www.retailenvironments.org volume 19, no. 2
Outlets: No Longer on the Outskirts
12 | Now part of Main Street and the mainstream
shopping experience, these retail centers
are creating boom towns. We explore the
issue in depth.
25 | This look at how retail categories are becoming
less defined preps you for a townhall-style
GlobalShop session. See the pull-out special
report for hard data.
Haute and Hot
28 | GH+A’s Debbie Kalisky whets your appetite for
a GlobalShop session on the increasing pairing
of food and fashion.
Big Ideas from the BIG Show
30 | A.R.E. | POPAI’s research manager outlines
seven takeaways from the NRF show in January.
Keeping Luxury Above Water
32 | Alessandro Luciani’s design for Italo Fontana brand
U-BOAT elevates high-end watches in a Venetian
Get More from Sin City
38 | Attending GlobalShop in Las Vegas this month?
Here are six sources of inspiration beyond the
Focus: GlobalShop 2016
42 | Plan your time on the show floor with this sneak
peek of members’ products. Trending this year
are portability and sustainability.
A.R.E. | POPAI The New Association is committed to environmentally
responsible operations. This publication is printed on paper that incorporates 30% post-consumer waste fiber, third-party certifications,
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following page 24 | The annual Consumer Insights Survey
by retail design firm King Retail Solutions in partnership with
A.R. E. | POPAI explores category blurring across all channels.
Also addressed are purchasing decisions.
6 | The Conversation Can
iconic brands keep up
with fast fashion?
36 | Green Notes Where’s
the green in going green
for big-box retailers?
72 | Commentary Gondola
7 | Industry Events
8 | Association News
60 | New Members
62 | Business Briefs
64 | Smashing Windows
Our GlobalShop preview is highlighted in two
alternate covers. To see the other cover, visit us at
GlobalShop in our lobby booth or in booth 2323.