RETAIL WORLD 2017, NOVEMBER 15–16, BERLIN, GERMANY
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Retail World 2017 on November 15 and 16 in Berlin will offer insights from top-notch experts in the retail industry, creative out-of-the-box thinkers, and successful pioneers that have an uncanny impact on the future progress of the industry.
As always, the agenda of the two-day congress is embedded in a framework program including a pre-opening evening event, an accompanying congress trade fair, the German Retail Award ceremony, and the legendary Retailers’ Night.
The first phase of ICON Outlet at The O2, the 210,000 sq ft premium urban outlet developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, opened at 10 am today for two days of exclusive access via Priority for O2 customers. ICON Outlet will open to the public on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
The next stage of intensive work related to the upgrade of the Atrium Group’s flagship shopping centre came to an end. On October 17, 2018 the brand new food court area, featuring the Republic of Flavours and the Fountain Alley with flagship fashion stores, was opened for customers of Atrium Promenada.
Ingka Centres, formerly IKEA Centres, has launched Hands-free Shopping at three of its MEGA branded Russian shopping malls. It is thought to be the first time the service has been brought to multiple retail destinations of this size in Russia, and reflects Russian consumer demands for convenience, quality service, and time saving in a more omni-channel world.
Romania: Arena Mall shopping center in Bacau, a reference for the retail market in the Moldova region, will enter into a comprehensive extension and modernization process that will result in a 60% increase of its leaseable area and in the construction of a multi-storey car park.