event featured brands including Space NK, Printemps, Carrefour, Samsung, Mothercare, SPAR, North Face and Rockar Hyundai. The 2017 programme will see two Retail Design and Branding theatres, a Shopper Marketing Theatre and a VM Conference and Workshop.


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28th June  2016

Retail Design Expo Launches Open Call for Conference Content

The Retail Design Expo, which takes place on 8-9 May 2017 at Olympia alongside RBTE and the Retail Digital Design Expo, has invited companies to submit proposals for the show’s conference programme.

The 2016 show, organised by Legend Exhibitions, welcomed 15,452 visitors, 2,156 of which were international.


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20th June  2016

Retail Design Expo: Top names for 2017

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, architecture and shopfitting, has announced the Steering Panel for its 2017 event.

New members this year include both national and international players including Adidas, Thomas Cook, Benetton, Space NK, Samsung, Camelot Group, Halfords, Pets at Home, Beiersdorf, Clarks, Luxottica, Red or Dead and Office.

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11th May  2016

Retail Design Expo 2016: London Calling

The U.K.'s young retail trade show and conference makes a big impact in its second year. 

 In only its second year, the Retail Design Expo, held March 9-10, proved to visitors and exhibitors alike that there is a strong demand for an event of this caliber in the U.K. The show, which was co-located with Retail Business Technology Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, drew more than 15,000 attendees to London’s Olympia Conference Center – an increase of 28 percent from its inaugural year in 2015.


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12th April  2016

SDEA Confirms Support for Retail Design Expo 2017

Shop and Display Equipment Association (SDEA) will be supporting Retail Design Expo when it returns to Olympia, London in May next year.

The success of the March 2016 event has confirmed the Association’s decision to back Retail Design Expo when it was first announced two years ago. Now, with the second show proving an even bigger hit than the first, SDEA has had no hesitation in signing an agreement to support the third event in 2017.


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12th April  2016

SDEA Renews Support for Retail Design Expo 2017

The Shop Display and Equipment Association (SDEA) has confirmed that it will be giving its official backing to Retail Design Expo 2017, after the Association and its members enjoyed an extremely successful 2016 event.

“Retailers, designers and suppliers have all heaped unprecedented praise on Retail Design Expo and rightly…

 

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12th April 2016
SDEA Confirms Support for Retail Design Expo 2017

Shop and Display Equipment Association (SDEA) will be supporting Retail Design Expo when it returns to Olympia, London in May next year.

The success of the March 2016 event has confirmed the Association’s decision to back Retail Design Expo when it was first announced two years ago. Now, with the second show proving an even bigger hit than the first, SDEA has had no hesitation in signing an agreement to support the third event in 2017. The show organisers will in turn reward SDEA members with a 5 per cent discount on stand space.


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29th March 2016
Retail Design Expo 2016 Review

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, architecture and shopfitting returned to London last week, with a huge boost in attendance from 12,000 last year to 15,452 visitors including retailers and brands. The event was at London’s Olympia and was co-located with RBTE and Retail Digital Signage Expo.


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29th March 2016
2nd RETAIL DESIGN EXPO DOUBLES IN SIZE AND AWES INDUSTRY

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, architecture and shopfitting returned to London last week, with a huge boost in attendance from 12,000 last year to 15,452 visitors including retailers and brands.  The event was at London’s Olympia and was co-located with RBTE and Retail Digital Signage Expo.


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27th March 2016
VM Student Awards 2016 Winners at Retail Design Expo, London – UK

The winners of the VM Student Awards, sponsored by Harlequin, have been announced at Retail Design Expo 2016 in London. The specialist design and branding event brings together the finest exponents of retail design, visual merchandising, branding and in-store experience before an international audience.
With an ever-present eye on the future, the newly launched VM Student Awards are intended to support young talent and to recognize students’ achievements in the field of Visual Merchandising.

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27th March 2016

VM Student Awards 2016 przyznane podczas Retail Design Expo

Zwycięzcy VM Student Awards zostali ogłoszeni podczas Retail Design Expo 2016, które odbyło się w dniach 9-10 marca. Sponsorem konkursu dla młodych specjalistów z zakresu visual merchandisingu była firma Harlequin.


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25th March 2016

Retail Design Expo 2016 z 15 tys. uczestników

W dniach 9-10 marca odbyła się 2. edycja Retail Design Expo - eventu dedykowanego innowacjom i inspiracjom w dziedzinach projektowania przestrzeni retail, marketingu, visual merchandisingu, architektury i produktów wyposażenia salonów sprzedażowych. W tym roku w wydarzeniu wzięło udział aż 15,450 osób, w tym wielu przedstawicieli sieci handlowych i wiodących marek. Event odbył się w londyńskiej Olympii.


