Steve Kaufman

Millennials migrate to a developing downtown

The Numbers
Old Philadelphia is the site of the Declaration of Independence, 238 years ago. But...

Brick-and-mortar retail is here to stay

The age of immersive store design and powerful visual merchandising isn’t over yet. In fact, says a new report from...

And I’m not talking about a balloon in the Thanksgiving Day parade

In Johnny Mercer’s great 1941 big-band song “Tangerine,” Helen O’Connell sang: “And I've seen clothes on Tangerine, where...

The annual Retail Design Collective comes to the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York, Dec. 3-5

The store design industry will gather in New York again next month, as it has every December for decades.

A.R.E.’s...

Interbrand Design Forum’s founder is retiring after shifting the landscape of store design

It was 1978. What were you trying to accomplish with Design Forum?
I just wanted to change the...

This store's temporary aesthetic allows flexibility

If German shoppers are looking for vodka in this all-things-Polish store in the bohemian area of Berlin known as...

PGA of America presents its 38,000-square-foot pop-up

Retail venues at major sporting events have been pioneers in pop-up retail: limited amounts of specialized merchandise...

Lee Carpenter’s retirement reminds me of his messages about strategy

Maria Gustafson says she gets really excited about seeing all her marketing strategies come to 3-D-life inside a store....

Convenience stores are evolving

With so many cultural concerns colliding – the price of gas, cost of healthcare, the national waistline and dangers of...

"America's coolest city" undergoes a transformation

The Numbers
Even Houstonians wondered about being tagged “America’s coolest city” by...

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