Retail

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of retail chains and store designers

Composing insightful content for various types of retail chains and store designers

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6 September 2022
Wayne Kite

A bit similar to a major-stakes chess game (Remember ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’?), brand roll-outs feature several pieces and potentially risky moves . . .

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6 July 2022
Shalini John

Retail vision drives retail concepts, retail design and ultimately retail sales. A rendered 3D walk-through can showcase retail concepts . . .

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24 June 2022
Manoj Singh

Competing in an environment where everything needs to be perfect is nothing new for retailers. That includes adhering to the rules and regulations of building authorities . . .

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21 June 2022
Rony Fernandes

Individual identity has always been important, but the identity of a retail brand is crucial to its very survival. Branding defines what makes a retail outlet unique . . .

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15 June 2022
Shalini John

Change is good, they say, but not always easy. Changing or updating a retail brand image across multiple locations can be challenging, and it needs attention to detail, accuracy and experience . . .

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5 April 2022
Manoj Singh

One of several ways to optimise brand consistency in each retail outlet of a brand is to work with accurate and detailed retail design drawings and retail construction drawings . . .

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21 March 2022
Shalini John

High stakes and fierce competition in the retail industry make it the proverbial ‘dog eat Pedigreed dog’ world. Retail stores and the spaces they showcase have long been uential in . . .

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3 March 2022
Manoj Singh

Yes. Changing times require that everything and everyone must change accordingly. In today’s retail environment, changes are even more fast-paced than before . . .

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27 January 2022
Rony Fernandes

Store designers make it look simple and easy, but there have always been challenges in incorporating retail marketing needs into retail design drawings and retail 3D modelling. Designers/architects are required . . .

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28 December 2021
Shalini John

Pandemic-induced norms may have driven online sales to dizzying heights, but brick-and-mortar stores will always retain a certain appeal. They may have to be refurbished - out with the old and in with the new. They may have to...

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18 December 2021
Shalini John

Retail stores do more than just display products. They provide lifestyle experiences for consumers, persuading them to linger in the store and influencing their mood. An engaging retail store design in sync with its brand . . .

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15 November 2021
Kuldeep Bwail

Fashion and being fashionable can accomplish a variety of things – satisfaction, self-confidence, mood enhancement and that certain . . .

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31 August 2021
Shalini John

Identifying and promoting what makes a brand unique has a considerable effect on how the brand is perceived by others. This concept of branding helps retail store . . .

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3 August 2021
Manoj Singh

Among the many places evolving at pace with pandemic-induced lockdowns, retail spaces are adapting in style and with a dash of innovation to boot . . .

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12 June 2021
Shalini John

XS CAD, a UK-based global design, BIM and CAD services provider, assists in the design and development of global retail projects according to local codes and standards . . .

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15 April 2021
Shalini John

Yes, we are manipulated by the retail industry – and we like it. Retailers think very seriously about how we think, what we like, who we are and who we want to be. Since we typically meet retail products for the first time in retail spaces . . .

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18 December 2020
Shalini John

A picture paints a thousand words, and a 3D rendered image represents a multitude of visual elements - interior details, exterior details, moods, lighting, fixtures, furniture, textures, etc. For retailers, seeing a view of . . .

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28 September 2020
Kuldeep Bwail

Dynamic retail lighting is an important factor in successful retail sales. Creating a relaxing atmosphere for customers encourages them to stay in the store longer and examine the merchandise. The longer people stay, the greater...

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17 September 2020
Shalini John

It can be a tricky business. Balancing the needs and constraints of retailers with the science of architecture involves building trust based on communication, creativity and a clear understanding of brand identities. Typically, brand...

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2 September 2020
Kuldeep Bwail

Increase sales! More than anything, retail outlets want to increase revenue in as many ways as possible. One of those ways is by customising retail lighting to provide more than just the right ambience...

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28 May 2020
Kuldeep Bwail

Ideas, or concepts, rule the roost in retail design. In a design industry that can heavily influence sales, it is crucial to communicate concepts accurately and efficiently. High-quality 3D architectural visualisation services and retail...

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13 February 2020
Manoj Singh

Those pristine, gleaming vehicles showcased in spacious, luxurious surroundings almost always draw a gasp of awe or at the very least a lengthy pause of longing. That didn’t just happen . . .

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19 August 2019
Shalini John

The customer is always right, and that’s why customer experience drives profits in any retail outlet. This is especially true in restaurants, frequented by those who want to relax, socialise, strategise and dine . . .

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7 January 2019
Rony Fernandes

Retail drives our world today – our homes, what we have at home, where we work, how we get to work, what we wear and where and how we spend our leisure. The scope of retail design, therefore, is of paramount importance . . .

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27 September 2018
Manoj Singh

Intense competition in the retail industry drives increased levels of performance across the board, and a key impetus to success in this industry is the visual appeal and functionality of retail outlets . . .

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16 April 2015
Kuldeep Bwail

In the retail facility construction sector, time to market plays a decisive role in project success. Whilst employing building information modelling (BIM) tools has clear advantages over traditional CAD-based . . .

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17 March 2015
Kuldeep Bwail

When planning store refurbishment exercises or when opening new stores major retailers across the world face tough decisions about their design process and whether to handle all (or a part of) the retail . . .

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