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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?
Point WC are a French company who offer "luxury" public toilets. The toilets are cleaned by staff after every visit to guarantee optimum cleanliness. Each one is individually decorated and features a mini boutique that sells make-up and toiletries.
Thanks to its success, the planned expansion of Dubai’s only discount shopping mall has been met with interest from retailers.