RETAIL WORLD 2018, November 14 – 15, Berlin, Germany
Image: Management Forum / Jörg Sarbach
Retail World 2018, which will be held at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin from November 14 to 15, 2018, will offer insights from top-notch experts in the retail industry, creative out-of-the-box thinkers, and successful pioneers who have had 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.
German financers, operators and investors in retail properties are optimistic about the future in a dynamically changing segment, despite challenging conditions. This was the conclusion of the expert discussion “upheaval in the retail sector – prospects for retail properties”, which was held yesterday at HSH Nordbank in Hamburg.
Award-winning entrepreneur and celebrity chef, Levi Roots, addressed retailers and local businesses on 17 September at Meadowhall, as part of Welcome to Yorkshire’s ‘Start up to International Brand’ Retail Masterclass.
Following 13 consecutive years of revenue growth since opening in 2004, Springfields Outlet has reinforced its position as the leading shopping and leisure destination in the East of England with a significant rise in both like-for-like footfall and revenue over the school summer holiday period.
Hammerson has announced a debut for new children’s leisure concept, Fun Street, launching at Silverburn, Glasgow’s leading retail and leisure destination. The new 12,000 sq ft site is due to open in Summer 2019.
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has revealed that international fashion label, Bershka, has selected St David’s for a new 11,190 sq ft store, a first for the brand in Wales.