Dunkin’ closing 450 stores
The doughnut chain formerly known as Dunkin’ Donuts is parting ways with the gas station chain Speedway. In a statement released to the “Today” show, the company said it will close the limited menu Dunkin’ locations at the gas stations by the end of the year.
Nike plans up to 200 small-format stores, despite 38% revenue drop
In the wake of strong digital growth in the quarter (75%), the retailer announced a new phase of its consumer direct strategy, with three key areas of acceleration: the creation of a "marketplace of the future," the realignment of product categories for a new consumer construct and further investment in digital.
Earth Fare is back in business
A group of investors that purchased four Earth Fare supermarkets in a bankruptcy auction earlier this year plans to open a new store in Christiansburg, Virginia, early next year.
Rethinking & Re-imagining Retail in Light of COVID-19
The pandemic has affected every industry, and retail has been hit particularly hard. Guests Kathy Craft Rich, industrial practice leader at NELSON Worldwide and Robyn Novak, Retail Practice Leader of FRCH NELSON, talk about what challenges retailers are facing now to keep shoppers safe as well as envisioning how retail design may change in a post-COVID world.
Does COVID Mark the End of 'Open Plan' Office Spaces?
As we all know, COVID has completely reshaped how we interact with others in public spaces through social distancing. And these changes can even be seen in the changes in design and layout for businesses that remained open throughout the pandemic.
The Effects of Covid-19: Hospitality Edition
Join Andrew Pearson Glass and Charleston Forge in our Hospitality Series for first ever digital panel exploring the changes in the hospitality industry. Miranda Agee, design journalist and director of business development for SMI Construction, will join some of Hospitality’s leading designers for a conversation about the effects of Covid-19 and the changes being made world wide to reopen hotels, restaurants, spas and more.
‘Design is an investment, not an expense’
Ian Johnston Founder- Creative Director at Quinine, in an exclusive interaction with Retail4Growth, talks about bridging the value gap in a redefined retail environment, and the role of store design and technology in enabling this.