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GDSS 2020 in Seattle 'Retailing from the Outside-In' - POSTPONED
Following the recent developments of the coronavirus outbreak and its implication on people's potential health and safety, we have decided to postpone our event to the week of 7 - 11 June 2021.
The venue will remain unchanged and, thankfully, Nordstrom maintains their invitation to welcome us in June 2021 in Seattle.
The COVID-19 epidemic is now affecting the entire world and its population. The impact of the outbreak to the department store industry and its stakeholders is significant and stressful.
From IGDS Members
- Kastner & Öhler
Kastner & Öhler opens the largest Fashion House in West Austria
With 6,500m2 of retail space, 300 brands, more than 100,000 articles and a champagne bar, Kastner & Öhler (K&Ö) opened on 17 September...
- Brown Thomas Arnotts
Brown Thomas and Arnotts unveil Christmas Shops
Shoppers in Limerick, Cork and Dublin can avail of the ultra-Christmassy Brown Thomas and Arnotts stores from now until January. The...
- Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof
New Management Team at Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof
After the successful protective shield procedure, Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof will have a new management team around CEO Miguel Müllenbach...
From the Industry
El Corte Inglés loss in first quarter
Although the group has managed to return to positive ebitda in the second quarter of its fiscal year (between June 1 and August 31), it...
John Lewis reports H1 loss
The John Lewis Partnership has published its unaudited financial results for H1 2020. Although sales were up +1% overall, shoppers spent...