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Aug 20, 2020 13:44

John Lewis partners with Fat Llama to test furniture rental service

From August 17, it will be possible to enjoy a statement sofa, or a stylish desk to work from home without committing to buying it because John Lewis is partnering with the world’s largest product rental marketplace Fat Llama to offer a furniture rental service.

Aug 20, 2020 13:01

Umdasch acquires an interest in the Turkish shopfitting company Madosan

Subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities, which is still pending, the Store Makers at umdasch, Austria, will be acquiring a majority share in the Turkish shopfitting specialist Madosan in Bursa, a large city some two hours’ drive south of Istanbul.

Aug 20, 2020 11:40

The Rolling Stones to open ‘world exclusive’ flagship store on Carnaby Street

The rock ‘n’ roll legends that are the Rolling Stones will open a world-first flagship store, ‘RS No. 9 Carnaby’ at 9 Carnaby Street in London’s Soho.

Aug 20, 2020 10:53

Two new signings for Bullring

Luxury life and style brand Kate Spade New York and global interactive fitness platform Peloton come to the destination.

Aug 20, 2020 10:22

Anna Reuterskiöld appointed Partner, Head of CapMan Real Estate Sweden

Anna Reuterskiöld has been appointed Head of CapMan Real Estate Sweden and promoted to Partner. She started with CapMan in 2014, before which she worked as a Property Developer and Analyst for Skanska Fastigheter.

Aug 20, 2020 10:03

Portland’s MD, Ibrahim Ibrahim, joins UK government’s high streets task force board

Ibrahim Ibrahim, MD of leading design consultancy, Portland, has been appointed as a new board member to the government’s High Street Task Force body. The High Streets Task Force is an alliance of place making experts working to redefine the high street. It provides guidance, tools and skills to help communities, partnerships and local government transform their high streets.

Aug 20, 2020 09:37

Retail sales and footfall move in the right direction on the long road to recovery

Pent-up consumer demand was released in June as the UK lockdown was eased. Slow and steady improvements in retail sales and footfall figures show that UK retail is on the long road to recovery, according to the latest UK Retail Market report from global real estate advisor, CBRE.

Aug 20, 2020 09:08

Sandra Roos is KappAhl’s new Head of Sustainability

She joins from the RISE research institute, where she served as an expert on sustainability issues in the textile industry.

Aug 19, 2020 12:08

3-5-1 Konferenz – GCSP’s innovative and alternative congress

The conference program will be produced simultaneously in Berlin, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf before it will be merged centrally in order to ensure that all participants may experience all panel discussions and keynotes from all locations.

Aug 19, 2020 11:37

British Land partners with Equiem to deliver a new Digital Occupier Experience App

British Land has chosen leading global proptech firm, Equiem as its partner to deliver a digital tenant engagement app across its mixed-use, London campuses.

Aug 19, 2020 10:29

M7 Real Estate sells retail portfolio to FIM Group for €86.4 million

M7 Real Estate, the pan-European investor and asset manager, announces the off-market sale, on behalf of M7 ISLAY, of a portfolio of 27 retail properties in Germany, to the FIM Unternehmensgruppe for €86.4 million.

Aug 18, 2020 14:32

Trei Borrows over 51 Million Euros in Cross-Border Financing Arrangement

Trei Real Estate GmbH just took out a long-term loan in a volume of 51 million euros through its Polish subsidiary, Trei Real Estate Poland, from pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, a German specialist lender for commercial real estate finance.

Aug 18, 2020 10:57

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield responds to market rumours

URW refers to recent market rumours in relation to a potential rights issue.

Aug 18, 2020 10:25

Lidl opens 100th London store

Lidl is set to open 30 new stores in London by end of 2023, creating around 1,400 jobs.

Aug 18, 2020 09:19

GfK analysis: Large cities most impacted by COVID-19-related decline in visitor numbers

The number of visitors to Germany’s retail locations in city centers, shopping centers and retail parks declined dramatically as COVID-19 took hold around the end of February. But Germany’s retail scene has been recovering since the end of the lockdown, although retail locations in mid-sized and especially smaller metropolises have fared significantly better than those in larger metropolitan areas. This is apparent in visitation frequency numbers, which GfK has been compiling since the beginning of this year.

Aug 18, 2020 09:10

EXPO REAL Hybrid Summit: Hybrid format generates great interest

This year’s EXPO REAL in Munich is taking place as a hybrid event from October 14 to 15, 2020.

Aug 17, 2020 09:57

IMMOFINANZ assigns chief responsibility for the operating business in Austria to Katrin Gögele-Celeda

Katrin Gögele-Celeda has been appointed Country Manager Operations for Austria as of August 2020. In her new role, she will oversee IMMOFINANZ‘s local operating business.

Aug 16, 2020 08:46

Innovative new BIKE-DROP concept to launch in London’s West End

BIKE-DROP - a new pop-up concept, offering convenient, safe and secure bike parking - is opening its first location in London’s West End, after signing a trial deal for 6 months with The Crown Estate for two separate units.

Aug 14, 2020 11:51

Across Retail Talks online, August 26, 5pm (cet)

How to shape the future!

Aug 14, 2020 11:43

ECE Real Estate Partners launches new preferred equity fund

Real estate investment manager ECE Real Estate Partners has set up a new preferred equity fund backed by a portfolio of three German neighbourhood shopping centres with a market value in excess of EUR 500 million.