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Trend Accelerator Corona: The New Normality

What kind of experience are consumers looking for today? How important is the digital world? Is sustainability still relevant?

ACROSS Retail Talks focus on the outlet center industry

The online event was dedicated to the Covid-19-related question: European Outlets–back to normal? A large and prominent expert audience followed the discussion.

DIY is trendy: “Kreativmarkt Hamburg” opens at Quarree Wandsbek

Even though many things are changing in times of corona, the renovation of Quarree Wandsbek in Hamburg continues and even big stores with more than 800 sq m have reopened. Their product ranges already expanded, as “Kreativmarkt Hamburg” signed its new lease agreement in the middle of the crisis.

Successful premiere of the ACROSS Retail Talks Online

Five points emerged at this event that focused on the problems of lease payments in connection with Covid-19. A large and very prominent expert audience followed this online discussion closely.

More courage, more creativity

Corona is rapidly changing the world of retail. Shopping centers also experience these changes. Operators and tenants are facing far-reaching changes. Especially the severely affected fashion industry will accelerate these changes.

How to reopen your shopping centres. User guide

The need for marketing, centre operations and leasing teams to work together to help their destinations recover faster and stronger from the COVID-19 crisis is paramount. Coniq has written this practical how to guide following numerous conversions with clients and partners so your pre- and post- reopening plans are a huge success.

Covid-19: The situation on Milan’s market is changing daily

“Outlets will probably have a longer recovery: domestic and foreign tourism usually contributes a lot to the total turnover.”

The Retail Real Estate Industry is Finding Itself on Very Thin Ice

An attempt to explain the current situation faced by retail tenants.

The Captive Economy: What next for the Covid-19 consumer

Ken Hughes is an authority on consumer and shopper behavior. According to him we now live in what he has decided to name “The Captive Economy”–one where we as participants and consumers are limited in terms of how we are to live our lives.

Germany: Code of Conduct for the Retail and Commercial Real Estate Industry Completed

Under the guidance of the German Council of Shopping Places (GCSP), renowned representatives of the retail and retail real estate industry formulated a Code of Conduct, over a short period of several days, as a joint guideline for cooperation during the coronavirus crisis.

“Collaboration between lessors and lessees is essential”

As an emergency measure, Immofinanz has deferred lease payments for April of retailers affected by the shutdown and postponed them until September, according to COO Dietmar Reindl.

Retail – past its prime

“The only good news for stationary retail is that the “digital natives” (can) seize their opportunities only to a certain extent.”

“There will also be winners and new business models will emerge”

The world and the retail sector are literally gasping for breath. Silvio Kirchmair, CEO of umdasch The Store Makers and Member of the ACROSS Advisory Board, talks about the situation at umdasch and how things could continue in the retail sector.

Big events, big awards

That certainly applies to EuroShop, the retail trade fair that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany from February 16 to 20. It was the perfect place for the EHI Retail Institute and Messe Düsseldorf to present the EuroShop RetailDesign Awards (ERDA) 2020.

Bringing Local Flavors to the Plate

The perks of traveling: enjoying the tastes of your holiday destination, and, upon return, devouring your favorite dishes from home at the airport. HMSHost International currently operates in 19 countries around the globe. Although our company has an international scope, we have never lost sight of local culture and cuisine, which has allowed us to think globally and act locally. As a result, alongside leading international brands, local concepts and restaurants can be found at the airports, shopping centers, and train stations in which we operate.

Retail News

Premiere in Bratislava +++ Cano in Singen–90 percent leased already +++ Distrikt Nørrebro to open flagship store in Forum Rotterdam +++ Online retail is on the rise internationally

New impulses for the “customer journey”

From January 24 to 28, 2020, Christmasworld is focusing its product range on the success factor customer-experience at the point of sale. Together with the Institute for Retail Research in Cologne, the Retail Boulevard (BLVD) 2020 will focus on the 'customer journey' by illustrating the steps towards the purchasing impulse and good customer relationships in different stores.

Barcelona Cruise Port Terminals A & B Redesigned

After the opening of several Duty Frees at various airports worldwide, umdasch has expanded its reach to more cruise ports via Barcelona Cruise Port Terminals A & B. Work on the redesign has recently been completed.

News from Harrods Dining Hall

umdasch has unveiled the next phase of the Knightsbridge store renovation.