STRATEGIES AND EXPANSION PLANS OF RETAILERS

Retail

Youseum enters German market at Westfield Centro

A new Youseum venue is set to open at Westfield Centro in Oberhausen this fall, expanding their portfolio in Europe. The social media experience will cover more than 1,000 sq m.

Niam acquires two mixed-use centers in Stockholm

Niam has acquired Väsby Centrum and Bålsta Centrum, both with strategic locations close to important commuter hubs in northern Stockholm, from Grosvenor Europe. The properties have a variety of necessity driven retail such as grocery, healthcare, and restaurants.

Making the world a little better@Schön&Gut Vienna

I recently discovered the social concept store "SCHÖN&GUT" at Preßgasse 28 in Vienna-Wieden. As I drove by, the displays communicating with the viewer aroused my curiosity. Inside, I was not disappointed–unique products made sustainably and with social responsibility are lovingly presented. Customers are greeted warmly, you already feel welcome when entering!

Landsec signs five new brands at Trinity Shopping Center

Landsec has announced that five retail and lifestyle brands have joined Trinity in Leeds, as part of its drive to secure regional debuts, relocations and upsizes into the destination.

MVRDV completes Bulgari flagship store in Shanghai with recycled façade

The Shanghai Plaza 66 shopping mall is now the home of a new Bulgari flagship store at Nanjing Road. The new store features a green, jade-like façade designed by MVRDV, made from brass and recycled champagne, beer, and other glass bottles.

Together we are strong@Flying Solo NYC

In the city that is returning to vibrant life and where anything is possible, you'll also find one of my absolute favorite stores, right on West Broadway, in the middle of SoHo: Flying Solo. Elizabeth Solomeina, a Russian-born jewelry designer and sculptor, teamed up with about 30 other creatives in 2016 to start this marketplace for unique fashion pieces.

Sinsay gets flagship expansion at Westgate

The fashion brand Sinsay, which is part of LPP Group from Poland, has launched its new store at Westgate Shopping City. They have been a loyal tenant at the center for years and now relocated to an expanded shop with a new concept that includes both fashion, and home accessories.

Debenhams.com opens first UK store in Manchester Arndale

Manchester Arndale announced that fashion retailer Boohoo has opened its first Debenhams.com beauty store at the center.

400th Primark store opens in Italy

Primark opened its 400th international store in Sicily (Italy) today, which now totals eight fashion outlets in their Italian portfolio.

Shopping 4.0 at new "Innovation Space" in Hamburg

How will we shop in the future? Online or in a store? Both? _blaenk (German retail start up) wants to find out the answers to this question live at Jungfernstieg in Hamburg–in collaboration with Vodafone.

Half Price joins Westgate Shopping City with first store in Croatia

Half Price, off-price retailer from Poland, has launched its first store in Croatia at Westgate Shopping City.

Elephant Park joined by four east Asian brands

Lendlease has announced the signings of e-sports café Wanyoo, Taiwanese tea specialists YiFang, and restaurant & bar Oisoi, which have taken an inter-connected unit spanning over 557 sq m, and will be joined at Elephant Park by sushi and hot food outlet Kokoro.

Revcap sells six Metro stores to MiDEAL Real Estate Funds

Revcap has sold six Metro stores with a total leasable area of ca. 130,000 sq m to Israeli fund manager MiDEAL Real Estate Funds.

Stern Center Sindelfingen wins tegut... as new tenant

One of the first anchor tenants signs a lease for the Stern Center in Sindelfingen (Baden-Württemberg) which will be transformed to a hybrid center. tegut... is represented with around 290 supermarkets in six German states.

FOM leases 7,600 sq m to Edeka at shopping center in Hannover

FOM Invest has leased around 7,600 sq m of retail space in the Linden district in Hannover to the retail chain Edeka.

DI Group scores ten leases for Forum Köpenick in Berlin

Deutsche ImmobilienGruppe (DI Group) concluded ten new and follow-up leases for 7,200 sq m in its Berlin shopping center Forum Köpenick.

DI Group wins EDEKA for retail park in Dülmen

Deutsche Immobilien Group (DI Group) welcomes EDEKA as new tenant at its property in Dülmen (NRW). The food retailer, which has signed a long-term lease, will take over the 9,346 sq m space on November 30.

Fashion label Bershka picks Liverpool One for regional debut

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (GBI) announces the selection of Liverpool ONE by Bershka for its regional debut. The 743 sq m flagship is set to open early next year.

Supermarket Income REIT buys two more supermarkets for £73m

Supermarket Income REIT has acquired a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Swansea, South Wales, and a Tesco supermarket in Maidstone, Kent, from Argo Real Estate Limited for a total purchase price of £73m.

Size doesn´t matter @ Reformhaus Wallner Wien

At Wiedner Hauptstraße 66 in Vienna, a corner store offers a wonderful variety of products and experiences that are a joy to behold. The family business, which is now run in the 2nd generation by Martina Wallner-Morin and her husband David Morin, exemplifies what we lack in many places: Authenticity, a commitment to tradition, a focus on regionality paired with modern standards.