Issue 237 : November 25th 2014
The RPA Retail Logistics conference on 27 November, sponsored by TH Real Estate and JLL, will look at speedy delivery as one of its themes after some of the internet giants have made it a key battleground.
And delivery giant DHL and new click and collect service Doddle are two of the companies signed up to speak at this unique conference.
Klepierre is to test digital innovations in its centres at Val d’Europe and Creteil Soleil as it focuses on customer engagement through digital technology.
Yesterday, Val d’Europe will go live with Play Box, developed with Mobi Rider, and with a digital totem developed with Clear Channel.
New York's Fifth Avenue has overtaken Causeway Bay in Hong Kong as the world's most expensive retail destination amid a mixed performance in global prime rental values, Cushman & Wakefield reveal at MAPIC last week.
Upper Fifth Avenue saw a 13.3% year-on-year rise in rents in the 12 months to September this year, overtaking Causeway Bay where rents fell in the period. Rents on Upper Fifth Avenue now stand at a record-breaking $3,500 per sq ft per year (€29,822 per sq m).