Radley unveils new store design concept

British handbag label, Radley is to roll out a new concept across its UK and international stores. Designed in house, the stores will carry the company's colourful handbag collections as well as accommodate the growth of key new categories, including watches and eyewear.


John Lewis to trial own-brand opticians

Department store chain John Lewis is to open two John Lewis Opticians in its Stratford City and Cardiff branches this autumn. The new optical service is the latest step in the retailer's strategy to expand the retail offer in its shops and follows the launch of Kuoni concessions in eight John Lewis branches as well as a number of catering collaborations.


Samsung Electronics blends physical & digital with new in-store digital display

Samsung Electronics has today (Wednesday 20 August) launched a new digital in-store display called CenterStage that will be used to showcase the brand's entire home appliance portfolio in true-to-life size. Conceptualised and planned by Samsung Electronics and Cheil Worldwide with development by The Barbarian Group, the interactive 4K UHD display enables Samsung to display product suites with little investment in showroom space.


Louis Vuitton to open London pop-up

French fashion house, Louis Vuitton will open its first pop-up shop tomorrow (Friday 15 August) at London's Dover Street Market. Located on the first floor of the Georgian building, the store will showcase an edit of directional pieces from the coveted debut AW14 WRTW collection by Nicolas Ghesquière, who was appointed women's artistic director of the maison in November 2013.



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