ACROSS | The European Retail Real Estate Magazine

Opinion
by ACROSS EDITOR

OUTLOOK 2018 - “SUBSTANTIAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND CHANGING SHOPPING PATTERNS”

From “A” as in “Apsys” to “U” as in “Unibail-Rodamco Germany”: Representatives of 27 companies of the European real estate industry venture a glimpse into the industry’s near future.

by ACROSS EDITOR

Thomas Mark joins ACROSS Advisory Board

The ACROSS Advisory Board is happy to announce its latest addition and welcomes Thomas Mark as its new member.

BY MARRIT LANING

Polarisation and volatility in cities and high-streets demand us to be specialists

Relentless cost cutting and highly flexible supply chains, sensitive to every change in the whims of consumer taste, are the stock in trade of today’s successful value fashion retailer on the unforgiving battlefield of Europe’s High Streets. At the other end of the spectrum, luxury brands deliver experiences that are more akin to theatre and TV commercials than the stores of times past.

BY JOY FAN

In the Clash Between Brick-and-Mortar and Click-and-Order, Popups Are the Happy Compromise

Between eBay, Etsy and Amazon, it’s getting harder and harder to ignore the writing on the wall - online retail is here to stay, and it will continue to upend the retail economy.

by ACROSS EDITOR

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

BY JOÃO CORREIA DE SAMPAIO

The Evolution of European Retail Real Estate Trends

The retail real estate industry today is facing disruption from many sides. The digital revolution has been deep and widespread, generating ripples that include e-commerce, social media, and the rise of technology in every aspect of our lives.

BY CHRIS IGWE

At a Tipping Point

We are living in probably the most interesting and exciting times for the retail industry as a whole. I believe that we are at a tipping point. You only have to look at the two most successful fashion brands today: H&M and Inditex Group.

BY BILL KISTLER

Embracing the Winds of Change

Think of each of the new challenges you have had to confront over the past decade as a cloud appearing in an otherwise blue sky. From rapidly changing consumer behavior to e-commerce, each cloud cast a shadow on “business as usual.” On their own. none threatened to spoil the picnic. As gathering clouds darken the sky, however, it looks to some like a storm is coming.

BY BRENDON O’REILLY

Poland - Time for Advanced Outlet Ideas

Without a doubt, the Polish outlet market is the biggest in CEE, which makes it very attractive for investors. Outlet centers operating there are a great example of meeting current market needs—both from tenants’ and customers’ perspective.

by ACROSS EDITOR

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

ACROSS ADVISORY BOARD

Katharina von Schacky joins ACROSS Advisory Board

The ACROSS Advisory Board is happy to announce its latest addition and welcomes Katharina von Schacky as its new member.

BY KRISTJAN KASK

Is Entertainment Shopping Centers’ Last Hope?

The word “entertainment” has been used quite heavily in connection with malls in the last few years, but what does it mean?

ACROSS ADVISORY BOARD

Daniel Losantos joins ACROSS Advisory Board

Daniel Losantos recently became the latest member of the ACROSS Advisory Board. After being appointed as Managing Director of Neinver in 2012, he became the company’s CEO in October 2015.

BY JITKA KADLČÍKOVÁ

Five Years of Mediation in the Czech Republic

Owners and future owners of shopping malls encounter many situations that may give rise to conflict.

BY SUE SHEPHERD

BETTER DATA FOR BETTER GUEST EXPERIENCES

Modern retail is driven by data. In an increasingly data-dependent world, how can “good data” be used to drive better business performance?

BY AGNIESZKA TOMCZAK-TUZIŃSKA

Malls are learning to talk to their customers

Listening to the customers’ voice, responding to their needs, or even creating them—this is the foundation of modern marketing for our industry.

by ACROSS EDITOR

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

BY ALEXANDER OTTO, CEO OF ECE

Shopping 2025 – shopping centers as platforms

Looking at the growth of e-commerce and the stagnation, at the very least, of brick-and-mortar retail in Germany, people keep asking me if I'm concerned.

BY ALEXANDER OTTO, CEO OF ECE

Shopping 2025 – shopping centers as platforms

Looking at the growth of e-commerce and the stagnation, at the very least, of brick-and-mortar retail in Germany, people keep asking me if I'm concerned.

BY ALLAN REMMELKOOR

Tallinn as a Revealing Test Market

Estonia and its capital Tallinn have been at the crossroads of different powers and ideologies for centuries.