A European retail sector fit for the 21st century

Retail is the second largest EU service sector after financial services, generating 4.5% of the value added in the EU economy and providing 8.6% of all jobs in the EU. EU households spend up to one-third of their budgets in retail shops. Retail is also a major driver for innovation and productivity. Through its interactions with other economic sectors, a better performing retail sector can trigger positive spill-over effects for the entire economy. Fewer restrictions in retail mean higher productivity in manufacturing. A more efficient retail sector can offer consumers lower prices which creates more demand and steers producers towards more innovative goods.

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Realty 2016 – Latest trends and business opportunities in the real-estate industry

The fifteenth edition of the Realty conference organized by Business Review will take place on June 16 at the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel. Structured on the four main segments of the real-estate industry – Office, Retail, Industrial and Residential – the conference will be the perfect platform for discussion on the latest trends and hottest topics in the industry as well as creating a favorable environment for business matchmaking.

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