A Different Type of Market: The Market Hall in Rotterdam

Rotterdam's "Markthal" is very impressive. During the press event for EuroShop 2017, we visited the building and share our impressions with you.


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Education and credentialing program to help people secure jobs in retail
The NRF Foundation announced today that it has brought together dozens of retailers and nonprofits to launch RISE Up (Retail Industry Skills and Education), a groundbreaking new training and credentialing initiative designed by the retail industry to help people — regardless of education, background, economic means or age.
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Consumer behavior: chinese people loves kitchen ware from Germany
Tmall Global and CBNData have published the "Annual Report on Tmall Global Data 2016" that provided some insights on China’s import consumption. The data showed the ongoing robust nature of e-commerce in the country, the increasing spread of customer base and product interest as well as some specific trends for the year driven by macro and micro events.
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Selfridges will triple the size of its current luxury handbag department
Selfridges unveils the first phase of largest single-space luxury accessories destination in the world.
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First-of-its-kind partnership with campaign for local holiday shopping
​West coast lifestyle app Validated and Portland bike share program Biketown announce first-of-its-kind partnership that lets shops and restaurants validate bike share costs
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Exhibitor News

Gondola Skate introduces new Rhino II fixture mobilization system at EuroShop
Düsseldorf, 5 March 2017: Gondola Skate, a leading manufacturer of fixture mobilization systems for the retail and warehousing industries, launched its flagship product, Rhino II, to the German market...
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Safe rollout – fast and error-free electrical installations for shopfitting
With gesis®, Wieland Electric offers pluggable system solutions for fast and error-free electrical installations in the shopfitting industry. The industrial prefabrication of the components...
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PnP Agency on the roads in 2017 - Let's meet somewhere
Besides Germany, our company will exhibit at Tokyo International Gift Show, Globalshop Las Vegas, Lucxe Pack New York, Pack&Gift Paris and Cosmoprof Las Vegas. Come see us on our booth close to...
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New products ProDVX on EuroShop 2017!
ProDVX provides high quality hardware & software solutions for various applications and markets such as: (Interactive) Digital Signage, Office Automation, Security, Home Automation and more. The...
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Creating depth with ERCO light: PUMA Concept Store, Berlin
“Forever Faster” – PUMA has repositioned itself with the aim to become the fastest sports brand in the world. It is also the motif on which the retail design and lighting concept at the current PUMA...
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Brilliant, masterful and efficient – the relighting of Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus in Berlin
Established almost two decades ago, Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus in Berlin is now in the process of upgrading its in-store design experience. At the heart of its modernised concept is a new lighting...
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Happy Rooster New Year 2017!
After a short break we will be back to rock the POP again! In the meantime we can still have a look to your projects. Just let us know: contact@pnp-agency.com
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Black Swan – a Beijing patisserie displays gourmet cakes with LED lighting
It is said that black swans are rare. This is no longer the case in Beijing, even though they are sweetmeats: the recently opened "Black Swan" patisserie offers bakery goods made to the...
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Fine food exquisitely illuminated: Fiorital, Padua
ERCO lighting tools illuminate an exclusive delicatessen store with restaurant: Premium seafood distributor Fiorital recently opened an exclusive establishment in a prime location at the heart of...
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Wanzl responds to megatrends in the retail sector
EuroShop 2017 It's EuroShop! The leading international trade fair is opening its doors to visitors from all over the world from 5 to 9 March this year in Düsseldorf. As one of the largest exhibitors...
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Retail industry: act sustainably and talk about it!

"Sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive, they complement each other." Major retail chains like Coop and Marks & Spencer are role models in many ways when it comes to sustainable retail. Other retailers should also acknowledge this positive effect on consumer perceptions and recognize the benefits of sustainable projects.

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Cooling with liquid ice

The use of ice in food retail already enjoys a long tradition. Today, the cooled mass, and more accurately slurry ice, experiences somewhat of a renaissance in cooling technology. The reason for this is also the F-gas Regulation that went into effect in January 2015 and restricts or fully bans the use of hazardous refrigerants. Why slurry ice is a sustainable and cost-effective alternative for food retail...

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TOMS: When shopping becomes a good deed

At the trendy TOMS store in London’s Carnaby Street, the core elements of customer-centric store design catch your eye – right along with the feel-good factor.

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Building customer loyalty with relevant topics

Store design and trade fair presentation are the direct touchpoints between a brand and the customer. We talked with Michael Ostertag-Henning, Managing Partner at the creative agency Schmidhuber, about how increasing digitization impacts brand presentation and what role the customer relationship plays in it.

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