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Grocery stores are adapting to more male shoppers – who they treat like knuckleheads

More men are heading to the supermarket these days.That’s according to a new survey by Men’s Health, which found that 84 percent of men are now the primary grocery shoppers in their households, marking a 19 percent increase from a decade ago.The results “challenge many gender stereotypes related to food shopping and cooking,” said Chris Peel, publisher of Men’s Health. “Men have an active role in each stage of the food purchasing process – before getting to the store, while there and when...

Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Walmart are testing the notion that an enemy’s enemy is a friend.The two companies said Google would start offering Walmart products to people who shop on Google Express, the company’s online shopping mall. It’s the first time the world’s biggest retailer has made its products available online in the United States outside of its own website.The partnership, announced on Wednesday, is a testament to the mutual threat facing both companies from Amazon.com. Amazon’s...

Ace & Tate eyewear store by Spacon & X , Copenhagen – Denmark

Spacon & X designed the interior for Ace & Tate’s new glasses store in Copenhagen using geometric shapes and primary colours to evoke the experience of entering an artist’s studio. The new space is located in the old town of the Danish capital on Ny Østergade. It consists of stark, minimalist concrete floors and white walls that have been animated by blocks of red, blue and yellow. Spacon & X wanted to use the bright colours to create an “energetic and playful aesthetic” that...