Weekly home agenda: World Retail Conference
Friday 22 October 2010
This week the World Retail Conference in Germany will bring together retailers and markerters from around the world. As part of the conference on October 25 students involved in the Retail Futures Challenge will present their ideas to the judges.
Retail Futures Challenge ideas presented
As part of the World Retail Congress, students involved in the Retail Futures Challenge will present their ideas to the judges. Entrants were tasked with designing a store that best captured the essence of their home cities. City inspirations for the store designs include Hong Kong, London, Tokyo and Mumbai.
World Retail Congress
A series of events and conferences discussing retail around the world. World Retailer of the Year and Multi-market Retailer of the Year winners will be announced on the second day of the conference.
Interior Design BoY Awards
USA, New York
The fifth installment of the Best of Year (BoY) awards by Interior Design Magazine. The winners are decided by public vote (which closed on October 10) and will be honored at the IAC building in New York. Product categories include Kitchen, Bath and Furniture.
January 6-9, 2011
Las Vegas, NV, USA
A panel of independent designers, engineers and journalists judge a selection of products including Best Household Appliances. Nominations in this category include LG, Panasonic and Whirlpool. The annual event is organized by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
February 11-15, 2011
This large trade fair in Germany combines three separate sectors - dining, giving and living. Within each section exhibitors will display current and future household design products. This year the trade show is also holding the International Design Competition to award consumer goods that combine functionality with aesthetics.
Life & Style blogs
iPhone 7 (or iPhone 6S) leaked pictures show similarities to older model — but Apple is fixing the biggest issue of all
People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
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Google has set its terrifying, dreaming image robots on the public
What do the emojis on Snapchat mean?
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly
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