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25 Confectionery Retail Innovations

From Alternative Candy Stores to Whimsical Creamery Parlors

— January 26, 2017 — Business
These confectionery retail innovations range from alternative candy stores to whimsical ice cream parlors. Marrying fun flavors with decor that is equally as bold, these examples range from minimalist to quirky spaces that are inviting to those seeking to satisfy their sweet tooth.

When looking at notable brand activations, standouts include Cadbury's holiday chocolate grotto which surprised fans before Christmas along with the brand's creme egg cafe that served up a menu inspired by the popular Easter treat. Another standout is KitKat's candy-themed museum activation that recounts the history of the iconic brand, while spotlighting some of its most unique flavor combinations.

Stark bakeries, chocolate factory retailers and experimental dessert popups round off this list and boast memorable design details like sculptural merchandising displays and interactive elements for visitors to enjoy.
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LEGO-Decorated Cheese Bakeries
LEGO-Decorated Cheese Bakeries
This Bakery Sells Traditional Japanese Food Products
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Whimsical Family Tea Parties
Whimsical Family Tea Parties
The Sanderson Hotel Turns Afternoon Tea into a Kid-Friendly Affair
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23
Cinematic Anime Bakeries
Cinematic Anime Bakeries
The Animated Kiki's Bakery is Brought to Life with a Location in Japan
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Jewelry-Themed High Tea Experiences
Jewelry-Themed High Tea Experiences
The Peninsula Hotel Offers a Tiffany & Co. Tea Service
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Pristine Bakery Courtyards
Pristine Bakery Courtyards
Bread and Butter Bakery is a Serene Space in Hong Kong
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Hazelnut Spread Pop-Ups
Hazelnut Spread Pop-Ups
This Temporary Nutella Store Offered Personalized Jars for Consumers
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Alternative Candy Shops
Alternative Candy Shops
'Sweet Addictions Candy' Sells Foreign and Rare Confectioneries
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Stark Chocolate Shops
Stark Chocolate Shops
The Mast Brothers Chocolaterie is a Blank Canvas for Displays
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Confectionery Retail Experiences
Confectionery Retail Experiences
The Noosa Chocolate Factory is Located in Brisbane
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Experimental Dessert Pop-Ups
Experimental Dessert Pop-Ups
The Drawing Room is a Bakery and Bar that Roams New York City
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Iconic Candy-Themed Cafes
Iconic Candy-Themed Cafes
The 'Cadbury Creme Egg Cafe' Celebrates a Beloved Easter Treat
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Modern Monochrome Bakeries
Modern Monochrome Bakeries
This Modern Patisserie Offers Dynamic High-End Desserts
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Branded Chocolate Museums
Branded Chocolate Museums
Tokyo's Kit Kat Museum Explores Confections from 1973 to Present
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Minimalist Dessert Bars
Minimalist Dessert Bars
Las Vegas' 'Sweets Raku' Serves Up Delicate Japanese Desserts
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Minimalist Yogurt Shops
Minimalist Yogurt Shops
The Le Pur Pop-Up Shop Boasts a Clean and Fresh Design
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DIY Donut Shops
DIY Donut Shops
Los Angeles' 'Donut Friend Lets Customers Design Their Own Donut Sandwich
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Contemporary Sweet Shops
Contemporary Sweet Shops
This Candy Store Has an Appealing, Modern Aesthetic
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Blackout Hybrid Cafe Branding
Blackout Hybrid Cafe Branding
The Branding for Nord is Targeted at Discerning Millennial Consumers
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Whimsical Creamery Parlours
Whimsical Creamery Parlours
Dondurma Dükkanı's Ice-Cream Shop Offers a Feminine Nod to Diners
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Mobile Double Decker Cafes
Mobile Double Decker Cafes
London's 'B Bakery' Offers an Afternoon Tea Bus Tour
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Artistic Patisserie Branding
Artistic Patisserie Branding
This Swiss Patisserie Boasts Bold and Attractive Pastry Branding
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Pastel-Hued Textured Patisseries
Pastel-Hued Textured Patisseries
This Spanish Patisserie Boasts a Mesmerizing Ceiling
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Beauty Branded Tea Parties
Beauty Branded Tea Parties
Benefit Cosmetics Created an Activation Around a British Tradition
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Charming Rustic Patisseries
Charming Rustic Patisseries
This Perth Bakery Features a Rustic Design and Quality Menu
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Festive Chocolate-Covered Pop-Ups
Festive Chocolate-Covered Pop-Ups
The Cadbury Christmas Grotto is Part of Its UK Advent Tour
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