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Costa concept store

Costa Coffee new store format underpinned by Shopworks research

We are always pleased to see the successful rollout of a project which Shopworks has been involved with and the

Shopworks new website

Welcome to our new website!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website which has been developed to showcase our strengths and

Category management customer journey

How category management helps customers and retailers enjoy a smoother journey

What is category management? In today’s competitive retail landscape, retailers need to truly understand their customers shopping behaviour in order

Shell forecourt retail layout

Why forecourt retailing offers some of the best insights into the future of retail

In fact, convenience is perhaps the biggest overall driving trend in the future of forecourt retail as identified at Shell’s

Virtual reality at retail

Is virtual reality in retail design the next step?

Unless you’ve been living on Venus the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has become a global phenomenon. The game sees

Experiential retail stores

Why retailers are investing in experiential stores

From wine bars and ‘do-it-yourself’ restaurants to yoga sessions, book groups and nail and hair salons, retailers are increasingly turning

Successful visual merchandising tips

Four store merchandising tips to boost sales and drive growth

A well thought out merchandising plan always pays dividends in terms of sales results. As the shopping journey transitions online,

Nar telecom retail store design by shopworks

Giving customers an engaging in store experience

Background People continue to love to shop and the retailer’s role is to give those shoppers the experience they want.

shop sign

Multichannel retail and the rise of convenience

The past few years has seen retail change shape at a speed and to an extent never seen before. The

retail design for international market

Retail design for an international market

Background With the increased expectations of the new global shoppers having made pilgrimages to consumer meccas such as London and

Dstv Customer Service Image

Do shoppers turn left or right in stores?

Store planning: art, science or popular myth Customers turn right in shops… or do they. In terms of understanding customer

store window design

Four key principles for successful retail planning and design

The one thing we know is that there are many different approaches when it comes to retail design and setting

Making shops work in a multichannel world

Making Shops Work in a Multichannel World

The seamless multichannel experience. We’ve heard about it, read about it and, for a lot of retailers, probably spent nights

social corporate responsibility

Shopworks awarded silver for corporate social responsibility

Shopworks are delighted to announce that they have been awarded a silver accreditation by Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) specialist EcoVadis

Craig Phillipson Managing director shopworks retail consultancy

A day in the life of Shopworks Managing Director Craig Phillipson

Shopworks MD and founding partner Craig Phillipson gives the inside scoop on his typical working day. I launched Shopworks in

Shanghai skyline

How design can change the retail opportunities in China

Background China is the worlds second largest retail market behind the US but is predicted to take top spot within

Flagship store retail design

What makes a flagship store?

Background As the brightest diamond in a retailer’s crown, the flagship store has a key role to play in the

Madame Posh retail store Windsor by Shopworks

Luxury retail and patisserie emporium opens in Windsor

As featured in the October issue of A1 Retail Magazine a new luxury retail and patisserie emporium, Madame Posh, whose