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24th March 2016

Award shortlisted VS-1 goes on show at Retail Design Expo

GLASSOLUTIONS’ VS-1 mullion-only curtain walling system has been selected as one of the top innovations to be displayed at the Retail Design Expo 2016, where it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the event’s Innovation Trail and Awards.


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23rd March 2016

Retail Design Expo: Olympia, London

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, visual merchandising and shopfitting returned to London on 9th and 10th March, with a huge boost in attendance from 12,000 last year to 15,452 visitors including retailers and brands. The event was held at London’s Olympia, co-located with RBTE and Retail Digital Signage Expo.


MiND

21st March 2016

RDE 2016: BROWNS, SPACE NK AND NEW LOOK TALK RETAIL

The Retail Design Expo is an innovative event that took place on 9th and 10th March 2016 in London at Olympia and is now considered to be the leading showcase in Europe for retail design, merchandising and shop fitting. MiND Magazine was excited to fly into London to interview leading experts in retail design and creativity; Joanna Galanis VM and Display Director at Browns, Paul Wilkins Head of Visual and Store Design at Space NK and Andy Turnbull Global Creative Principle at New Look.

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18th March 2016

2nd Retail Design Student Awards: Winners Announced

The winners of the Retail Design Student Awards, sponsored by ITAB UK, have been announced at Retail Design Expo 2016 in London. The specialist retail event brings together the finest exponents of retail design, visual merchandising, branding and in-store experience before an international audience.


16th March 2016

Design & Psychology - A talk by Kate Nightingale on Retail Design Expo 2016

Consumer psychologist Kate Nightingale describes how sensory stimuli can influence consumer behaviour in a retail setting and what does it mean for retail design and visual merchandising professionals.


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16th March 2016

news | Retail Design Expo 2016

We are always interested in the next big thing in retail design, so we sent Lucy Aston, part of our design team and an interior design graduate, to the Retail Design Expo at Olympia. She gave us her thoughts...

 


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15th March 2016

Helen’s mentee wins Retail Design Student Awards!

Over the last year, students from six colleges up and down the country have been working on briefs set by Speedo and Topshop, to compete in the second annual Retail Design Student Awards. Mentored by leading retail designers, including our very own creative director Helen, two winners out of a shortlist of 18 were announced at the Retail Design Expo, and we’re over the moon that one of Helen’s mentees won – Sammie Shaw from University of Huddersfield!


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15th March 2016

Pop-Up Art: UAL Students Scoop New VM Student Award for Retail Designs

Last Thursday, 10 March, UAL students Kelly Wong, London College of Fashion, and Daria Rodionova, Chelsea College of Arts, won two of the first ever student awards for their visual merchandising designs at the Retail Design Expo 2016.


HOUSEHOLD

15th March 2016

4 Key Takeouts from Retail Design Expo 2016

Last week we attended the annual Retail Design Expo at Olympia London which brings together the latest and greatest of retail innovation and design. We stood in on two days of speaker sessions to bring you these 4 key takeouts from the event.

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15th March 2016

DZD wins SDEA best stand award at Retail Design Expo

SDEA members voted enthusiastically for the best SDEA member’s stand during this week’s Retail Design Expo at Olympia, London. In a very close competition between a number of excellent stands of great diversity it was visual merchandising specialist DZD who stole the show from retail fixture company Global Display.


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14th March 2016

The psychology behind our Retail Design Expo experience

Wow! Retail Design Expo 2016 was an amazing event, we loved meeting everyone and seeing their reactions to our stand. In this blog, we let you in on the thinking and psychology behind our stand experience.


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10th March 2016

Glasgow art student wins competition to design Topshop store in LA

A GLASGOW art student has scooped a top award after designing a new Topshop store in Los Angeles. Venus Pang, who studies interior design at the Glasgow School of Art, was picked from a list of students from across the world for the prize at the Retail Design World (RDW) Student Awards.

 

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10th March 2016

In pictures: TRO's interactive sweet shop at the Retail Design Expo

TRO is launching its new retail division at the Retail Design Expo this week (9-10 March), and has opted to showcase its capabilities by creating an interactive sweet shop.


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10th March 2016
Retail Design Expo

RBTE, Retail Digital Signage Expo and Retail Design Expo, 3 shows about the retail industry under 1 roof! It was a retail heaven at Olympia, London on 9 and 10 March with over 650 exhibitors national and international across all 3 shows. The exhibition was spread across 3 large floors and there was inspiration and creativity all around me!

This event was a dream come true for all retail lovers to gain inspiration and ideas for their retail business.


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1st March 2016

The biggest gathering this year of the retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, architecture and shopfitting sectors will take place in London next week.
Retail Design Expo, now in its second year, is expected to see more than 16,000 key industry players from across the world arrive at its home in London’s Olympia. The event, which takes place from 9-10 March, is co-located with RBTE (Retail Business Technology Expo) and the newly-launched Retail Digital Signage Expo.


