Gone is the suburban shopping mall. At the Mapic retail real estate fair in Cannes, the spotlight was on urban developments with mixed uses.
The real estate trade fair runs from Nov. 13 to 15, with conferences on leisure activities the day before.
Leisure and dining held court amidst the ongoing scramble for the right physical-online mix.
Chef-driven restaurants and food halls at the forefront of trend.
The move brings the events giant’s portfolio of international retail real estate events to a total of five.
Retailers and developers are negotiating a market in transition, uniting the physical and digital worlds in an effort to attract Millennials.