Tag Archives: Feasibility

Dubai’s Al Shindagha area gets a new mall

Posted By admin March 20, 2016

http://gulfnews.com/business/sectors/retail/dubai-s-al-shindagha-area-gets-a-new-mall-1.1659790   Dubai: Residents and tourists in Dubai’s Al Shindagha area now have a new mall where they can shop, dine or watch a film. City Centre Al Shindagha, which opened its doors on Monday, features 75 stores, such as a Carrefour hypermarket, Splash, Babyshop, and consumer electronics store Sharaf DG, as well as 10 […]

The Importance of Process – Part 3

Posted By admin February 10, 2015

Best in class retailers, ones that have been truly successful, place great importance on brand strategy and designing the customer experience. They recognize that there is tremendous value in doing it right. There is simply too much at stake (time, money, brand equity, consumer loyalty, etc) not to follow a proven and well-documented process.   […]

The Importance of Process – Part 2

Posted By admin February 10, 2015

In general, we recommend a simple process with a few fundamental components:   Research the Market / Your Customer This is one of the areas of real weakness in many retail plans which is understandable given the difficulty of acquiring quality data. However, that is no excuse for not using every avenue available to gather […]

The Importance of Process – Part 1

Posted By admin February 2, 2015

Given the significant capital investment required to fitout and operate retail locations it would seem logical that a well crafted brand strategy and store design would be essential; if you’re to spend the time and money to open a store the experience should be compelling and memorable, right? If you consider some of the better […]