Matthew Hall

On the Road Again: This 34-foot-long brand ambassador takes to the streets to tout Swiss Army-brand merchandise.

For the second year in a row, Victorinox Swiss Army (VSA, Monroe, Conn.) is taking it to the streets by sending its brand...

Alice in Mall-Land: This pop-up store was awash in scenery and décor adapted from Disney’s new take on Alice's journey through Wonderland.

At first blush, Hot Topic (City of Industry, Calif.) and Disney (Burbank, Calif.) might seem like an odd couple. You don’...

The lowdown on retail's burgeoning hotspots.

The Numbers
Vietnam is currently the world’s 14th most populous country, with roughly 88 million...

16th annual look at who’s who in the industry

No doubt about it: 2009 was challenging for retail design firms. That’s reflected in the responses from the 80-plus...

Clone Wars: Microsoft makes it move into the retail arena.

When Microsoft’s first two stores opened earlier this fall, the typical reaction was one of “been there, seen that.” ...

Video-game chain broadens stores’ appeal with lighter, brighter materials.

Play N Trade’s stores used to feature an all-black environment designed to appeal to hard-core video gamers – typically,...

International fashions find a chic home on Melrose Avenue

Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood has its share of trendy shops , bearing such names as Marc Jacobs, Carolina Herrera,...

Taking the Plunge: The all-underground selling space in JCPenney’s first store in Manhattan presented the retailer with some daunting design challenges.

JCPenney’s new Manhattan store – the 107-year-old retailer’s first on the island – received an in-your-face welcome from...

LA is home to a pair of highly targeted retail concepts for dog and cat lovers

How’s this for carving out a targeted niche: a pet store that “caters to the urban loft, condo or apartment lifestyle of...

This high-profile store sports an updated design with a homier feel.

The Fossil store at the Universal CityWalk complex in Orlando has served as a high-profile showcase of the brand’s modern...

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