Flexible retail concepts are springing up in the key fashion cities around the world including Paris, London and Milan. What’s driving this trend?
PARIS, France – To stay relevant, retailers need to evolve, but the question is how? What we are observing in the major fashion hubs is that the next generation of store interiors are being designed with flexibility in mind to sustain the dynamics of newness.
In New York City, when 10 Corso Como arrived this past autumn, it created an open and airy space where a
In Milan, for their 50th anniversary, the Italian contemporary brand Aspesi opened a new flagship not designed as a traditional space: it can be customised with each new collection and feature different artistic installations, such as the one by Lorenzo Vitturi commissioned for the opening.
In Paris, last January, a store with a street vibe called The Next Door opened
Later this year, Paris will also welcome the Galeries Lafayette department store’s new retail concept on March 28th. Located on
In this retail landscape where retailers need to stay relevant, differentiating themselves through flexible environments is a smart practice. Creating a compelling shopping experience gives a more powerful voice and identity to any brand.
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