Monthly Archives: July 2015

Moscow now outstrips Paris in shopping center supply

The first half of the year was marked by a high level of shopping center completions – about 342,000 sq m entered the Moscow market, exceeding the record set in the first half of 2014 by 41%. According to JLL, … Continue reading

“We go with the local market leader”

ACROSS: Please paint a short company portrait of El Ganso for us. CARLOS ROMERO: El Ganso is a family business founded by the brothers Álvaro and Clemente Cebrián in 2004. The two had discovered a niche in the Spanish market. … Continue reading

Outlets: seizing opportunities for growth

BY CAROLINE LAMY 2014 was the quietest year for new outlet centers since 1996 and hence Magdus & FSP explained in the first presentations how healthy the outlet industry was in 2015 and which growth opportunities existed in the European … Continue reading

Reaching for the stars

What was previously only known in the hotel industry is now available for shopping lovers at SCS near Vienna: The Mall and its 330 stores have recently been awarded four stars. The quality seal inspired by the hotel industry includes … Continue reading

Sustainability is a business reality that creates shared values

BY ELSA MONTEIRO Nowadays many companies focus on the economic return of sustainable business strategies and consider efficiency strategies a competitive advantage. Sustainable business approaches now play a major role from customer perception up to financial returns. As a consequence … Continue reading

€730 million deal in the Netherlands

On June 24, Wereldhave N.V. took an important step in its Dutch market and a major leap in realizing its strategy of becoming the leading specialist in mid-sized shopping centers in northwestern Continental Europe. The company announced that it has … Continue reading

The benefits of customer engagement programs

BY BEN CHESSER Over the past decade, outlets and shopping centers have seen a shift, from simply renting space to shops, to being creators of shopping experiences; as a result, shoppers have come to expect more from their visits. The … Continue reading

On course for growth

Sonae Sierra recorded a net profit of €12.6 million in the first quarter of this year. This represents an increase of 7% compared to the result of €11.8 million in the same period last year. In addition to the significant … Continue reading

GfK study on retail conditions in 32 European countries

The study can now be obtained as  eMagazine or as PDF Download. Purchasing power A total of approximately €7.75 trillion was available to consumers in the EU-28 countries in 2014 for spending and saving. This corresponds to a per-capita purchasing … Continue reading