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Castle Mall (UK) welcomes new anchor tenant

Northern Ireland-based Lynas Food Outlet will open its doors in late Autumn, with works due to start middle of May 2022 to restructure part of the mall to facilitate the large 790 sq m store.

Banksy exhibition at Citypark Graz attracts 40.000 visitors

After a total of 87 opening days, the "The Mystery of Banksy - A Genius Mind" exhibition about the world-famous graffiti artist and painter Banksy has attracted 40,000 visitors to Citypark Graz.

UŠĆE shopping center introduces its smart city parking station

UŠĆE Shopping Center is the first shopping center in the Balkans with a "Bikeep" parking station for electric bicycles and scooters, directly benefitting the preservation of the environment.

Hines secures new Nike store in Denmark

Hines has secured Nike at ‘The Trinity Quarter’ in Copenhagen, marking the brand’s first new store opening in Denmark since the global pandemic.

H&M opens new store at Braehead center near Glasgow

Braehead, a retail and leisure destination owned by property company SGS and asset managed by Global Mutual Properties, announces that H&M opened the doors to its new store.

Out now: New issue "What the Consumer really wants!”

OUT NOW - LATEST ISSUE! +++ WHAT THE CONSUMER REALLY WANTS! - Whenever consumers face uncertainty, their behavior changes. While retailers have learned to be more innovative, guardrails are needed.

BIG Shopping Centers is Now the Official Owner of Delta City in Podgorica

BIG Shopping centers has fulfilled all the conditions for officially purchasing 100% of ownership of Delta City Podgorica on Thursday 19th of May.

MAPIC 2022: It is All about Connecting Players

According to MAPIC Director Francesco Pupillo: During times of transformation, we have to guide people in a better and more intensive way. Therefore, he wants to increase the value enjoyed by the attendees of this year’s MAPIC by, among other things, connecting them via special events and focusing more attention on new and innovative retail models.

How Are Shopping Center Managers Working toward Enhancing the User Experience?

To future-proof shopping centers, managers need to balance the impact of longer term (secular) trends with an uncertain macroeconomic environment. Focusing on continuously enhancing the user experience is a prerequisite for success. According to Multi, three strategies can be adopted.

“Fear is Understandable”

First the coronavirus, then the war in Ukraine: Rising inflation and supply chain issues are causing panic, leading to consumers to buy again. Professor Stephan Rüschen speaks with ACROSS about justified fears, current supply shortages, and why transparency is the order of the day for all retailers.

Belgrade Fashion Week Teams up with Belgrade’s Top Shopping Centers

During the May MPC shopping centers in Belgrade hosted a wide range of fashion events in cooperation with Belgrade Fashion Week.

NEINVER begins works on “Alpes The Style Outlets”

Alpes The Style Outlets will be NEINVER’s second outlet center in France and marks the company’s 17th outlet centre across 6 European countries. The scheme boasts an exceptional location near the Swiss border. Brands such as Adidas, Guess and Levi’s have already confirmed their presence.

"CREATING VALUE IN EVERYTHING WE ARE DOING"

Consumer behaviors and the business environment are changing fast under the global circumstances. Therefore, it is critical for real estate development companies to keep a pulse on both. The consumer is today at the heart of business more than ever before, say Jovana Cvetković and Nemanja Bućinac from MPC Properties.

Top 20 Store Openings to Watch in April 2022

Shopingy Mall Analyser and ACROSS Magazine present the top 20 store openings to watch on a monthly basis. Find here the exclusive data for April 2022.

The s.Oliver fashion brand has arrived in Belgrade

s.Oliver chose MPC Properties shopping centers network, UŠĆE Shopping Center, BEO Shopping Center and Delta City, to enter the Serbian market.

Atrium Promenada refurbishment is well underway

Over 80% of the redevelopment of Atrium Promenada in Warsaw is now pre-leased. Upon completion, the refurbished flagship will house over 150 retail and service units in the latest concepts. The completion of the renovation is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2023.

24th Retail Symposium by RegioPlan: “Face the Change“

The 24th Retail Symposium showed that - despite the turbulent times - the Austrian retail and retail property sector is by no means pessimistic about the future. The industry rather works on new concepts and possibilities to tackle new challenges with determination.

M&S to open new store at Lakeside

Lakeside, owned by property company SGS, announces M&S has signed to open a new store at the center, due to launch in Spring 2023.

NEPI Rockcastle and Placewise: Partnership for Advanced Omnichannel Shopping Technology

The Placewise Marketplace Performance Cloud (MPC), a digital operating system developed for retail real estate, will be integrated at 45 shopping centers to provide the most advanced modern shopping experience to NEPI’s combined annual 244 million shoppers.

Stockholmsmässan becomes SHORE GOLD certified

The largest exhibition center in the Nordics for conferences, exhibitions, and events, is now even better and safer; as the first exhibition center in the Nordics Stockholmsmässan has become a ”SHORE CERTIFIED GOLD” exhibition center.