Ahead of launching its third product, Nothing announces a brick-and-mortar store • TechCrunch

Nothing immediately introduced the upcoming launch of a brick-and-mortar retail retailer in London’s Soho district. The shop will, in fact, carry Nothing. In a much less literal sense, one wonders exactly what the shop will carry, on condition that the {hardware} startup has formally launched two merchandise, with a 3rd being revealed quickly.

GM Ryan Latham says in a launch, “Opening our first retailer within the UK is a large milestone for Nothing. Following the profitable launch of Ear (1) and Cellphone (1), it’s the proper time to shake issues up once more and provide our neighborhood an area the place they will interact with one another and our merchandise. To do that in our residence market, within the coronary heart of Soho — the house of revolutionary design — makes good sense.”

Latham additionally notes that the store will probably be down the highway from a Supreme retailer, which definitely speaks to founder Carl Pei’s imaginative and prescient of making an organization that’s as a lot trend as it’s client tech. And talking from expertise entering into boutiques in New York’s personal Soho, I can attest to the truth that the nearly empty luxurious storefront is definitely a factor.

The corporate can also be, fittingly, enjoying on the type of synthetic shortage product launch that has been a driving pressure in sneaker tradition. Particularly, the shop will make obtainable 100 numbered Ear (stick)s — nonetheless determining the correct pluralization there; Ears (stick) or Ear (sticks), maybe? — the upcoming headphone product Nothing has been teasing out for a number of months now. Non-numbered variations of the product will even be obtainable.

An indication within the retailer’s window that includes a blown up Ear (stick) notes that it’ll open “earlier than Christmas.”

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