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The software giant’s senior director of retail...
You’ve worked for some big retail names, including Nordstrom, Apple and now Microsoft. What drew you to a career in...
Creativity gets consumers’ attention but brand...
I was watching a basketball game over the weekend with a crowd of people when a clever TV ad came on. It features an...
Walmart (and the Internet) grabbed the honors...
Every year, analysts of all kinds scrutinize America’s shopping habits this decisive Thanksgiving weekend. But rarely...
VMSD toasts the season with a search for this...
In my line of work, it’s easy to start singing Christmas carols in October, long before most of us have even carved a...
The future of retail design is a terrible thing...
We had an embarrassment of riches at this year’s International Retail Design Conference (IRDC), with all of our...
We're less with the passing of Cecil...
When I first came into this industry, in the early 1990s, as the editor of Display & Design Ideas, I was a sponge,...
Time to get a “You know you’re getting old when...
I read the other day that Google will be developing an operating system for PCs tied to its Chrome Web browser. It seemed...
Joblessness has cut into the store design world....
I just saw a piece by Reuters saying people believe the recession is over because the unemployment rate has stabilized at...
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As a product and interiors designer, this eco-...
When did you first realize you were interested in environmental issues? In the early ’90s, Ray Anderson from...
And in Ikea’s case, God is in the font that...
At the moment I write this, there is an affront to designkind causing ripples across the planet. The blogs are abuzz;...

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