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design:retail is the industry’s leading resource for tracking trends, products and projects that are crafting tomorrow’s most innovative retail environments. From luxury and fashion brands to discount and dollar stores, the magazine focuses on design strategies, technology applications, in-store marketing, new product resources and global trends that collectively build engaging customer environments in the bricks-and-mortar retail world.
Store planners, visual merchandisers, retail designers, independent architects and contract designers working with high-volume retail chains, and top designers, planners and architects designing retail sites for consumer-products manufacturers depend on coverage in design:retail for cutting-edge inspiration and information on what is driving retail design into the future.

In addition to a print magazine, design:retail also offers various other touchpoints to its readers, including a host of digital products and face-to-face events. The design:retail site offers retail news headlines updated daily, as well as additional project case studies and product offerings not offered in the magazine. design:retail’s site also offers a searchable product company database through an online Buyers’ Guide. In addition, design:retail offers a page-by-page digital edition of its monthly print magazine, which is available via subscription at designretailonline.com/digital.

design:retail is also the presenter of GlobalShop, the largest annual U.S. tradeshow for the store design, visual merchandising and in-store marketing industries. GlobalShop features an exhibit hall with more than 700 suppliers, in addition to a full conference program that hosts some of the industry’s top presenters. In the fall, the magazine also hosts the design:retail Forum, an annual gathering of top design executives from retail and contract firms to discuss pressing concerns and topics as related to the retail design industry. Through its print, digital and face-to-face offerings, design:retail aims to offer solutions to its retail design audience in a multitude of formats.

Vice President Content: Doug Hope
Publisher: Orlando Llerandi
Executive Editor: Alison Embrey Medina
Senior Editor: Jessie Bove Dowd
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