Daily Archives: March 20, 2019

Alain Caparros steps down as CEO of C&A Europe for health reasons

“I am passionate about C&A, its customers and its people. I remain deeply committed to the mission I started two years ago. However, after my heart attack last year, I find myself unable to give the intensity that I expect … Continue reading

Study from Deloitte | Global Powers of Retailing 2019

With total revenues of USD 4.53 trillion, the top 250 retailers posted a respectable 5.7% growth in revenues in fiscal year 2017. According to the study, however, the global economy is at a turning point. In 2018, growth in important … Continue reading

Muji Expands into Switzerland – First store at Glattzentrum

The retail chain has announced that it will open its first store at Glattzentrum in Zurich. In 1980, Muji was launched as the private label of the Japanese Seibu department store chain. Three years later, the first branch was opened … Continue reading

PWC: Customers Want Better Retail Service

Three quarters of consumers want friendly, attentive, and present salespeople. However, 59 percent of customers reported that they had to proactively approach sales staff for information when they made their last purchases. Only 38 percent of salespeople were able to … Continue reading

New The Outlet Novaya Riga in Moscow

The scheme will be the third outlet in Russia under the management of Hines. The Outlet Novaya Riga will differ from the other outlet-format shopping malls in the country not only in its pool of tenants, but also in its … Continue reading

New Wave of Restaurants at Icon Outlet

Taking the total number of bars and restaurants under the tented roof of The O2 to 34, the best vegan, street food, and international restaurants will be opening this spring, including by Chloe., Hai Di Lao, Hook, Beer + Burger, … Continue reading

New CEO at TriGranit

After 18 years with TriGranit, and most recently as CEO, Mr Török leaves the company to pursue new opportunities outside the corporation; the Board thanks him for his long-term commitment to the firm. Eric Assimakopoulos, Chairman of the Board, is … Continue reading

Boostcom acquires iColumn

“We help shopping centers deliver an increasing share of revenue from digital. We want shopping centers to experience that digital is not only a marketing channel. It is a revenue channel. Instead of feeling challenged by e-commerce, they can push … Continue reading