Author Archives: Mall & Market

The “Warehouse-club” by Costco

Costco Wholesale, the 3rd largest retailer worldwide just opened its first “Warehouse-Club” of Western Europe, in Sevilla (Spain). What are the key success factors developed by the company which was born in Seattle in 1983, and whose stores are nearly 650 around the world? A reduced range width: comparing to the classical …

Costco given green light by national authority!

By La Correspondance de l’enseigne PARIS, MAY 15, 2014: Yesterday, American company Costco Wholesale obtained authorization from the National Commercial Development Planning Commission (CNAC) to establish its first store in France as part of the Parc de l’Atlantique project currently being initiated by Art de Construire in Villebon-sur-Yvette to the south …

Open on sunday!

The City of Paris intends to re-examine the configuration of its designated “exceptional tourist areas” (“ZTAEs”). Today, 7 such areas have been officially recognized, containing a total of 15,000 shops. – Rue de Rivoli – Avenue des Champs-Elysées – Viaduc des Arts – Place des Vosges and rue des Francs-Bourgeois …

General Assembly and Management Board of the CNCC

On Thursday 27 March 2014, the CNCC (National Council of Shopping Centres) held its General Assembly and Management Board meeting. The assembly re-elected Bertrand Boullé as Vice-President up to 2015. He has been a director of CNCC since 2000 and is head of the “legislative monitoring” committee. To recap, the …