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Mintel articles: Original Unverpackt, Mühle flagship and Weleda’s Bikini pop-up

Here are three of my Berlin Cityscape articles from last winter – the opening of Original Unverpackt, Berlin’s first supermarket to sell groceries without packaging (read the article here), the new Berlin flagship of German premium shaving brand Mühle (the article is available here) and organic beauty brand Weleda’s recent pop-up store in the Bikini concept mall (for the article, click here). Enjoy but, as always, please respect the copyright!

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Store Profile: Original Unverpackt in Kreuzberg, Berlin

Last autumn an unusual store opened here in Berlin: Original Unverpackt (lit. “originally unpackaged”) is the city’s first supermarket to sell groceries without packaging and in bulk. OU’s founders Milena Glimbovski and Sara Wolf raised the money for their project via crowdfunding which ensured a lively debate in the German media about packaging waste, recycling and food wastage, long before the store even opened.

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