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Meadowhall welcomes sensory unicorn pop-up for Christmas

The current craze of unicorns is certainly showing no signs of slowing down. Meadowhall in Sheffield has welcomed an immersive unicorn themed pop-up store for shoppers to experience this Christmas. Located on lower Park Lane, the 80 sq m store offers a wide range of unicorn-themed gifting products including bags, mugs, toys and stationery. 

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Costa Coffee unveils new store format

Costa Coffee has launched a new store format in a bid to improve the in-store experience for its customers. In a bold move that broke with the norm, global marketing at Costa Coffee took on the responsibility of redefining the store environment. The team had the authority and the freedom to guide the redesign of the physical space and customer experience, putting the brand at the heart of all decisions.

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Fortnum & Mason opens new store, bar and restaurant at The Royal Exchange

Fortnum & Mason has opened a new store, bar and restaurant within The Royal Exchange in London. Situated in the centre of The Royal Exchange's internal courtyard, The Fortnum's Bar & Restaurant has transfomed the iconic London landmark into a contemporary dining destination. The bar is respectful of the surrounding neoclassical architecture, proportioned to sit harmoniously within the vast internal atrium whilst creating a sense of intimacy.

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VM & Display Awards 2018 - Winners

The Bloomsbury Big Top in London once again hosted the VM & Display Awards last night, recognising the best window and in-store schemes from the past 12 months. Hosted by comedian and TV personality Hal Cruttenden, the awards ceremony featured 20 categories, including Best Christmas Windows in a Multiple, Best Use of Props, The Retail Focus Readers' Choice Award and Most Innovative Person in VM. Here's a low down on all the worthy winners...  

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Sainsbury's opens experiential store in Selly Oak

Sainsbury's has unveiled its latest store, a 6,224 sq m experience supermarket located in the recently regenerated Selly Oak Shopping Park. Alongside food, general merchandise and fashion, Selly Oak also includes some Sainsbury’s experiments, including the first eat-in Food Market. Customers can choose authentic dishes from Wok Street, Little India Kitchen and Fresh Kitchen and enjoy their meal in the attractive 180 seat food court. Fresh sushi and teppanyaki from Sushi Gourmet as well as hot pasties from the West Cornwall Pasty Company are also available.

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Carnaby to welcome Choose Love pop-up

Help Refugees charity Choose Love will open a pop-up store this week in Carnaby’s Newburgh Quarter at 30-32 Foubert’s Place. Occupying a two floor space, Choose Love invites visitors to ‘shop your heart out, leave with nothing, and feel the love’, with every purchase contributing towards a similar item for a refugee, distributed by Help Refugees and their partners across Europe and the Middle East. The store has been carefully designed so that shoppers can interact with the products and discover why they are needed.

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