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The green shoots of discovery
Italian supermarket iPer La Grande has created a new sub brand iNaturale that uses social media to connect with customers about environmental issues.
Why it matters
Having a green sub brand gives retailers a new platform from which to build their environmental credentials. In the future will we see retailers with other sub brands, such as Family and Premium?
Retail developers in Dubai are being cautioned to delay or scrap plans for the omnipresent mammoth malls in favour of smaller suburban shopping centres. The sheer size and grandeur of the developments are considered too risky in the economic climate where consumers appear to be beginning to reject such conspicuous consumption.
In a move that anticipates a shift towards digital distribution in the gaming industry, Gamestop has opened a new store that exclusively sells digital content.