Can brick-and-mortar stores survive in the age of online shopping?

Instore Retail shops may seem destined for the history books but not yet! Many retail experts, including ourselves believe that with some reinvention – high street stores have a healthy future. At Pivotal, we believe in keeping the in-store Retail alive, our shopping destination began here and should continue here. Online shopping keeps getting easier, faster and better, which is …

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Our thoughts, Retail Design

On the road: Not being scared of colour pays off

Our Marketing team is always on the look out to discover innovative retail design, and ready to blog about their experiences! Being back on the road to London always gives us a chance to find stores that think outside the box and bring something new to the table. Many brands and individuals are afraid of incorporating colour, especially when it …

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Inspo, Retail Design

On the road: Boots – Covent Garden

MORE WAYS TO FEEL GOOD Boots open their new Wellness concept Flagship store in the heart of Covent Garden – their biggest ever makeover throughout their 170 year establishment. Their revamp showcases an innovative customer journey across their two-floor beauty hall – bringing luxury and innovation.     The white marble-tiled beauty hall hosts more than 300 brands, including the …

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Instore, News, Retail Design

Nike Town: On the road

Nike Town London is in an imposing building on the northeast corner of Oxford Circus in central London. This opened as the UK’s flagship Nike store in 1999 on the corner of Oxford Street and Regent Street. Nike continually offers new design classics and some of the Nike shoes have been listed as ‘best-selling’ for many years. Our marketing team …

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Inspo, Our thoughts, Retail Design

Pat McGrath: The Mothership

The Mothership of Pat McGrath labs. Finally hitting the fashion capital of the UK, situated at the spectacular store Selfridges, Oxford Street – London. Bringing a unique shift to window shop displays and concession space – have a read through our thoughts and check out her remarkable retail design below.     For those who are unaware of Pat McGrath, …

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Inspo, Instore, Our thoughts, Retail Design

How to create a better shopping experience – both instore & online

We’re all guilty of making impulse purchases and treating ourselves to a bit of retail therapy, sometimes more often than anticipated! However, as consumers we want a great shopping experience, whether that is online or instore.  With retail being a competitive marketplace – we believe the below statements will play a fundamental part in a successful and satisfying shopping experience.  …

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Inspo, Our thoughts, Retail Design

Pivotal take on the RetailExpo

You heard right! It is Pivotal’s first year exhibiting at the RetailExpo at Olympia, Kensington – London.    After many months of designing and planning our stand, we’re really looking forward to meeting you all over the next few days! We’re going all out this year! Our Marketing and Design team have produced our branded merchandise. Our double sided A5 …

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News, Pivotal HQ, Retail Design, Retail Expo, Social media, Uncategorized

Christmas & Spring Snap Shot Guides

We have now launched our Christmas 2011 and Spring 2012 Snap Shot guides for everyone to see and buy. The team at Pivotal Retail Marketing always like to keep their clients up to date with what is going on in the Retail environment that’s why they spend the time trawling around the stores all over the country for a couple …

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News, Retail Design, Uncategorized

Links of London continue to impress with their Window Displays

Links are the official team GB partners for jewellery and have therefore launched their new range to co-inside with the Olympics in London this year. The new displays have an impressive 3D effect for the Union Jack flag with the jewellery hanging from the edges. The range includes a number of items from rings through to bracelets and chains and …

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Retail Design, Uncategorized