April 2021

Plans to deliver the long-awaited transformational mixed-use destination in Coventry city centre (London) have been unanimously approved by Coventry City Council. Shearer Property Group, the developer on the project, first revealed its outline plans to the wider public in June 2020, which have already secured £98m in funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority.

“Many operators can still look to outlet as a strong, robust proposition for trialing their products, clearing old stock, accessing high levels of footfall and testing multi-channel retailing in attractive locations.”

HMSHost International continues to expand its footprint in the Middle East with the announcement of a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a Joint Venture with Qatar Airways, Skytrax-rated Best Carrier worldwide. The MOU prefaces a new partnership between the two industry titans, setting the stage for the elevation of the food & beverage offering for Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar in 2021.

The first Delta Planet shopping mall in Serbia extends for 40.000 square meters, has two floors and 850 parking spots for visitors and was built in only 14 months. Visitors will have shops of leading fashion brands, many restaurants and cafés, bookshops, home décor shops and a special attraction in the form of the most modern cinema with 5 auditoriums at their disposal.

Dynamic development of the new Acteeum and Leroy Merlin project – the largest shopping complex in the Koszalin region – attracts well-known brands. Among them the most notable will be Leroy Merlin, Lidl, Agata Meble and LPP group stores – House, Cropp and Sinsay. The growing group of tenants expands hand in hand with the rapid progress of works aimed at commencing the construction of the project, which is expected in the second half of this year.

The concept of retail parks during the pandemic has become especially popular among local residents, because thanks to the large areas, good location and separate access to shops, you can safely combine pleasant and useful things – shopping, working and spending free time.

Queensberry has announced its signing of leading luxury fashion brand Flannels as the latest name set to join The Glass Works in Barnsley, ahead of its launch later this year. Construction on the final phase of The Glass Works has continued effectively in line with government guidelines and works are on track for completion in September.

The Fashion Pact is an international association of more than 70 famous companies from the fashion and textile industry. It represents over 200 of the leading global brands and one third of the fashion industry. All signatories have committed to the joint implementation of important environmental goals: the mitigation of climate change, the restoration of biodiversity and the protection of the oceans. umdasch The Store Makers has been a member of this prestigious coalition since 2021.

The first test stations open at 22 MEC locations in twelve federal states, with more to follow. In addition to the luca app and hygiene measures, the greatest possible protection when shopping is possible.

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