Top 20 Store Openings to Watch in February 2022

Shopingy mall analyser and ACROSS Magazine present the top 20 store openings to watch on a monthly basis. Here is the exclusive data for February 2022.

Flying Tiger Copenhagen moves into Manchester Arndale

Manchester Arndale announces that Flying Tiger Copenhagen has become the latest brand to call the center its home after signing a five-year lease for a 232 sq m unit in the lower mall.

Regional Products, Creativity & Design in Obstkiste @ 's Fachl

The search for regional products for small, innovative businesses is often time-consuming. How can local producers, start-ups, and small manufacturers bring their goods to customers as authentically as possible without taking on a lot of risk? Quite simple: They rent a "Fachl" for a limited period of time – a fruit crate measuring 50 cm × 40 cm × 30 cm.

Haribo opens Germany’s largest store at Westfield Centro

The fruit gummies and licorice specialist opened its tenth Haribo Deutschland store on 212 sq m at Westfield Centro in Oberhausen. In addition to the well-known products and merchandise, customers can look forward to a candy bar with a pick & mix station.

Discuss the Future of Retail and Retail Real State in Europe

RegioPlan Consulting is inviting to the 24th Retail Symposium in Vienna, at Palais Ferstel on May 11, 2022. At this event, international trade and real estate managers as well as investment experts gather to exchange views and perspectives on industry trends.

NEINVER is back to pre-COVID levels

The leading Outlet Operator in Spain and Portugal and the second-largest Operator in Europe, has announced a steady recovery at its Outlet Business in 2021.

Multi has signed leasing contract with tedi in poland

A new TEDi shop opened in Multi‘s Poland-managed shopping centre 3 Stawy in Katowice. The deal with the non-food retailer is another leasing contract with a discounter that Multi has recently signed.

Norblin Factory in Warsaw expands tenant portfolio

The multifunctional Norblin Factory opened in September last year and is gaining more and more tenants. The project’s investor, the Capital Park Group, has signed lease contracts with another six concepts which will soon join the revitalized complex at Żelazna Street.

Multi signs lease for new Primark store at Magnolia Park

Multi has signed an agreement for a two-storey Primark store which will open in the Magnolia Park Shopping Center in Wroclaw, Poland.

Nike Expands Store at LONDON DESIGNER OUTLET By 68%

London Designer Outlet (LDO) has announced that Nike is set to increase its footprint at the center by more than two thirds, as the fashion and lifestyle destination prepares for a year of new brand arrivals.

British Land signs 7,897 sq m of new Aldi space across its retail parks

British Land has agreed four new leasing deals with discount supermarket, Aldi, at its retail parks across the UK, totaling c. 7,897 sq m of space.

CBRE acquires UK retail consultants CWM

CBRE announced an agreement to acquire CWM, an independent retail and leisure property consultancy in the United Kingdom.

Real estate investment market in Poland in 2021

The Polish investment market has quickly adjusted to the changes caused by the pandemic. The retail market is still spearheaded by retail parks, which have been increasingly popular among investors for the past three years.

“Leave More Equity for Retailers!”

In the retail sector, the dividing line between winners and losers is particularly sharp as a result of the pandemic. Correspondingly, a substantial number of retailers in Europe will suffer from "Financial Long COVID" for years to come if politicians do not react, says Dr. Stephan Mayer-Heinisch, who spoke with ACROSS about COVID-19 from a strategic point of view.

Authentically Narrated History Appeals to All Senses @ Fondaco dei Tedeschi Venice

In the Italian lagoon city, a stone’s throw from the Rialto Bridge and right on the Grand Canal, DFS – a pioneer in luxury travel retail (founded in Hong Kong in 1960) and now part of the LVMH Group – has set up shop. The curated selection of around 750 brands includes fashion, accessories, beauty, and jewelry, as well as food, wine, and gift items. Most of the products are made by local artists. The assortment of “La Corte al Fondaco”, a kind of high-end marketplace, changes regularly and is a great opportunity to pick up small gifts before leaving the building.

Colosseum Mall welcomes Douglas to its expansion project

Colosseum Mall announces the entry of Douglas to its tenant portfolio in its expansion project, which is going to be completed and inaugurated in S1 2022.

Sonae Sierra secures 30 tenants for their shopping centers in Germany

In total, Sonae Sierra signed 30 new leases in six locations: for Alexa in Berlin, Mercaden in Boblingen, Mercado, Quarrée Wandsbek, and Ottensen commercial building in Hamburg, and Munster Arkaden in Munster. In addition, more than 30 contract extensions and agreements for pop-up stores were achieved.

Landsec announces Nike Unite Portsmouth at Gunwharf Quays

Landsec has announced the opening of Nike Unite Portsmouth, the brand’s community-focused concept with the aim to connect people with sport, at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, England.

Frasers Group and H&M announce flagship stores at Clerys Quarter

Flannels and H&M have committed to opening their Irish flagship stores at Clerys Quarter. The development is due to open in Q4 2022, with an extensive food and beverage offering to complement retail units and Grade A offices.

Westland welcomes Peek & Cloppenburg back to Belgian market

The German company Peek & Cloppenburg, with its headquarter in Düsseldorf, moves into the new Westland Shopping Center in Anderlecht, Belgium.