Every year Retail Week scours the globe to find the best-designed stores that stand head and shoulders above the rest, and 2017’s list is no different.

Click here to see the list in full.

Store design is a tricky thing, as all too often one person’s interior marvel is another’s unreconstructed mess.

That said, there are a number of stores on this year’s list that are simply ‘must-see’.

Those that have been selected for inclusion are the best in class, and while it is likely that some may disagree about one or two of the choices that have been made, they all demonstrate great store design.

Click on the stores below to find out more…

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As ever, feedback is appreciated and if you find yourself thinking of any alternatives, it would be good to hear from you in the comments section.

Long read: The best stores in the world, by design
Click here to read the list in full.