Recreational Marijuana and the Special Permitting Process in Massachusetts

While the road to the legalization of recreational marijuana was a long one, it was signed into effect in July 2017. Now run and regulated by the Cannabis Control Commission, cannabis companies are required to go through a strict process with not only the Commission, but each City or Town in which the establishment will reside.

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How Digitally Native Brands are Reshaping Brick-And-Mortar: SPECS Show 2019

The term Retail Apocalypse has surrounded brick-and-mortar retail over the last decade following the bankruptcies and closings of several large North American department stores and retailers. While traditional retailers are facing an “apocalypse,” there is a revolution with digitally native brands into physical retail spaces.

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Turning Retail on its Head

The Retail Design Institute’s Boston Retail Guide 2018 Launch Party was held at the Trunk Club ClubHouse, located at 501 Boylston Street in Boston. In attending, not only did we get the chance to understand the ins and outs of the most beautiful retail stores in and around the Back Bay, but we got the full download to the Trunk Club and their Boston Clubhouse.

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Innovating the Classroom

Traditional university classrooms with rows of desks and a podium are quickly becoming outdated. Generation Z is demanding innovation and the first place they want it is in the classroom. These incoming students understand that some of the most valuable learning takes place outside the classroom, so why can’t we redesign it and change this perspective?

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The New College Campus

As colleges and universities adapt online learning as a larger component of their on-campus curriculum, versus a traditionally secondary component to higher education, it’s beginning to impact campus design and structure. In the past, to be competitive as an institution in higher ed, you had to be constantly expanding your physical campus, your on-campus staff and courses offered, and extracurricular student experiences.

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