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Placewise hosts Global Shopping Centre Summit 

On December 16, 2020, Placewise is hosting a free webinar series, Marketplace 2.0 The Digital Evolution of Shopping Centres.

To join them for a global perspective on the shopping center industry from retail real estate, financial, and tech insiders including: CEOs Hans Jorgen Morland (Scala Eiendom), Louis Conforti (The Washington Prime Group), Adrian Heymans (ECC Real Estate), along with BMO Capital Markets, Senior Retail & E-Commerce Analyst Simeon Siegel, Klaus Striebich (raRE Advise), Jeff Gaul Senior Vice President (Store Development Sephora), John Strachan (former Chairman intu Properties), and many more.

What’s working, what’s next? And how can digital technology help shopping centers get there? Participants can join Placewise for five jam-packed sessions and a keynote conversation with Steve Dennis, global retail consultant, Senior Forbes contributor and Author of “Remarkable Retail: How to Win & Keep Customers in the Age of Digital Disruption.”

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Ziv Gigi appointed as Managing Director for GTC’s operations in Romania

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