Flagship

Penney’s: The New Department Store Flagship

Penney’s: The New Department Store Flagship 1440 428 Amanda Seevers

When in Texas, why not visit the next JCPenney, right? It’s been a staple in the department retail world since 1902 and many of us have traveled through—the racks, shiny…

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Welcome to New York, Nordstrom

Welcome to New York, Nordstrom 1440 428 Amanda Seevers

“New York doesn’t need another retailer, but it needs a Nordstrom,” said John Bailey, Senior Public Relations Manager at Nordstrom. After visiting the massive 7 story, 320,000 square foot, West…

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Glossier: Beauty in NYC SoHo

Glossier: Beauty in NYC SoHo 1440 428 Bonnie Kyle

In between busy schedules and client meetings, our team takes extra time to get out beyond everyday tasks to see what’s happening in the market. We’re always on the lookout…

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Starbucks brewing taps

An Experience of Origin: Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room

An Experience of Origin: Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

There’s a lot brewing for Starbucks these days, but we thought we’d take a step back and look at the start of a revival. Sure, the term third place was…

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RH Chicago

RH Transcends Retail With Residential Hospitality

RH Transcends Retail With Residential Hospitality 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

When you stand back and think about shopping for furniture, it’s a lot like shopping for a car. It can be a big commitment in terms of making a decision,…

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Line Friends NYC Interior

LINE FRIENDS is Larger Than Life at Retail

LINE FRIENDS is Larger Than Life at Retail 1440 428 Cara Ambrosino

Who could forget faces like these? It was pretty easy to be charmed by these friendly mugs, and our team immediately fell for the LINE FRIENDS family of characters during our recent…

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Flagship Store New York

Canada Goose Migrates South to Expand Its Retail Presence

Canada Goose Migrates South to Expand Its Retail Presence 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

After more than 60 years of success with wholesale distribution and ecommerce, luxury, outdoor apparel brand, Canada Goose, decided the logical next step was brick-and-mortar. “There’s a lot of talk…

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Tory Sport Flagship

Tory Burch Blends Fashion and Sport with Athleisure Flagship

Tory Burch Blends Fashion and Sport with Athleisure Flagship 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

While retail as a whole seems to be falling flat, the Athleisure category is still heating up. Morgan Stanley predicts that, by 2020, activewear will represent $83 billion in sales,…

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Urban Exploration: A New Frontier for North Face

Urban Exploration: A New Frontier for North Face 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

After 50 years in business it’s hard to believe that 5th Avenue, let alone Manhattan, is new territory for the outdoor lifestyle brand, North Face. The two-story, 20,000 square foot…

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People waling on the beach

One Design Does Not Fit All

One Design Does Not Fit All 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

In the 80’s Tony Margolis and Bob Emfield along with their wives dreamed up a life that meant never leaving the beach behind. It manifested into the exploration of a…

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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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