Monthly Archives: July 2019

Capitol Park Kutina opens in October

Capitol Park Kutina, opening in October 2019, will see the reconstruction of a previous Super Konzum building near the city center to become a new shopping destination for the more than 13,000 residents of Kutina. The 2,000 sq m Capitol Park … Continue reading

A new ambition for Better Places 2030, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s CSR strategy

With this strategy, the Group became the first listed real estate company to address, in addition to its own direct emissions, the various indirect emissions resulting from construction works, tenant energy consumption and transportation of visitors to access its assets. … Continue reading

CACI research reveals brands need physical stores to drive online sales

According to the research, retailers that do not maintain a bricks and mortar store in a catchment alongside a transactional website typically experience 50% lower online sales compared to those retailers that do have a physical presence. By analysing data … Continue reading

First phase of Wembley Park market launches with eclectic brand mix

The first phase of Wembley Park Market launched with an emphasis on local makers and eco-friendly retail, with seven independent, creative retailers taking space. The 4,000 sq ft Market is located in the heart of Wembley Park, the £3bn urban … Continue reading

Hyprop’s the Mall of Sofia 12000 sq m extension complete

In line with Hyprop’s strategy to own shopping centers that dominate in terms of size, the extension will add 40 new stores, an increase from 182 to 222, making it the second largest shopping center in Bulgaria at 62 000 sq … Continue reading

Designer Outlet Zaragoza appoints Rossy de Palma as brand ambassador

Designer Outlet Zaragoza will be the new shopping destination, a meeting point for families and friends and part of an innovative shopping and entertainment complex with more than 70,000 sq m gross lettable area. The Designer Outlet Zaragoza invited representatives … Continue reading

NEINVER reports 8% sales growth across its outlet portfolio in H1 2019

“Our outlet portfolio has shown a strong performance during the first half of the year in all the markets in which we operate,” said Carlos González, Neinver’s Managing Director. “In addition to intensive brand and retail management, our growth strategy … Continue reading

The Ten Commandments

1st Commandment: You Shall Be authentic and Unique! The European shopping center industry is going–to use a Chinese proverb–trough interesting times. Retail is changing more significantly than ever before, as an almost saturated market is under further pressure from the … Continue reading

The Future Began Yesterday

By Thomas Seikmann The development towards an entirely new world will exponentially increase in speed in a very short period of time and will present us with the most far-reaching changes in history. In the past, this was always the … Continue reading

Seven Dials ups the pace with Fashercise debut

Headed by solo female entrepreneur, Alexandra Vanthournout, the debut location in Seven Dials will stock a range of sought-after inclusive activewear. With leading brands such as Khloe Kardashian’s Good American, the store will utilise on-trend Klarna’s flexible payment system. Beginning … Continue reading

Butcher and the Farmer announces international debut at the O2

The brand will join the expanding range of restaurants sitting alongside London’s premium outlet shopping destination, ICON Outlet at The O2. In addition, international bubble tea operator CoCo, is taking a unit whilst luxury gelato brand, Snowflake, has also signed … Continue reading

New collaboration in city marketing: Fünf Höfe x Filmfest München

The Filmfest München takes place in 2019 for the 37th time, and has established itself as a major event. This year, Fünf Höfe – which has also been an institution in Munich for 16 years – has a new, important … Continue reading

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield completes modernizations at Centro

Coca-Cola Oase was already one of the most successful food courts in Europe. In the course of the reconstruction, the area was enlarged and the attractivity was increased. From now on there will be a total of 1,300 seats and … Continue reading

Prešov’s Eperia is one of the world’s TOP 6 greenest shopping centers

This J&T Real Estate (JTRE) project has been awarded the prestigious BREEAM Excellent certificate at the most recent BREEAM International New Construction 2016. It has therefore become only one of six shopping malls in the world to receive such a … Continue reading

Matthijs Storm appointed as CEO of Wereldhave

The Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders (EGM) of Wereldhave N.V., approved the appointment of Mr. Matthijs Storm as Statutory Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wereldhave N.V. Matthijs Storm is an internationally experienced real estate professional with extensive … Continue reading

Outlet Center in Selb is going from strength to strength

In the new outlet center in Selb, champagne corks are currently popping at regular intervals. As announced, new shops are continuously opening in the kiln hall of the former Heinrich porcelain factory. The latest addition is “Möve” – the traditional … Continue reading

Sonae Sierra leads the way on new mobility trends through partnerships on Portuguese Market

Sonae Sierra is proactively embracing the new disruptive forces that are transforming the mobility ecosystem. From new players in the value chain, until new business models and collaboration between providers, Sonae Sierra has a strong roadmap of initiatives already deployed … Continue reading

Expanded partnership between McArthurGlen and HMSHost leads to openings in new designer outlets in the UK

At McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford, located near London, HMSHost will open Comptoir Libanais, and it brings more than just the taste of Lebanese cuisine. As well as the lovingly replicated decor, it brings a warm Middle-Eastern hospitality and way of … Continue reading

Fruitisimo reaches 80 stores: Thirsty for further expansion

The recent Hungarian expansion follows a successful multi-franchise deal with Shell in Czech Republic, which has led the company to pursue further multi-franchise deals with local operators across Europe. According to Fruitisimo founder and CEO, Jan Hummel, the Hungarian market … Continue reading

Trio of independent brands sign up for new space at Elephant Park

Two of the brands, The Tap In and Dima Beautiful, are opening their first permanent bricks and mortar sites at Elephant Park, a £2.3bn regeneration project being delivered by Lendlease and Southwark Council. The Tap In is a brand-new concept from the founders of … Continue reading