Starbucks' tech partner turns to lighting

Starbucks' tech partner turns to lighting

The analytics partner for big retail names including Starbucks and Walgreens is to focus on lighting as a platform for its advanced services, it has announced.

'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

When Jonathan England, head of property at Maplin and Steven Hewison, lead project manager, first embarked on the gargantuan task of converting the firm’s estate to LED, their knowledge of lighting was limited to say the least. 

Ten retail indoor positioning projects you need to know

Ten retail indoor positioning projects you need to know

Indoor positioning is the next revolution that is set to reshape retail. New projects are now popping up around the globe and the initial results are often quite impressive. Here are Lux’s top ten indoor positioning projects that you need to know about.

Are pastel coloured uplights the key to retail success?

Are pastel coloured uplights the key to retail success?

The use of pastel coloured uplights in retail displays has been found to increase sales in a new study. The installation of the lights in a particular area of a store in Germany were found to increase basket values by six per cent.

How do you light the most famous store in the world?

How do you light the most famous store in the world?

Mark Fleming has worked at Harrods for over two decades and his role has changed drastically in the years since his initial appointment as an Electrical Manager. With a department of just over a hundred staff, Mark is responsible for overseeing a large estate, which includes the Knightsbridge store, as well as the multiple floor Crown Court, located behind the shopping icon and the maintenance operation of Distribution Centre in Thatcham, Berkshire.

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