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Coke x Adobe x You
If you ever dreamed of adding your design signature to an iconic brand like Coca-Cola, then this is your chance. The beverage giant has teamed up with Adobe for a global creative series challenge and it w [...]
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InspiHer: Four Million Shoppers and Counting
Consumers expect specialized knowledge, as well as products from their favorite retail destinations and brands nowadays. They want access to experience-based advice just as much. Up to four million of them are about to find it all online, thanks to SPARK Media's new InspiHer network. Launched [...]
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Malls Get Creative for Earth Hour
Shoppers will have to wait another month before their local centers turn into rally points for environmental awareness and general sustainability causes on Earth Day (April 22). They recently got a chance to get in the right mindset, though, when properties around the globe observed Earth Hour [...]
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6 Avoidable Reasons Why Loyalty Schemes Fail
Loyalty marketing; everyone is trying to do it, but very few are getting it right. Shopping centers are becoming increasingly experimental and, as the race is on to become the most digitally connected property, a loyalty scheme is the obvious choice when looking to bridge customers' online and offline shopping experiences. Schemes have three mai [...]
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Musgrave Mall Turns Parkade into Event Venue
Musgrave is looking beyond traditional retail space to generate revenue, and it's found yet another source: its parkade. The South African shopping center's agency, Primedia Lifestyle Mark [...]
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Malls, Retailers Celebrate International Women’s Day
If you're going to shop, you might as well do it for a good cause. By that, we don't mean enhancing a shoe collection or getting the latest gadget, but making a positive impact on others. Fashion retailer Esprit enabled its customers to do just that last weekend when it donated 20 percent of p [...]
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Menlyn Park Adds Concierge Ambassadors
Menlyn Park has plans, some very big ones. The South African shopping center is in the midst of a redevelopment that will add 50,000 sq. m. (approx. 538,195 sq. ft.) of retail and a Central Park F&B court to its existing space [...]
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Guinness World Records Seeks Mall Hosts
Guinness World Records has a turnkey GWR Live! customer engagement program, and it's ready to take it to your shopping center. The London-based organization is on the lookout for potential hosts all around the world, so we asked Paul O'Neill, its creative VP, what the most appropria [...]
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New Coca-Cola Global Campaign a Tearjerker
Get your handkerchiefs out folks; Coca-Cola just launched its new branding campaign. “Taste the Feeling” is the global tagline that the beverage giant revealed at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris earlier this month, along with a shift in marketing strategy that will see the company develop [...]
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MAPIC Convention to Go Ahead as Scheduled
The people of France are showing their resilience in the aftermath of the recent attacks in Paris, and Reed MIDEM is adopting the same stance. The event organizer confirmed earlier today that its international Read More...