The German trade fair for intimate, beach, and spa has decided to surf the crest of the Berlin shows. Indeed, the trade show will also take place at the symbolic location of Kabelswerke, a former Bread & Butter location.
Italy's upmarket department store chain La Rinascente expects sales in 2010 to rise by at least 5 percent as it concentrates on opening and renewing stores in its home market, a top executive said on Wednesday.
German real estate fund manager Union Investment said it has bought the Mercado shopping mall in Hamburg for 164 million euros ($235.5 million) in Germany's largest individual property deal so far this year.
Sales at Italian department store chain Gruppo Coin SpA fell slightly year-on-year in the three months to April, as rain kept customers at home, although the trend changed in May, its top executive said on Monday 25 May.