Foot Locker announced Tuesday the introduction of SIX:02, an elevated retail concept featuring fitness apparel and athletic footwear for women.
GameStop Corp. announced Friday it has unveiled a new store concept called GameStop Kids and will open 80 holiday stores in U.S. malls.
Nine West has opened the first standalone store for its Vintage America Collection line. The store, in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, reflects the modern bohemian ethos of the brand.
A Phoenix Walgreens is being renovated into what could be the first Walgreens concept store in Arizona
J.C. Penney on Aug. 1, will open in-store shop concepts for three brands—Levi’s, i jeans by Buffalo and The Original Arizona Jean Co.—in nearly 700 stores nationwide. To coordinate with the back-to-school season, the retailer also is offering free haircuts for kids in its salons in the month of August.
The store will be modeled after a contemporary home, with white-washed maple floors, crystal chandeliers and tufted furniture. It also will feature a styling area with plush carpet, backlit mirrors, floral wall details and ottomans, complemented by an adjacent private lounge.
Shoppers can receive hand massages while listening to stories at the “story table” and checking out the community wall featuring handmade notices about the city’s events. They can test a variety of products for sale, including ointments, lotions and makeup.
Starbucks is known for its unwavering consistency, from its unoffensively homey store décor to its burnt-coffee smell. But this Thursday, the brand that normalized the $4 latte is opening an experimental concept store in Amsterdam that offers a glimpse of the Starbucks of the future–at least in Europe.
As part of that effort, the company has spent months studying some of the most successful names in the customer service business and coming up with new ideas on how to better sell and support cellphones, Internet service and other products.