THE MOST CURRENT STUDIES AND COUNTRY REPORTS
Historically the people of Belarus went to Vilnius, Warsaw, or Moscow to buy brands that they could not get at home. This trend is beginning to change as more and more international brands seek space in the country’s new shopping centers.
A recent study by CBRE finds that consumers want convenience and a social experience when choosing where to shop.
A recent study by EHI and Statista shows that the rapid growth of the e-commerce market in Germany is over for now.
“Small is beautiful” is how experts characterize the market in the Czech capital Prague. But insider knowledge is essential.
The largest empirical study of brand equity in the real estate industry – the “Real Estate Brand Value Study” by Eureb – is expanding its panel. In cooperation with ACROSS, European retail developers and operators will be examined for the first time.
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of the former “Asian Tiger” Malaysia, has seen better days from an economic perspective.
Legislation forcing all retail shops to close on Sundays entered into force in Hungary on March 15, 2015; most shops are forced to close on Sundays and at night.
The Savills’ “UK Shopping Center and High Street Bulletin, Q4/2014” notes intense activity in the country’s market with increased investor activities and demand for the sector. This trend is expected to continue into the medium term.
According to Savills, transaction volumes in the black-red-gold republic rose by a third in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter last year.