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Is Social Distancing the ‘New Normal’ for Retail & Hospitality?

| Case Study | May 20, 2020 | No Comments
  Contagious disease epidemics have come into popular consciousness several times in recent decades, but the covid-19 pandemic is the disaster epidemiologists have been warning of. The rapid devastation of…

There’s an App for That…Position 😉

| digital | December 19, 2019 | No Comments
What feels like an hour to men, is generally a couple of minutes to women, and now we finally have the technology to prove it! That’s right, there’s a new…

Sharing Economy Meets High Fashion – Lending is Trending!

| digital | December 12, 2019 | No Comments
Who’d have thought that consumers would be satisfied with renting their outfit for a special occasion, as opposed to buying it, wearing it the once and leaving it to collect…

80% of Clothing is Purchased in Store. Is That About to Change?

| digital | December 5, 2019 | No Comments
The digital revolution has brought many exciting changes to the way that retail works. The convenience of online shopping today is remarkable when compared with recent years. However, the one…

The Silver Tsunami: You’re Never Too Old to Go Shopping

| Case Study | November 28, 2019 | No Comments
In this modern age, with the rise and availability of premium quality healthcare, coupled with diet-conscious people actively seeking out healthier lifestyles, it’s no wonder that the population of silvers…

Survival Tactics for Department Stores: Nordstrom Experiments with ‘Click & Collect’ 

| digital, retail | November 21, 2019 | No Comments
In this digital era, it’s getting harder and harder for retail stores to compete and stay afloat. More people are turning to online shopping as they strive for convenience &…

Whitespace creates first Thailand store for Danish fashion giant, BESTSELLER

| retail | November 15, 2019 | No Comments
Bangkok is renowned for being home to many luxurious shopping malls that boast a variety of top-end fashion brands, among other prestige names—and that list has just got a little…

Trend Watch: Grocery Stores Increasingly Competing with Restaurants

| Case Study | September 30, 2019 | No Comments
Have you heard the term “grocerant” before? If not, you likely will, over the coming months, as more and more grocery stores are becoming hybrids. What this means is that,…

Libra, Facebook’s Disruptocurrency

| digital | September 23, 2019 | No Comments
That said, it seems to be up and down! Some sources say it’s the future, others believe it to be just a fad. But when a tech giant like Facebook…

Bankruptcy Stores Provide Insight for Surviving in An Omni-Channel World?

| retail | September 9, 2019 | No Comments
Bankruptcy is a dirty word to most people. It signifies failure and total loss, or rock bottom, as it were. But is it the end of the line? Does losing…

Brave New Beacons

| digital | September 2, 2019 | No Comments
Imagine walking around your local supermarket, strolling past the frozen meats section and then receiving a message on your phone, offering you a coupon to get 10% off your next…
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Whitespace Thanks Valued Clients in Celebration of 15th Anniversary

| Uncategorized | August 1, 2019 | No Comments
Many moons ago, back in the spring of 2004, our founder registered Whitespace Ltd. With only 3 projects in hand, a fresh graduate named Prasert “Ton” Chaisittiroekkul, and a grand…

Rising affluence in China fueling Innovative Fitness industry 

| retail | August 1, 2019 | No Comments
The health & fitness industry has taken the world by storm in recent years, as more and more people are becoming conscious of how they look, and how fit they…

Showcase stores for Kickstarter products 

| retail | August 14, 2019 | No Comments
There’s a new form of store on the Highstreet, but they’re not selling products, they’re selling start-ups’ exposure. You may or may not have heard of Kickstarter, but it’s a…

CVS investing in dental services to compete with e-commerce giants (Orthodontists aren’t smiling about it)

| digital | August 5, 2019 | No Comments
Amazon has long been dominating the digital shoppersphere, causing many an established company to panic. Business owners are scrabbling to find new and innovative ways to attract and retain new…

How modern hoteliers can connect with the elusive, enigmatic Millennial

| hospitality | July 14, 2019 | No Comments
The world of hospitality is evolving, what with the rise of Air BNB and hoteliers being faced with the ever-increasing challenge of attracting the younger generations. But what is it…

Nike by Melrose is a laboratory blurring the boundary between online and offline retail

| retail | July 14, 2019 | No Comments
For many years’ experts have been swearing by the “fact” that retail is not long for this world, due to the ever-exponential rise in e-Commerce shopping. In this digital era…

Smart Diapers: The internet of things is just getting started, kids

| digital | July 14, 2019 | No Comments
Just when you think that nothing else can surprise you, you learn that Huggies are launching a new brand of “smart diaper” which uses a Bluetooth disk to notify parents…

Asia Pacific Property Awards recognizes Whitespace Central Phuket Floresta Food Hall Design 

| retail | July 8, 2019 | No Comments
When one thinks about Thailand, there are several things that spring to mind: a colourful nightlife, the incredible food, and miles of white sand beaches, to name a few. But…