Retailers who offer their customers the possibility of having a snack while they are shopping backed the right horse. Therefore, our Topic deals with those who are doing it right.
Eating out, especially during a shopping trip, is increasingly something customers like to do. Regardless of whether this is just snacks in between or replacing a main meal – this offers retailers who also rely on gastronomy concepts a big chance to increase their sales.
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Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and soon Vienna – the rollercoaster restaurants are a unique theme-based gastronomy concept that is spreading widely. Food and beverages are zooming directly to the guest’s table via a rollercoaster. No wonder shopping mall operators are eager to bring this attraction in their venues.
It is among the trailblazers of gastronomy services offered right in the middle of the sales floor – at least when it comes to craft and hobby stores. For the past 14 years, the Knauber Freizeitmarkt in Bonn-Endenich, Germany, has offered its customers a variety of refreshments at a small bar in the middle of its store. iXtenso was on-site to see how this simple, but successful concept works.