Posts Tagged ‘Specialty shop’
Combining a laboratory of “Eclairs”, a shop, a workshop and a design office. All in love for Eclairs. Visit La Fabrique in Paris (FR).
Robuust is like a mix between an old-fashioned neighbourhood store and a hip Whole Foods Market. The system the store uses is pretty straightforward: you come in and either weigh the pots and containers you brought yourself on a scale they provide. You put a sticker with the weight of the jar on it and at the checkout every jar is scanned and the weight is deducted of the total purchase. Explore Robuust! in Antwerp (BE).
The Roastery is a destination landmark, a place to recognize coffee making as an art, not as the quick grab-and-go drink we have come to know.
Inside, customers can watch as coffee is roasted in one of two roasters and enjoy a spacious cafe to enjoy their specially-brewed beverage. Discover Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle (US).
Au Bout du Champ is a click and collect concept dedicated to fresh products and prepared foods. The retailer explores a new approach by combining the best of modern digital formats with traditional foods (local, fresh, natural products). Discover Au bout du champ near Paris (FR).
The interior of the Kayanoya flagship store is a reproduction of their traditional warehouse. Barrels used for traditional soy sauce-making hang from the ceiling and special wooden trays that are also used in the manufacturing process are used as display shelves. They are all assembled by local craftsmen and then brought up to Tokyo to create a sophisticated, unique shop that feels ripe with authenticity. Discover Kayanoya in Tokyo (JP).
This is a cross between a tea-importer’s warehouse, a factory and a homewares store. All is black, with the product standing out thanks to brightly-coloured packaging lit by overhead spotlights. This kind of environment would normally be associated with designer wares, yet little that is on offer here is expensive. T2’s London store sells a unique range of tea blends, both loose leaf and bagged, as well as any tea accessory you could possibly need. Visit T2 in London (UK).
Cru, a new concept from the Colruyt brand, has created an atmosphere of a market hall with a quirky selection of fresh products. Breads are made in house and coffee is roasted in the store itself. Food craftsmanship has been integrated and the shop focuses on the interaction between customers, employees and partners. Explore CRU in Overijse near Brussels (BE).
A wine specialist offering an informal, informed, inspiring and inclusive take on wine buying. Wine Rack appeals to shoppers, both those with wine knowledge, and those with an interest in it. The store includes a temperature controlled fine wine area and a tasting zone with Lcd TV, where it plans to run Skype-based masterclasses over the web. Discover Wine Rack in West Byfleet (UK).
The Coffee Company hand roasts fresh gourmet coffee beans every day in their retail store. Backed by over 40 years’ experience, they offer customers only the highest quality specialty coffee beans. Visit The Coffee Company in Melbourne (AU).
Based on the philosophy of “good, clean and fair” by Slow Food. Products of great quality and taste that respect the totally natural traditions and that provides a sustainable remuneration for the farmers and artisans who create them, for Eataly and also for the end user who has to find real convenience. Discover Eataly in Rome (IT).