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Online Retailing in Alpine Countries: Further up the Mountain

A study conducted by EHI and Statista examines the e-commerce markets in Austria and Switzerland.

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Virtual Reality at the Service of Food Court Investment

Gastronomy areas are increasingly becoming the focal points of shopping centers. Virtual reality software makes planning much easier.

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Umdasch The Store Makers Goes to Mapic

Extraordinary worlds of experience in the areas of lifestyle retail, food retail, and premium retail, including digital retail solutions, are designed for discerning customers by the Austrian company. It will be represented in Cannes from November 14 to 16, 2018.

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"Technology for the Sake of Technology Is Fruitless"

The basic concept of shopping will not significantly change, forecasts Silvio Kirchmair, CEO of umdasch The Store Makers. However, he does anticipate legal intervention. Google, Facebook, and Amazon will all be required to pay their financial obligations to the State.

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THE LEISURE HUNTER

In the face of considerable changes in the retail market and changing consumer purchasing patterns, ECE had to think beyond traditional retail practices. Katrin von Soosten is chasing and finding innovative ideas and non-traditional concepts.

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House of Fraser closes 31 stores

The department store chain, which was founded in 1849 in Scotland’s Glasgow, is in serious financial trouble.

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"Digitization is changing our understanding of shopping"

According to Bernd Albl, Managing Director Digital Retail at Umdasch, at the end of the day, consumers no longer distinguish between online and in-store shopping. Seamless Shopping is the keyword.

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Ikea finds its way into the city

The Swedish furniture giant may still be in the planning stage for this project, but worldwide first Ikea city-location at Vienna’s Western Train Station is already beginning to take shape.

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Bosch’s First Monolabel Store in Europe Opened

Umdasch was responsible for concept, planning, general contracting, shopfitting and digital retail.

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About the space-relatedness of the spaceless

The meaning and impact of digitization on retail parks in five core theses.

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An award for “First Store by Alexa”

The winners of this year’s “Real Estate Marketing Award 2017” were again honored at the international real estate fair Expo Real in Munich. The winners in the “retail” category are Union Investment Real Estate/Sonae Sierra/21Media for their “First Store by Alexa,” a new competition concept for innovative store ideas.

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Opening of the BWT Flagship Store in Moscow

BWT, Europe’s leading company for water technology, with headquarters in Austria, entrusted Umdasch Shopfitting with the design of its first bricks-and-mortar brand world.

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Big brother reloaded | retail technology at intu

Audience recognition cameras in intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham will ensure that customers receive personalized content.

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Big brother reloaded | retail technology at intu

Audience recognition cameras in intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham will ensure that customers receive personalized content.

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From Digital to Physical

Fashion brands lead the pureplay-to-omnichannel transition as the role of physical stores in the UK evolves.

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Retail Technology: Launch of Hyper-Reality Experience

“Tick Tock Unlock” makes Trinity Leeds the first shopping center in the United Kingdom to provide a VR-powered hyper-reality experience to its customers.

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"The complexity has increased enormously"

According to Martin Wendsche, Managing Director for ISG in CEE, lounge concepts and integrated gastronomy are now part and parcel of shopfitting.

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Holymesh as Winner of the “First Store by Alexa” Competition

Alexa visitors and Facebook fans, along with an expert jury in a final session, evaluated three finalists from the “Best Newcomer” category.

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Paradigm Shift in City Centers

Online retail is increasingly shaking up tenant mixes in Europe’s cities. The bricks-and-mortar trade is desperately seeking innovative concepts.

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Security monitoring included

Hardware, software, analysis—the holistic “smart tracking” solutions developed by the Digital Retail experts at Umdasch Shopfitting provide extensive information about customer behavior in shopping malls and stores.