Category Archives: Thomas

Knowledge is Power

Reflecting on my experience over the past month and a half interning at 5 Star Plus Retail Design, I found traits such as self-confidence, networking, and punctuality to be skills I thrived and excelled in.   I do not mean to … Continue reading

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Challenges, Highlights and Accomplishments: Intern at 5 Star Plus Retail Plus

During my second week at 5 Star Plus Retail Design, my boss Cecila approached me and said, “Thomas, I need you to create a presentation incorporating research, ideas and concepts regarding UGG (a client we were working for at the … Continue reading

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The Future: A Story Unwritten

Retail as an industry is entering uncharted territories. With the current rapidly- evolving advancements in technology, people are beginning to conduct more purchases through e-commerce and m-commerce and less through brick-and-mortar stores. Factors such as convenience, cheaper prices and the … Continue reading

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The Fortress

I like to think of the individuals forming 5 Star Plus Retail Design in the same aspect of a fortress. A fortress on its own is piles of stones mashed together and lathered in a paste concoction with the intent … Continue reading

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Goals Goals Goals!

Being an intern at 5 Star Plus Retail Design is unique in the aspect that we operate as a unit. Regardless of your title, you might find yourself doing research for the design team, creating PowerPoint presentations for your supervisors … Continue reading

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Who is 5 Star Plus Retail Design?

5 Star Plus Retail Design, the company I call home for the next six weeks while in Beijing is an interior design company specializing in the branded design of luxury and high-end brands. Interior design is similar to the art … Continue reading

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Life as an Intern at Five Star Plus Retail Design

Nearing the end of my first week as a marketing intern at Five Star Plus Retail design, feelings of excitement, accomplishment, self-doubt/nervousness and calmness are encompassing my mind as I reflect on this experience. I believe the excitement factor and … Continue reading

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