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A Chinese shopping centre is opening a special parking lot exclusively for women. The lot offers wider parking spaces and extra lighting in pink and purple. Specially-trained female parking attendants will also be on hand to guide ladies into parking spaces. Wang Zheng, an official at the shopping centre, said the car park aimed to address women´s strong sense of colour and different sense of distance.
Why it matters
Putting gender equality aside, are even public spaces like car parks appreciating the importance of consumer targeting and wider experiences?
The pop-up concept. The newest hotel to hit Singapore may well be its coolest: a single-suite pop-up property built around the city's iconic Merlion statue on the quay of Marina Bay. It's going up for the Singapore Biennale, which starts March 13. Also in London, thanks to A Room for London design contest, the city’s visitors will be able to stay at a temporary one-bedroom apartment on the roof of the Southbank Centre. The unusual shelter will be part of the London2012 festival, with booking opening September this year.
“Wantful” is a service that helps gift buyers put together a hand-picked selection of items from which recipients can choose which they’d like best. Getting rid once and for all of the re-gifting part of life.