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Katelijn Quartier

Katelijn Quartier holds a Ph.D in interior architecture (topic retail design) and currently works at the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of Hasselt University, where she teaches retail design in theory and practice. In addition to teaching, she is researching what the store of tomorrow should look like and what the role of design plays in it. She has presented her work at various international conferences and she has published, among others, in Powershop 2: new retail design (Frame) and in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. Next to her academic career, she runs her own retail design agency.

Live retail thinking versus Live retail doing

Everybody knows by now that being a retailer means operating a multi-channel-business. This does not necessarily imply having an e-shop and a real shop,...
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The sense and nonsense of technology

Trendwatchers and technology experts say we are only at the verge of what technology and AI might become and mean in our lives. As...

The changing role of retail stores

Despite the digitalisation of retail, the physical stores space remains important. If we take a leap forward in time, I believe this will remain...

How to become a Lovemark

During recent years consumer behavior has changed, as well as the consumer himself. Evolutions in technology and society cause the rules of the game...