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.
EastEnders Christmas specials are known for their shouty, over-the-top soap drama but tonight the show has done itself proud thanks to Danny Dyer.
Life & Style blogs
Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
Victoria Beckham's clothing sales double to £30 million in one year
GTA 5: Christmas arrives in Los Santos as update brings snowball fights, festive jumpers and a homing missile launcher
'Tis the season!: Google celebrates Christmas Eve with second animated Doodle
Christmas 2014: Jesus was not born in a stable, says theologian
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
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