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Store of the future: popping up and tearing down

in Business/Society/What's on
Retail design hackathon
Public domain photo

Have you got what it takes to design “the store of the future” at the local mall – and perhaps help save the floundering offline retail industry?

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Opinion: Karstadt and the other side of “gentrification”

in Business/Opinion/Society
Karstadt Leipzig
Leipzig Karstadt shortly before it closed. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

Could the demise of the Leipzig Karstadt have been avoided? And does it matter in the current market? A pragmatic view from one of our columnists.

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Afternoon with gourmet booze, stencil and skulls

in Business/Lifestyle

“They sold a wide variety of wares, while sharing a theme of craftiness and sustainability rather than mass production. From shoeshine to moonshine, fruity pestos to hand-decorated faux-eggs, coco-charcoal to recycled denim bags, gritty T-shirt art to luscious deli blocks and cuts.”

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Glitz (check), glamour (check), gifts (oops)

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig
Can't beat Butlers for party place settings. (photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Out of gift ideas? Maybe these suggestions will work, or at least get your creative juices flowing.

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Personal Shopper: more than a fluff party

in Movies/Reviews
Kirsten Stewart reaches new heights in Personal shopper.

Out on DVD, blu-ray and digital, Personal Shopper will have you wondering what is making those noises you didn’t hear before watching it.

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Children’s shops: a Leipzig mum’s picks

in Leipzig/Leipzig tips/Lifestyle
Looking for where to buy unique gifts in Leipzig for children? We've got some hot tips. https://leipglo.com
Looking for where to buy unique gifts in Leipzig for children? We've got some hot tips. Public domain photo.

Here in Leipzig, we may be far away from that ideal children’s wonderland that exists on social media, but we still have a couple of nicely curated shops around.

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