June 11, 2015

Head of Representation Expansion at Decathlon Germany Ludger Niemann explains in an interview with ACROSS that the company is currently focusing on Germany, Turkey, and the BRIC countries. The business concept works better in power centers with good transport connections than in shopping centers.

Wuppertal, a city of around 350,000 inhabitants, is getting an outlet center. It will be the largest in Germany. The investment amounts to €120 million.

The last twelve months have been incredibly active in the retail business at Land Securities and this has been driven by a strategy that has completely transformed our retail portfolio by focusing on schemes that deliver dominance, experience, and convenience in their respective catchments. This transformation is best demonstrated with an in-depth look at the drivers of success that consumers and retail brands have responded to. This has ultimately resulted in having a retail portfolio that is made up of fewer properties overall, but a higher number of bigger, better, flagship centers located in prime shopping locations.

The Polish Council of Shopping Centers and Toolbox Marketing teamed up for a social media benchmarking project.

The “Yas Mall” in Abu Dhabi boasts around 230,000 sq m of GLA. The emirate’s largest retail and entertainment center scores not only with its size, but also with its sustainability.

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