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1st March 2016 

Retail Design Expo, Olympia London
Supported by SDEA the event, now in its second year, is expected to see more than 16,000 key industry players from across the world arrive at its home in London’s Olympia. The event is co-located with RBTE (Retail Business Technology Expo) and the newly-launched Retail Digital Signage Expo.

Stylus

10th February 2016 

Retail Design Expo: 2016 Preview
The second edition of the Retail Design Expo returns next month for what promises to be a blockbuster session of insights, innovation and inspiration focused on visual merchandising (VM) and store design. Here are Stylus’ pre-show recommendations...

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8th February 2016 

Finalists in the Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo  Innovation Trail and Awards, sponsored by design group 20.20, have been announced

Retail Design Expo, Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising  and shopfitting has announced the shortlist of it’s inaugural Innovation Trail and Awards, sponsored by 20.20.


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9th February 2016 

Finalists in the Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo  Innovation Trail and Awards, sponsored by design group 20.20, have been announced

Exhibitors and sponsors at Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo 2016 will now have the chance to enter the newly launched Innovation Trail and Awards sponsored by strategic design group 20.20.


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11th December 2015

Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo 2016 to launch Innovation Trail and Awards – Sponsored by 20:20

Exhibitors and sponsors at Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo 2016 will now have the chance to enter the newly launched Innovation Trail and Awards sponsored by strategic design group 20.20.


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7th October 2015

Retail Design Expo 2016 announces star-studded conference programme!

Speakers include Alan Taylor, Head of Retail Design at B&Q; Guy Smith, Head of Design at Arcadia Group; Phil Whittle, Head of Store Operations at Schuh; Nick Widdowson, Merchandising and Creative Controller at Unilever and Andy Dowling, Global Point of Sale Operations Manager at Tesco and Andrew Jennings, Former CEO & MD at some of the world’s biggest retailers such as Woolworths South Africa, Saks Fifth Avenue, House of Fraser and Harrods.


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5th August 2014

2nd Retail Design Student Awards to take place at London Olympia in March 2016

The second Retail Design Student Awards form part of Retail Design Expo, the specialist retail event bringing together the very finest exponents of retail design, visual merchandising, branding and in-store experience is set to be a much bigger event in 2016. The scheme is designed to celebrate, encourage and promote the future stars of retail design.


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5th August 2014

Retail Design Expo 2016 to launch a VM Students Awards

The new VM Students Awards form part of Retail Design Expo, the specialist retail event bringing together the very finest exponents of retail design, visual merchandising, branding and in-store experience. The scheme is intended to encourage and support new talent and to recognize students’ achievements in the field of Visual Merchandising.

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27th April 2014

Retail Design Expo to double in size for 2016

More than 12,000 visitors descended on London’s Olympia to visit the inaugural Retail Design Expo and the co-located Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) last month, with over 1,500 people traveling from overseas to attend.

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20th February 2014

SignStix turns heads at Retail Design Expo 2015 with live digital signage demonstrations

LONDON, MARCH 13, 2015 -- SignStix attracted large crowds at the Retail Design Expo this week, as it showcased its cloud-based digital signage platform through a series of live demonstrations.

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20th February 2014

Retail Design & Expo – The fusion of architecture and design

Retail Design Expo is the new, essential  event for all those responsible for retail design, including designers, architects, marketers, visual merchandisers, property, formats and operations teams, shop fitters and suppliers.

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16th December 2014

Retail Design Expo Unveils Conference Theatres

Boots, Conran and Partners, Dyson, Homebase, Dalziel & Pow, FITCH, GDR Creative Intelligence, Gensler, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Procter & Gamble and TK Maxx - just some of the speakers lined up in the Retail Design Theatres.

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15th December 2014

Industry Leaders Take To The Stage At Retail Design Expo

Boots, Conran and Partners, Dyson, Homebase, Dalziel & Pow, FITCH, GDR Creative Intelligence, Gensler, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Procter & Gamble and TK Maxx - just some of the speakers lined up in the Retail Design Theatres.

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3rd December 2014

Industry Leaders Take To The Stage At Retail Design Expo

Boots, Conran and Partners, Dyson, Homebase, Dalziel & Pow, FITCH, GDR Creative Intelligence, Gensler, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Procter & Gamble and TK Maxx - just some of the speakers lined up in the Retail Design Theatres.

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3rd December 2014

Industry Leaders Take To The Stage At Retail Design Expo

Boots, Conran and Partners, Dyson, Homebase, Dalziel & Pow, FITCH, GDR Creative Intelligence, Gensler, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Procter & Gamble and TK Maxx - just some of the speakers lined up in the Retail Design Theatres.

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