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March 22, 2019

the art of visual merchandising

Evolving as an area of decay and demise in the 60's and 70’s, to a bohemian artists’ community in the 80s, see how the Short North neighborhood has evolved into some of today’s best boutique shopping experiences. Along the way we’ll highlight the rich history of the district and how it’s impacted it’s retailers and their approach to visual merchandising and presentation. From humble beginning in our hometown, to a nationally recognized brand with shops in 10 cities, see how Jeni Britton Bauer created the visual flavor of her brand.


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March 18, 2019

more than a mall

Retail continues to evolve, converting traditional shopping spaces into experiential destinations. See how this global shift has taken shape in Dubai as ZenGenius Guru, Leslie R., explores the city.


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January 2, 2019

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF CREATIVE GENIUS

This is a special time as we kick off the new year celebrating our 20th Anniversary. We are grateful for the amazing experiences and opportunities we have been given to serve multiple communities using our creative gifts and talents in visual merchandising, special events and creative direction.


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December 1, 2018

NOW A FEW WORDS FROM OUR WINNER

The 2018 Iron Merchant Challenge was full of surprises. I was honored to be asked to lead a team of retail pros to create and produce a visual merchandising display for Timberland. The fun was - we only had one hour…


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November 1, 2018

THE IRON MERCHANT CHALLENGE AT IRDC 2018

You have 60 minutes on the clock, a toolbox, a mannequin, miscellaneous props and supplies, and a secret ingredient. Don’t freak out, it’s only the annual Iron Merchant Challenge at the 2018 International Retail Design Conference.