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Blue Marble Dreams and Haiti155 open the doors of Bel Rev in Haiti

Ice cream and design joined forces to make the world a little bit better when the New York Chapter combined the Iron Design Challenge with Blue Marble Dreams and Haiti 155 to create an amazing experience that recently opened its doors in Port au Prince. Read about it here. Photo: Richard Cadan Photography Read More

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SoCal: Retail for a Cause Charity Benefit Feb 23
January 23, 2017
Join us for a very special evening to benefit the Grace Rose Foundation. We’re kickin’ up our heels with a live band, silent auction and a fashion show by RosieGstyle. DATE: Feb 23 TIME: 6:00-9:00pm LOCATION: 2014 E 7th St., Los Angeles, Ca. 90021 The event is a cha... (More)
Call for Entries: 46th Annual Design Competition
November 8, 2016
Design firms and in-house retail design teams from around the globe are invited to submit projects for the Retail Design Institute’s annual international store design competition. The contest celebrates exceptional retail experiences across more than 20 categories from full-line department and... (More)

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Recall watch: Cheese and tables pulled for problems
Saputo Inc., is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese pr
Tiffany adding 3 new directors to board in JANA deal
Tiffany & Co. is naming three new directors to its board as part of a deal with hedge fund JANA Partners as it continues to search for a new CEO.
Is this retro or sad? Urban Outfitters is selling a $45 Aol T-shirt
Urban Outfitters is tapping into '90s nostalgia by introducing a T-shirt with the old AOL logo -- and selling it for $45. Sure, AOL is still a company.
Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales drop as well
Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent as results were dragged down by lower sales, s
Walmart Shares Spike Amid 29% Online Holiday-Season Sales Surge
Wal-Mart's fourth-quarter earnings fell nearly 18 percent as the world's largest retailer was hurt by its investments in e-commerce and stores. But Wal-Mart saw its U.S. business accelerate -


Atlanta | Southeast

Returning Officers Look Forward to New Yea...
January 15, 2015
Atlanta Designers take 1st Place at Intern...
January 15, 2015
Atlanta Chapter Welcomes New Officers...
January 15, 2015

Chicago | Great Lakes

Private Brand Tour
June 3, 2015

Madrid | Barcelona

EuroShop / RDI's Wall Design
March 8, 2014
Retail Refresh Tours
June 17, 2011

Minneapolis | St. Paul

Association for Retail Environments Awards...
April 14, 2014
Congratulations, Chandler Inc.!...
April 14, 2014
September 15, 2012

New England

Best Retail Spaces in Boston 2016...
March 9, 2016
Tour of The Mall at Chestnut Hill...
October 31, 2012
Boston Harbor Dinner Cruise
August 5, 2012

Northern California

San Francisco Design Week 2013 a Huge Succ...
July 11, 2013
Join us and IDSA for San Francisco Design ...
June 7, 2012
Student Elevator Pitches to Design Pros....
May 30, 2012

Pacific Northwest

University Village: Thank you
December 17, 2008

Southern California

Retail Focus Event at Shinola Detroit...
July 22, 2016
Spirit of Retail - A Retail Innovation Eve...
December 20, 2015
Design For the Senses – A Retail Innovat...
December 20, 2015

St. Louis

Welcome to our Newest Member!
June 30, 2015
Save-A-Lot Announces New Stores in Four St...
February 27, 2012


RDI Spring Event
March 21, 2013