The new retail playbook

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What’s next for retail – apocalypse or renaissance? Even before COVID-19, retail has been undergoing a significant transformation towards truly phygital experiences that blend the best of online convenience and real-world immersion.

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WWD

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Fashion can’t fully embrace gamification while it still clings to a 19th-century mind-set. With estimated global revenue of $159 billion this year and an audience of 2.7 billion worldwide, gaming is now as viable and lucrative as any emerging market or region in the world. Yet the fashion industry is still struggling to gain any traction in it.

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Automotive white paper 1/3

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UXUS, Mood Media and LGE have launched a 3-part webinar series titled Automotive Retail Recalibrated. This Whitepaper dives deeper into the topic of session 1 and explores the fluid future of Automotive Retail.

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Design Week

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Designers across the retail sector – from robotics and technology to interactive design – give their take on the future of shopping. “If retailers are smart, they’re investing now,” George Gottl says. “Even through sales are down, everything passes and things will return to normal.”

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LS:N Global

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With retail experiences limited by the pandemic, brands are driving desire by creating secretive spaces for those in the know. George Gottl dives into a new retail phenomenon, Inclusive Exclusivity, in his latest LS:N piece.

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Creative Review

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In 'What would I change' George Gottl, founder and CCO of UXUS, highlights the ways in which retail brands need to consider how the pandemic has impacted their consumers and what they can do to engage with them.

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The COVID-19 outbreak has raised anxiety around hygiene and personal space in the office – does this spell the end of non-fixed desking as we know it? OnOffice asks Strategy Director at UXUS, Asell Yusupova.

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CEO Today

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With retail at the forefront of the sectors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, luxury brands must contend with marketing themselves to a consumer base that has been fundamentally changed. George Gottl, Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder of UXUS and James Martin, Global Marketing Manager at FutureBrand, examine how brands can adapt to the challenges of post-COVID branding.

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Frame Magazine

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Can we really get back to business as usual? Maybe not – and that might be a good thing. Frame Magazine talks to Chief Creative Officer George Gottl about ‘new’ modes of working, the future of retail and hospitality post-pandemic, and why, to survive as a business, it’s crucial to embrace the unknown.

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The Future of Luxury is Invisible

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George Gottl - Chief Creative Officer UXUS, shares his virtual presentation for Retail Innovation Week. Keep an eye on our LinkedIn page as we will be sharing more virtual presentation dates very soon!

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Chris Wittkampf, Senior Lead Graphic Designer at UXUS gives his opinion on Kings Place new identity, developed by Studio Sutherland. Check out the full 'rebrand' article here.

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Design Week

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George Gottl, Chief Creative Officer at UXUS, discusses what interactive design will look like in the coming year with Design Week. "In 2020 interactive design will be about creating hyper-reality through real objects while using technology to create wonder. People are craving extraordinary moments in everyday spaces."

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FX magazine

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Read FX magazine's Q&A with George Gottl about the radical thinkers who have inspired him, who we can learn from and what will lead the way for radical thinking in the design field.

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Opinion

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What “The Conversation Age” means for the future of retail. George Gottl talks about how some of the industry's foremost taste-makers are channelling their ideas to actively disrupt the landscape of retail.

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Talk: The conversation age

Click here to view our CCO George Gottl's talk on the 'Conversation Age' at this years Maison&Object in Paris.

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Opinion

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Our Senior Creative Strategist, Adam Thompson, discusses how Jack Wills fell out of sync with the times in Retail Gazette in this opinion piece.

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World Retail Awards 2019

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We are thrilled to have won the World Retail Awards 2019 Outstanding Store Design award for the L'Occitane Flagship Store on Regent Street!

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Retail & Everyday Wonder

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FutureBrand UXUS published a piece for this year's World Retail Congress exploring the retail spaces of tomorrow.

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Opinion

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FutureBrand UXUS Senior Creative Strategist Adam Thompson, reflects on the the World Retails Congress' theme of ‘High velocity retail’ in a new article.

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DEXIGNER

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We are thrilled to have been named in Dexigner's Directory of top 30 design studios in the world!

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Retail Design World

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Retail Design World reports on our new London office that openend this year.

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Design Insider

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Design Insider has published George Gottl's comments on the Blue Mountain School in a profile piece for their Creative Space feature.

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Enki Magazine

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Meet the Designer | Enki magazine interviewed George Gottl.

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Drapers Online

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George Gottl comments on - Six trends redefining the store space.

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MiND Magazine

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MiND Magazine interviewed our Senior Lead Designer Tara Naismith. Talking about brand experiences in hospitality.

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Retail Design World

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Retail Design World - New name for FutureBrand UXUS.

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The Drum

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George Gottl explains to The Drum why the future of luxury retail is all in the ‘experience’.

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The Moodie David Report

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The Moodie David Report reports on Kebaya: the highlight of Schiphols new departure lounge 2.

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Wallpaper*

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Wallpaper* speaks to George Gottl about the Tate Modern's new Switch House store.

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Fast Company

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Fast Company, the world's leading publication on innovation in design, leadership and ethonomics features the new Jake & Dinos Chapman store in Amsterdam.

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Retail Week

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Sephora featured as store of the week on Retail Week, UK's and the EU's leading retail trade publication.

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Dezeen

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The new Tate modern retail space featured on Dezeen.com

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Design Week

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Design Week features an article on the 'forever changing' retail space at the new Tate extension.

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Architects Datafile

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Architects Datafile published an interesting read on how culture meets commerse in the new Tate Modern museum shop designed by UXUS.

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It's Nice That

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It's Nice That features the new and first ever Jake & Dinos Chapman pop-up in Amsterdam, F**king Hell Das Shop.

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PSFK

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PSFK, internationally acclaimed trend forecasting publication, features the new store design in San Francisco: Sephora, Store of the Future.

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Buzzfeed

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The new restaurant design for McDonald's featured on Buzzfeed. Click on the link to read more about the restaurant's transformation journey.

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Architectural Digest

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Architectural Digest features the newly designed restaurant, Aveline, housed at the historic Warwick Hotel in San Francisco.

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Luxuria Lifestyle

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British luxury magazine showcases Qela, Qatar Luxury Group's homegrown fashion and accessories boutique in Doha. Visit the link to see more of the space.

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Innsides

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Global interior design magazine, Innsides, features the Amsterdam Loft

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SF Gate

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San Francisco's SFGate features Napa Valley's best designed wineries. We are thrilled to have the Merus Winery featured alongside Napa's finest.

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Opinion

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George Gottl, Chief Creative Officer at UXUS, discusses what interactive design will look like in the coming year with Design Week. "In 2020 interactive design will be about creating hyper-reality through real objects while using technology to create wonder. People are craving extraordinary moments in everyday spaces. It’s not enough to create a virtual world through AR anymore because people still need to come back to reality; the two must combine."

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