The Briefing

Issue 17

Welcome to our weekly edition of The Briefing, sharing innovations, news, and insights that have caught our eye. Thanks to Michelle, Paul, Tina, and Matt for this week’s contributions.

Dalziel & Pow
By Dalziel & Pow
Posted 04. 06. 2021

AllotMe is an Airbnb-style platform for gardens; a way to connect would-be gardeners with homeowners with garden space to spare –

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IKEA is to open a new store in Copenhagen complete with a roof-top park. Opening in 2023 the park will ‘give back a green lounge to the local community’ –

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Lancôme has partnered with Wilkins Avenue AR to create a 4-minute immersive experience in Paris. Donning a headset, customers climb aboard a flower delivery truck and get transported to rose fields in Grasse, France –


Frame reports that the hospitality industry is being shaped by an increase in pet ownership during the pandemic. As restrictions ease, these new pet parents don’t want to leave their new companions at home –


Lastly, in a similar move to Amazon, American Express have opened a till-free store in a Brooklyn sports arena. Customers ‘tap in’ and are charged automatically by the weight of goods selected –


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