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kottke.org posts about retail

Post-it Notes are used as pixels to

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 04, 2005

Post-it Notes are used as pixels to make huge images in this Bergdorf-Goodman window display.

Mock-up photos of the “East Village” retail

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 29, 2005

Mock-up photos of the “East Village” retail complex planned for Las Vegas. There’s even a displaced meatpacking district and Washington Square arch.

Companies are using mapping and demographics tools

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 12, 2005

Companies are using mapping and demographics tools and software to more efficiently site their stores. “Retailers take the annual sales of a store, then zero in on the surrounding area. The numbers can be crunched down to the spending habits of seperate groups in the same block, providing insight into what appeals to different ages, ethnic, and gender groups.”