Lior Koren | The Marker | 30 Aug. 2021] Retail chain stores around the world are working to reduce their footprint in terms of green building and energy savings, reducing waste packaging, downsizing food waste and more. The right design and planning will contribute to the issue – beyond small and smart stores in city centers, promoting the sale of fresh produce in bulk and using materials which carry an environmental standard.
Host column in Legit Magazine | May 2020 | By Lior and Gali Koren] Climate crisis, consumerism changes and the increase in demand during the Corona pandemic period – All constitute challenging changes as well as an opportunity for the world of design.
Lecture given at the Retail 2020 Conference | January 2020 | By Lior Koren] Green Supermarket – The impacts of climate crisis on the global world of food retail: Green building, food waste, the reduction of plastic waste, making information accessible to the consumer and more.
BVD Building & Housing | June 2019 | A interview with Lior Koren] The increase in online shopping is forcing physical stores to "reinvent themselves", and offer customers an invested and well planned experience which makes leaving the house for it worthwhile.
The Marker Magazine | Sep. 2015 | Lior Koren] The multi-retailer customer uses all available channels – both online and in physical stores, to gather information and shop. Successfully combining the two will increase sales.
The Marker | May 2021 | Uri Karib and Riva Shor] A smart supermarket design while maintaining cleanliness and maintenance can have quite an impact on the nature of the purchase, the preservation of customers in the long term and the growth of the business. There are quite a few companies that are able to upgrade any store in accordance with budget and requirements.
The Marker | August 2020 | By Maor Moiguer, Sarit Livne Ashkenazi and Sarit Shir] The first impression of a store is expressed in its design, its colors and the message it conveys to the consumer. In order for your store to capture the hearts of the right consumers, it is time you invest in the vessel in addition to its contents.
BVD Magazine | Oct. 2016 | Limor Keller] You do not need words to sell furniture, clothing or food. Incorporating savvy design using scents or humor, or playing with different heights or movement in a space can sell more than you think. Starting now, you will look at store design differently.
Ynet Magazine | Dec. 2013 | Meirav Crystal] The following article, published by Ynet, one of Israel’s leading online news services, provides an overview of new, innovative shopping malls around the world, which are a stark contrast to Israel’s staid, boring shopping malls. Lior Koren was interviewed for the article as an expert in commercial design.