STRATEGIES AND EXPANSION PLANS OF RETAILERS
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.
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.
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.
“Outlets will probably have a longer recovery: domestic and foreign tourism usually contributes a lot to the total turnover.”
An attempt to explain the current situation faced by retail tenants.
Now is the time to stand together.
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.
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.
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.
“The only good news for stationary retail is that the “digital natives” (can) seize their opportunities only to a certain extent.”
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
umdasch has unveiled the next phase of the Knightsbridge store renovation.
When considering the future of retail, it often seems that there will only be one relevant market place: the Internet. Will online retailers really replace stationary retailers? Let’s take a look at current developments, with physical retailers who have focused on growing their businesses online now shifting back to growing their stationary presence. One might ask why. The reason is very simple: retailers, particularly those in the fashion industry, need to satisfy their customers’ demand for experience as well as convenience and choice, and that can best be delivered in a physical space. By Katharina von Schacky
The Sharing Economy is the internet generation’s latest trend. Bustling online portals like Airbnb and Uber show us every day that there is money to be made by “sharing instead of buying”. At the ICSC European Conference in Barcelona, the concept “Library of Things” shows that the sharing economy can also be an interesting approach for stationary retail.
Deloitte’s latest “Global Powers of Retailing 2019” study has listed the 250 top-selling retail companies for the 22nd time.