L’Occitane opens first experiential flagship in Manhattan

French prestige skin care, fragrance and beauty brand L’Occitane has opened a new flagship in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. What sets this one apart from L’Occitane’s other international flagships, is its brand new retail model designed for the modern consumer’s varying needs, focusing on information and immediacy. In L’Occitane’s announcement press release, Paul Blackburn, […]

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StorePoint Retail 2016

Alas, StorePoint Retail 2016 has come to an end and we must bid goodbye to the palm trees, clear blue skies, and salt-rimmed margaritas of beautiful Orlando, Florida and Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. We would like to thank StorePoint Retail for a well-organized and productive event. Our agenda was filled with one-on-one meetings and executive […]

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Curating The Retail Environment

Does anybody remember the old mail order subscription music services? You know, the ones that sent you flyers with pictures of a thousand CD’s or (gasp!) cassette tapes? You’d commit to buying one at the regular price and then they would promise to send you a bunch more for free. It seemed like there were […]

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What You Need to Know About StorePoint Retail

StorePoint Retail 2016 in Orlando, FL is just around the corner and here at PDI, we are very excited to be participating again this year! We’ve recently completed our brand new Willy Wonka-inspired presentation video (check out a preview here or take a look at our previous video here) and can’t wait to show it […]

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Thank You

2015 was an exciting year of growth and challenges for PDI and we had a lot to be thankful for. From our loyal and creative team members who always push the boundaries of creativity to deliver stunning, cost effective display solutions to the swift recovery of operations following a fire at one of our manufacturing […]

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Lord & Taylor Christmas 2016

Yes, it’s Christmas time again and retailers the world over are vying for attention from consumers in every way possible. The demand for unique in-person experiences is higher than ever with fierce competition for every dollar pitting brick and mortar, online, and multi-channel retailers against one another in the battle for customer loyalty. One of […]

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Meet Tom Donovan

This month we welcome an exciting new addition to our PDI team in New Jersey! Tom Donovan has joined us as the Executive Director of Account Services. He comes to PDI with a strong record of leadership in the retail environment and point of purchase industries. His experience includes the position of Vice President, Sales […]

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Top Ten Must-Read Retail Blogs

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss In today’s multi-channel, high-tech retail environment, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all of the latest trends and technology affecting consumer behavior. It is absolutely essential to keep connected to […]

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Gratitude in Glastonbury

You may have heard by now that our Glastonbury, Connecticut manufacturing facility suffered a catastrophic loss due to a fire on Wednesday, November 11. All of our employees were able to safely exit the building in time, no firefighters were injured in the course of fighting the fire, and none of our neighbors suffered any […]

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Innovations in Cosmetics at MakeUp in NewYork

The NYC beauty scene was buzzing in early september with both MakeUp in NewYork and Fashion Week happening at the same time. While this writer did not attend fashion week activities (though I did have a celebrity sighting of Betsy Johnson!), I did have the good fortune to check out the latest products at the […]

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