Monthly Archives: August 2016

“Seamless Leisure – Seems More”

ACROSS: For our readers, could you give a sketch of theleisureway profile? GASTÓN GAITÁN: Sure, we are complete leisure solution providers with a profound, hard-earned understanding of commercial environments. theleisureway (TLW) is a cutting-edge company combining the power of consultancy, … Continue reading

Development of Retail Parks Accelerates throughout Europe

Interest in retail parks is increasing significantly within Europe, Cushman & Wakefield’s “European Retail Park Development Report” has revealed. It states that, by the end of this year, 1.3 million sq m of new retail space will be added in … Continue reading

Hungary abolishes Sunday shopping ban

BY GYULA GYALAY-KORPOS The official reasoning was that the customers—mainly working women with families—could not get used to the Sunday shopping ban and it was a topic of annoyed discussions even one year after its introduction. The other reason could … Continue reading

About the new tax on retail sales in Poland

BY PIOTR LISS In its final version, the tax-free amount was set at PLN 17 million (€4 million) monthly, which is PLN 204 million annually. Above this amount, chains will be obliged pay 0.8% up to a revenue of PLN … Continue reading

Why our relationship with US retailers continues

BY DAVID HARPER Some cannot get past issues around store sizes, rents, and business rates and others don’t quite match product or price to a European audience, while the few that get it right the first time develop a huge … Continue reading

New architectural trends for shopping centers

BY JORGE MORGADINHO In mature geographies with a high level of competition such as the European market, consumers are increasingly searching for challenges and enticements that match the new trends they see, yearn for, and experience by means of all … Continue reading