Image: GDI
Events

70th International Retail Summit /// September 10 – 11, 2020 /// Zurich, Switzerland

Urban Retail 2030: Embracing the Next Normal After the Crisis

The future has caught up with retail: shopping online, avoiding shops, paying contactlessly, and consuming better and differently are no longer things that people will do “sometime in the future”. They are doing them now. The Covid-19 pandemic is a time machine for retail.

Cities are feeling this particularly strongly. Boutiques remain closed, department stores are disappearing, and gastronomy options are in short supply. The symbiosis of retail and urban life is changing. To remain attractive and profitable, a new mix of offers is needed. Social distancing, the delivery economy and the return of urban production will be the key factors.

The 70th International Retail Summit will address questions, such as:

  • An urban lifestyle needs retail, and shopping needs passers-by. Or do they?
  • Prestige buildings vs. container shops: is the rise of small formats unstoppable?
  • Vans, couriers, robots and drones: how do we get the last mile under control?
  • Where does retail still have control over its customers? Which touchpoints will remain in the customer journey?
  • How do you lead the new heroes on the sales floor, and those who are working from home?
  • What will remain after the crisis, and what is only temporary?

Info and sign-up: 70th International Retail Summit

Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Events MORE

MK Illumination, umdasch The Store Makers and Bartenbach present „Out of the dark–into the light” /// April 23, 2021 /// online

In this exciting webinar on April 23, 2021 at 10am., participants gain fascinating insights on innovative lighting installations for retail.

Completely Retail Marketplace /// September 28, 2021 /// London, UK

Completely Retail Marketplace and Revo come together to reconnect the retail property industry in 2021.

PRCH Retail Awards Gala /// November 5, 2020 /// Online

The biggest event for the commercial real estate industry in Poland starts on November 5. The 11th edition of the independent, expert contest of the Polish Council of Shopping Centres will be topped with the final Gala, during which the winners will be announced. The best projects from over a hundred submitted applications will be awarded during the event.

Shopping Center- & Commercial Real Estate Forum Switzerland /// September 2, 2021 /// Zurich, Suisse

On September 2, 2021 the largest and most important conference for shopping centers, commercial real estate and commerce in Switzerland is again taking place in the popular Radisson Blu Hotel at the Zurich Airport in this, its fourteenth year.

MIPIM /// September 7-8, 2021 /// Cannes, France

Reed Midem announced that Mipim in Cannes will take place on September 7 & 8, 2021 due to the pandemic.

Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld /// April 20, 2021 /// Digital

The Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld trade fairs will be held as a joint event under the name International Consumer Goods Show – Special Edition on 20 April 2021 as a one-off. This live event will be supplemented by targeted digital offerings from the Consumer Goods Digital Days. Due to the merger, the new date and the hybrid character of the event, new business-enhancing synergy effects for the entire industry will result under the current pandemic conditions.