Groupon opens Concept Store

Groupon opens its first ever retail concept store in Singapore’s Suntec City shopping mall. As well as being a collection point for purchases already made from the website, there are iPads for shoppers to browse, purchase, print and redeem coupons on the spot. Selected products are available for display and for testing, and there is […]

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The Wandering Bar

Following the success of the pop-up phenomenon comes a new hide and seek concept in wining and dining – the wandering bar. The Fourth Wall is an exact replica of London’s Fitzrovia bar Bourne and Hollingsworth, from its cocktails to its floral wallpaper – but guests have to find it first. Each night The Fourth […]

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Ultra Luxe Military Monopoly

The classic family board game Monopoly has recieved a premium makeover courtesy of luxury leather goods company Pemberton and Milner in collaboration with royal jewellers Garrard. Created in honour of war heroes 15% of it’s proceeds will go to three military charities. In place of the traditional properties, the Ultra Luxe Military Monopoly board features […]

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Absolut Blank

In collaboration with New York’s ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day, ABSOLUT VODKA has provided 18 artists with its iconic bottle as a blank canvas to fill with creativity. Representing a variety of disciplines – from drawing, painting and sculpting to print making, film making and digital art – are artworks that include light installations by UVA, cut-out […]

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Early Education in Sustainability

I like how the recently announced sustainablity strategy of toy manufacturer Mattel, Inc includes: “Daycare composting and Organic garden: Mattel parents who practice sustainability efforts at home brought a composting solution to the Mattel Child Development Center, located at the company’s El Segundo headquarters, educating the children of employees about sustainability. Preschoolers at the Center […]

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Levi’s Eco Efforts

Earlier this month, Levi’s launched its Waterless jeans range, which is made using significantly less water than the 42 liters required for an average pair of Levi’s to be dyed, washed and finished. The care tag that accompanies the jeans, advises consumers to wash their jeans in cold water and “when no longer needed” to […]

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Meal Planning Solution kiosk

Apparently, the average person has the recipe of only 10 meals up their sleeve and 77% of grocery shoppers don’t know what they’re making for their next meal. Leveraging on these facts, Kraft Foods demonstrates a kiosk that uses facial recognition technology to offer meal suggestions. Designed to be located in supermarkets, the “Meal Planning […]

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