On tour with our resident VM retail specialist, Karl McKeever, looking at some of the world's great cities and great retail destinations.
A Tale of Two Cities
After the cold bite of the disappointing retail winter, we have decided to cheer ourselves up by taking a look at opulence on both sides of the pond. Our resident retail expert, brand director of Visual Thinking Karl McKeever, compares a selection of luxurious department stores in New York and London to see who is setting the benchmark this season.01 June 2011
Resident retail specialist Karl McKeever travels to the Copenhagen, once home to Hans Christian Andersen, and finds that despite all the global economic doom and gloom the idea that cities can fight back with imaginative retail schemes is more than just a fairy tale.15 January 2011
Lisbon: A return to past glories?
Portugal is best known these days in the UK as a much loved summer holiday destination, but does that label sell it short and is there a retail offer to match in this former gateway to the Mediterranean and the Atlantic? Our resident retail specialist Karl McKeever, brand director of Visual Thinking flew in to the capital, Lisbon, to find out.13 November 2010