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This is a golden age for retail. The world is alive with creativity and the pace of change is astonishing. Great new stores are opening every day with cutting edge design and bursting with innovative ideas. Let us inspire you with our pick of the best…


May 2015

The Kitchen at Bijenkorf, Eindhoven

Concrete designs a second Kitchen for De Bijenkorf and it's simply stunning

May 2015

The Store, Berlin

Soho House launches a super cool new fashion and food concept curated by Alex Eagle

May 2015

The Corner by McCafe, Sydney

McDonalds opens an experimental healthy cafe concept, designed by Landini Associates

May 2015

Bikini Concept Mall, Berlin

Bikini Berlin reinvents the shopping centre with pop ups at its heart

Apr 2015

Albert Heijn XL, Eindhoven

Albert Heijn opens a next generation 'foodie' format, designed by Blink

Apr 2015

Agender at Selfridges, London

A unique genderless shopping installation from Faye Toogood

Mar 2015

Benefit Pop Up Parlour, London

Benefit offers curls, cakes and cocktails at its wonderful pop up parlour in Soho

Feb 2015, London

Online furniture brand opens an innovative physical flagship

The Roastery on Pike St sits in a beautiful historic car dealership

Jan 2015

Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room, Seattle

Starbucks launches its amazing Roastery and Tasting Room.

Dec 2014

Hunter Flagship, London

Hunter opens its first global flagship, designed by Checkland Kindleysides

Nov 2014

Tincan, London

A innovative pop up restaurant serving seafood out of a tin

Nov 2014

The White Company, Norwich

Dalziel & Pow give the White Company a sleek new look

Oct 2014

Galeria Melissa, London

Brazilian shoe brand Melissa has opened a stunning Covent Garden flagship

Sep 2014

Nixon Flagship, Paris

Californian surf watch brand Nixon opens its very first store in Paris, designed by Checkland Kindleysides

Aug 2014

Normal Factory, New York

Personalised headphones are printed instore at this innovative flagship, designed by HWKN

Aug 2014

Pro Direct, London

Online football boot retailer opens an amazing high tech digital flagship, designed by Green Room Retail

Jul 2014

Birchbox, New York

Online beauty subscription brand Birchbox moves into retail with a gorgeous SoHo flagship

Jun 2014

Selfridge’s Fragrance Lab, London

Campaign and the Future Laboratory design the ultimate pop up personalised beauty concept

May 2014

T2 Shoreditch, London

Australian speciality tea brand T2 comes to London with a gorgeous library concept, designed by Landini Associates

Apr 2014

Space Ninety 8, Brooklyn

Urban Outfitters has come to Williamsburg with a cool lifestyle concept called 'Space Ninety 8'

Mar 2014

Duke St Emporium, London

Jigsaw opens a beautiful new brand concept in Mayfair, designed by Dalziel & Pow

Feb 2014

Jelmoli Food Market, Zurich

Jelmoli opens a stunning new foodhall, designed by Schweitzer, where food meets fashion

Jan 2014

10 Corso Como, Shanghai

Milanese luxury comes to Shanghai

Dec 2013

Intersect by Lexus, Tokyo

Lexus reinvents the automotive showroom with an amazing brand lounge

Aug 2013

T2B, Sydney

Tea Too launches an uber cool brew concept, designed by Landini Associates

May 2013

Warby Parker Flagship, New York

Ethical online optician goes 'clicks to bricks' with this beautiful SoHo flagship

Apr 2013

Jones the Grocer, Sydney

Jones opens a super stylish flagship designed by Landini Associates

Dec 2012

Level Shoe District, Dubai

This super luxe 96,000 sq ft shoe paradise has landed at the Dubai Mall

Jan 2012

Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto

Loblaws open a stunning new supermarket, designed by Landini Associates

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