Author Archives: Anna Doplmayr

Special Issue “Going Forward!”

Dear Reader, I am very pleased to present you the latest ACROSS ONLINE SPECIAL. This time, we are focusing on what I consider to be a highly interesting topic: What impact does the Covid situation have on food retailing? Exciting findings that … Continue reading

Castellana Properties to invest €15.6 million in expanding its food and leisure offering at Los Arcos

This plan includes the addition of a new leisure and dining area at Los Arcos with 12 new brands, keeping the shopping centre ahead of the curve with a more diverse retail mix, and further consolidating its position as the … Continue reading

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Finally a new date for Mapic Italy

According to the event’s organizers, the retail property market has shown its resilience in these turbulent times and is now ready to restart and respond to a new world, with new perspectives and new business models. With that in mind, … Continue reading

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Legal & General reimagines retail

LGIM (Legal & General Investment Management) Real Assets has launched its blueprint for the high street of the future, kick-starting today with a new curated shopping street, ‘KINGLAND’, championing the best local independents and SME’s in Poole, Dorset. Alongside non-essential … Continue reading

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Mapic Italy /// September 14 – 15, 2021 /// Superstudio Maxi in Milan, Italy

According to the event’s organizers, the retail property market has shown its resilience in these turbulent times and is now ready to restart and respond to a new world, with new perspectives and new business models. With that in mind, … Continue reading

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Going Forward! Europe’s food retail sector in the corona-year 2020: the storm of the century

The wind is blowing alternately from all directions. Leading to sales increases, sales slumps, and sales shifts in the double-digit percentage range. The ex- tent of these changes, both positive and negative, is high- ly unusual for an industry that … Continue reading

Challenging Times for Leasing Departments

ACROSS: The coronavirus has had a firm grip on all of us for over a year now. It has hit the brick-and-mortar retail sector particularly hard, especially the non-food segment. The Click & Meet concept has recently been introduced in … Continue reading

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Mallson Polska acquires the EMPIK chain to C.H. Sekunda in Jędrzejów, Poland

Empik is the largest sales network for culture and entertainment products in Poland and a leader in publishing categories (book, music, film). It is one of the most recognizable and popular Polish brands. It focuses on the passions and interests … Continue reading

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The exhibition of painter Velimir Ilišević opened in Galerija Belgrade

The Painter Velimir Ilišević lives and works in Switzerland and Berlin, and his paintings have been exhibited in prestigious galleries and institutions around the world. At the exhibition in Galerija Belgrade, visitors can enjoy his artworks created over the past … Continue reading

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John Lewis Partnership appoints Nish Kankiwala to board

Nish brings 40 years’ experience in retail and consumer brands such as PepsiCo, Unilever and Burger King. He is currently the Chief Executive of Hovis, a business with over 130 years of heritage. Nish started his career at Unilever in … Continue reading

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AmRest Holdings SE: Luis Comas appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer

Luis Comas joined AmRest in July 2020 as President of La Tagliatella, a flagship brand owned by AmRest, and later adding Bacoa, another equity brand, to his portfolio. He has over 30 years of experience in the retail and restaurant … Continue reading

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Food retailers in their own words

Paul Klotz | Board Director of Spar A bit of normality thanks to unbroken marketing policy “All Spar organizations under the Aspiag umbrella are an essential part of the critical infrastructure in their respective countries. With our Spar, Despar, Europspar, … Continue reading

McArthurGlen Opens Doors to Major £160 Million Shopping Destination Near Birmingham

The arrival of the landmark centre is a significant moment for McArthurGlen as it marks the group’s first UK opening in over 20 years, as well as a return to the market where it introduced the concept of designer outlet … Continue reading

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Responding to the pandemic’s impact

Malls have always needed to prioritize the health and well-being of occupants and shoppers. Now they are looking at technologies to enhance shopper experience while providing those assurances. PropTech is being adopted on a rapid scale to support both the … Continue reading

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

Webinar in German language. Click here for more info and to register:

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Webinar tip: MK Illumination, umdasch The Store Makers and Bartenbach present „Out of the dark–into the light”

Webinar in German language. Click here for more info and to register:

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ECSP Hosts First Members Assembly, Announces New Executive Board

During the Members Assembly, the Executive Board was elected. The Board is composed as follows: For the Founding Members: Roberto Limetti, representing the Italian Council of Shopping Places (CNCC Italia) Joanna Fisher, representing ECE Christoph Andexlinger, representing SES Spar Joao … Continue reading

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Neighborhood centers in Moscow’s suburbs see recovery in footfall

ADG currently operates seven centers, with a further 23 under construction. The group is actively leading the way with major trends by using efficient tools to give people the opportunity to meet, dine, access entertainment and shop in proximity to … Continue reading

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Realm banks on F&B occupier growth with key appointment

With over 20 years’ experience working in retail and leisure leasing Caroline has previously held positions at Intu Properties as a leasing manager and Colliers International, where she acted for retailers on expansion programmes and shopping centre leasing initiatives for … Continue reading

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redos buys Äppelallee-Center retail warehouse in Wiesbaden, Germany

The special AIF “Redos Einzelhandel Deutschland III” invests in well-positioned retail warehouses and hybrid shopping centers with economic development potential across Germany. The fund was launched in 2019 by redos and Union Investment. The latter raised the necessary equity from … Continue reading

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