Retail doesn’t exist in isolation and is influenced and supported by many other factors. Engaging a wide range of stakeholders in supporting retail revitalisation is therefore ………read more
Places need distinction. They need to stand out by recognising and celebrating why they are outstanding. Places need to think strategically about the management of all the factors that affect place distinction. Then they need to sum up why they are special in a way which people quickly understand. As Einstein said …….read more
Give a city center a new beating heart? It’s possible! But what are the effects?read more
This is a taste of the 12 strategies.
In the last two years, ten cities in Europe have gathered twelve strategies for revitalising retail in midsize cities
1. Analysis: know your customer and know your city retail. Consider perceptions and customer experience
2. Rethink local retail: create conditions to attract a variety and good quality of retail that
Hoe krijgen we de stadsharten van middelgrote steden in Europa weer vitaal? Leer van de ervaringen van vijf Nederlandse steden over de successen en dilemma’s van hun aanpak: Gouda, Harderwijk, Hilversum, Ede en Oss.read more
In many EU cities the debate on (paid) parking and the High Street is still a hot issue. The retail sector and local authorities usually have contradicting views on the relationship between parking and retail activities in urban areas. In general, retailers suggest...read more
Can you attract more visitors to your shop and help the community at the same time? Gradinescu in Romania is an innovative approach. Roofs of Kaufland supermarketsread more
The Dutch Approach that makes strong midsize cities
In the autumn of 2017 a working conference was held to update the Dutch National Retail agenda for the period 2018 – 2020. Five focus points were recognized for the near future:read more
Interested in Mona Keijzer’s view on the Dutch retailagenda?
Meet the State Secretary of Economic Affairs in Hoogeveen on April 5, at the International City Retail Experience 2018.
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