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Center Management
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A Breath of Fresh Air at Westgate Shopping City

A change in ownership has taken place at the mall in Zagreb, Croatia. Denis Cupic, Head of Asset Management, comments on the background as well as the effects on tenants and customers.

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The Footfall Creator

Holistic consulting and servicing of retail real estate is becoming increasingly important in the industry. The Austrian Centerprise Group has dedicated itself precisely to this purpose, even beyond national borders.

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„Security is not a taboo subject“

A new collaboration with SES promotes cooperation between Austrian police and retail. Shopping centers in general are focusing more and more on security.

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Delightfully epicurean Portugal

Food services and drinks represent more than 70% of retail investment in this southern European country.

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Starting a new life with a new name

The “Freeport Outlets” have become “Affinity Outlets”, “Puerto Venecia” is now called “intu Puerto Venecia”. These are just two current examples that show that retail properties are regularly rebranding themselves.

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Developers continue to push pop-up spaces

With these spaces, they give online brands the opportunity to launch a test balloon and find their footing in stationary retail. But also car companies like Tesla and Volvo work with this retail format.

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Riding the wave

Indoor surfing and shopping seem to be perfectly suited to one another.

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Trampolines are coming

Shopping without leisure is about to become a thing of the past. But how do visitors want to entertain themselves? The increasingly frequent answer is jumping and bouncing, apparently.

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MK Illumination Special: Enlightening Your Vision

With today’s consumer looking for the 'experience', shopping centers can tap into emotions through attractive lighting displays and decorations that tell stories and actively engage them.

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On the rooftop

The world's first modular hotel on top of a shopping center is built in Berlin.

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In the name of security

As a response to past years’ incidents and to meet the rapid changes of risks that are affecting the industry’s security landscape, the Nordic Council of Shopping Centers (NCSC) recently released a “Guide to Shopping Center Risk and Security”.

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„Sports events are always attractive“

In her role as PR & Marketing Manager of Eurovea, Olga Hammer relies heavily on events. One reason is that as a result of exceptional and meaningful leisure activities, people are more willing to accept Eurovea as a "good neighbor".

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The Yin and Yang of Shopping Centers

The way malls co-exist with their immediate surroundings is currently undergoing a fundamental structural change–on a multitude of levels.

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The leisure formula

In every article that I read, in every discussion that I have, and in every forum that I attend, everyone continuously repeats that the times of those traditional concrete boxes full of standardized shops are over.

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Increased appetite in Sweden

Grosvenor Europe knows that, with the rise of e-commerce, it is essential to provide a full shopping, leisure, and dining experience to meet guests’ needs. They are thus implementing appropriate measures - for example in Sweden.

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THE “FULL SERVICE” CIRCLE…

Most people who have worked in the hospitality industry understand the “full service” circle. This describes how we have to work hard for our guests to provide them with exactly what they want, whether in a restaurant, bar, or hotel, by working as a team.

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Place changers

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Do you know your customers?

How Big Data, mobile devices and social media revolutionize traditional customer retention management.

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Big data and new metrics in shopping centers

Visitor traffic and sales are now insufficient for understanding a shopping center’s evolution. New metrics now prevail: tools that allow us to know more about our visitors and their behavior, such as how they interact with our brands and with other competing centers. Such insights are key in an environment of global economic digitalization.

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The Leisure Mosaic

It’s cooler here than in the square and the square has been left quiet by August, as the beach has become the destination. I confess, it’s the shade that brought me in.