25/02/2020C-star 2020, Shanghai's International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends all about Retail, ended successfully on September 4, 2020 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. During the three days of the fair, C-star welcomed 134 exhibitors and 9,006 trade visitors.
25/02/2020In view of the current corona crisis, the most recent world economic outlook of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts that global growth in 2020 will probably fall by 3 percent, and in the EU by as much as around 7 percent. This is not the case for China, where positive economic growth of 1 percent is expected despite Covid-19.
20/02/2020The World’s No.1 Retail Trade Fair, EuroShop 2020, drew to a close on Thursday (20 February 2020) after five successful days in Düsseldorf: 2,300 exhibitors from 57 nations reported of very good leads and concluded business deals. Furthermore, lively follow-up business is expected
18/11/2019Store lighting remains one of the most important investment focuses in German retail, as revealed by the latest EHI Energy Monitor 2020 among other things. For this reason, lighting continues to play an important role at EuroShop, the world's largest trade fair for retail investment needs.
17/10/2019In the relatively short space of time since the last EuroShop in 2017, a lot has changed in retail. Everywhere you look, technology is transforming the way that consumers interact and transact with brands. At EuroShop 2020, 16 to 20 February in Düsseldorf, the 550 international exhibitors of the experience dimension “Retail Technology”
01/10/2019More attractive, more diverse, more culinary: retailers are increasingly focusing on food service. Combining food with the retail customer journey is considered the success formula of the future. In times of online shopping any food service offered allows retailers to set themselves apart and boost footfall.
07/06/2016The year the Yellow Submarine emerged for the first time and a goal at Wembley caused a stir history was also written in Düsseldorf because 11 to 15 June 1966 saw the first EuroShop being held in Düsseldorf. Back then nobody knew that it would become the leading trade fair for the global retail world.
27/09/2016Visual marketing increases in importance for offline retail in view of e-Commerce competitors +++ display mannequins are in focus for this +++ emotionalising is decisive +++ individuality and flexibility are also demanded +++ there is a shift towards semi-abstract mannequins with regional and genre differences +++ proportion of customised mannequins is rising +++ sustainability remains an issue
14/10/2016Cashless payment acceptance on the rise worldwide +++ User numbers in Germany still lagging behind +++ Most adopters in Middle East, Africa and Asia +++ Mobile payments in China surpass US