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Fast Casual Columbus

Seven Fast Casual Chains Satisfying Columbus Appetites

Seven Fast Casual Chains Satisfying Columbus Appetites 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

It’s widely known that Columbus is a test market for some of the restaurant industry’s biggest legacy brands like Wendy’s and White Castle, but it’s also serving as a hotbed…

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Fast Casual: Amazon’s Next Move

Fast Casual: Amazon’s Next Move 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Not too long ago investors, analysts, reporters, and retailers were all caught by surprise by the headline announcement of Amazon acquiring Whole Foods. Since then the ecommerce giant has been…

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London Flag

The London Eye: 3 Retail Trends to Watch

The London Eye: 3 Retail Trends to Watch 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Being on the cutting edge of what’s new in retail design, our team embarked on a flight over the Atlantic to gain insight into what stores successfully guide the consumer…

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BoxLunch Interior

BoxLunch Delivers Pop Culture Plus Philanthropy

BoxLunch Delivers Pop Culture Plus Philanthropy 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

As brands and retailers work to adapt to a new environment of Millennial and Gen Z consumer demands and expectations, there’s a lot that recent research has confirmed regarding why…

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JoAnn Fabrics

JoAnn Fabrics New Store Format Turns Dreamers into Doers

JoAnn Fabrics New Store Format Turns Dreamers into Doers 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

It’s the goal for every brand to engage, excite, and–most importantly–inspire each consumer who walks through its door. JoAnn Fabrics’ new concept store in Columbus, Ohio helped to elucidate what…

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Duluth Trading Co

Duluth Trading Co. Gets Down to Brick-and-Mortar Business

Duluth Trading Co. Gets Down to Brick-and-Mortar Business 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Notable for its cheeky ads for products like buck-naked underwear, ballroom jeans, and no-yank tanks, Duluth Trading Co, is “bringing humor to everyday, universal truths,” taking real fit and function…

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Marine Layer

Marine Layer Sails Into Communities Across the US

Marine Layer Sails Into Communities Across the US 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

With a harmless toss of a t-shirt, Marine Layer was born in 2009 by founder Mike Natenshon. Devastated about the loss, he wondered if he could recreate the shirt he…

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The Retail Design Institute Inducts Brian Shafley Into The Legion of Honor

The Retail Design Institute Inducts Brian Shafley Into The Legion of Honor 2414 1356 Chute Gerdeman

Chute Gerdeman’s CEO, Brian Shafley, has been inducted into the Retail Design Legion of Honor. The award, presented by the Retail Design Institute, recognizes outstanding lifetime contributions that have influenced…

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Retail’s New Healthy Convenience Model

Retail’s New Healthy Convenience Model 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Convenience retail use to just be about quick food on the go. Consumers today are now shopping for food three to four times a week though, and looking for healthy…

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Shopify Headquarters

Shopify Moves from Cloud-Based to Community Space

Shopify Moves from Cloud-Based to Community Space 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

We’ve had our fair share of coverage of ecommerce brands taking to brick-and-mortar, but the most recent could be the most unexpected. Canadian based ecommerce platform company, Shopify, is moving…

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HOW WE THINK SETS US APART

A collection of insights research and observations across retail, restaurant, c-store and grocery. Helping brands provide a better experience for their customers. Enjoy.

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