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NOW STARRING

Shop! insight centre, July 2017

Ampersand has been spearheading the brand transformation of The Market by Longo's for the past two years. Urban densification in downtown Toronto led the client to refresh its small urban-format stores, according to the Toronto-based design firm....click link to read more.

 
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RETAIL WEEK INTERIORS AWARDS 2016

2016- Shortlist- The International store of the year

 
 
 
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FIVE GREAT GROCERY CONCEPTS IN TORONTO

Canadian Grocer, April 27, 2017 

From Nutella Cafés to cheese walls, here’s what some of the city’s stores have to offer...click link to read more.

 
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EUROSHOP RETAIL DESIGN AWARDS 2016 FINALIST

We are pleased to announce that our recent project for the first rebrand of the Market by Longo's at the Imperial Plaza building, Toronto, Canada has been shortlisted

 
 
 
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GOING TO MARKET

VMSD, April 27, 2016 

With its new concept, Canadian food retailer Longo’s shows there’s more to grocery design than aisles, checkout counters and endless shelvesr...click link to read more.

 
 
 
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CANADA

Retail design blog, June 2016

Ampersand Studio evolved the well-known Longo’s brand to give it a twist for an urban audience....click link to read more.

 
 
 
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DESIGN SHOWCASE:THE MARKET AT LONGO'S BRINGS GROCERY STORE TO HISTORIC BUILDING

Retail Design World, November 2015

Canadian chain The Market by Longo’s has relaunched with an entirely new design and strategy, developed by Ampersand Studio...click link to read more.

 

 
 
 
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WHATS ON YOUR WALL

Canadian Grocer, November 2015

In a fancy food world, boring beige walls no longer cut it with shoppers. For stores looking to excite, a little artistic air can go a long way ...click link to read more.

 
 
 
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INSIDE LONGO’S IMPRESSIVE NEW IMPERIAL PLAZA LOCATION

Retail Insider, November 2015

Toronto-based grocery retailer Longo's has opened an impressive 8,500 square foot 'Market by Longo's' store at Imperial Plaza on St. Clair Avenue, between Yonge Street and Avenue Road. The beautiful store features 24-foot ceilings and is located at the base of an iconic former office building that was recently repurposed for upscale condominium residences.

 

 
 
 
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SNEAK PEEK: LONGO'S OPENS AT HISTORIC IMPERIAL PLAZA

BISNOW, September  2015

Longo’s launches its latest urban-format store tomorrow at Imperial Plaza on St. Clair Avenue W, joining the LCBO in the lobby of one of TO's most iconic modernist office towers (just converted to a condo)....click link to read more.