Keyword: sustainability

EuroShop 2017 • 21.03.2017

Retailers and manufacturers take responsibility

Retail sector in a great mood to invest

The term “sustainability” increasingly becomes a buzzword. Especially in the retail sector, it is difficult to reach a consensus on what sustainability truly means. Is it referring to the sustainable production of materials, recycling ...

Video • 07.03.2017

Sustainability: How investments in energy efficiency pay for themselves

Refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, heat recovery or building technology at EuroShop 2017

Energy-efficient solutions offer a high potential to save energy in retail. Many retailers are considering investments in energy-efficient systems because of this. The "Food Tech & Energy Management" dimension not only presents the ...

Company News • 22.02.2017

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to 99 percent and the level of particles emitted by 95 percent

Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up ...

Shopfitting • 21.02.2017

Store Design and Shopfitting at EuroShop 2017

Shopfitters, designers, lighting experts: They all have to work hand in hand to design the ultimate store

Needless to say, this is also always an issue of time, driven by an opening date that’s as early and as much on schedule as possible. Trends are increasingly moving towards customized shopfitting solutions: brands and products are being ...

Interview • 13.02.2017

Shopfitting: "Sustainability is a driving force and not the antithesis of design"

Interview with Dr. Christian Hilz, Managing Director at TREND-Store on customer loyalty resulting from sustainable actions

His genuine enthusiasm for responsible shopfitting is palpable. Dr. Christian Hilz of Trend-Store is one of those people who is wholeheartedly facing this tough challenge and willing to pass his knowledge on to others. For him, the key to ...

Company News • 07.02.2017

Kesko now purchases 100 percent renewable electricity

K-Group also increases own renewable energy production

Since the beginning of 2017, all electricity purchased by Kesko in Finland is renewable. In 2017, the amount of electricity purchased by Kesko will be approximately 540 GWh. This electricity will be used in K-stores and the K-Group’s other ...

News • 16.01.2017

EuroShop 2017: focus on energy efficiency

ECOpark and Eco Forum demonstrate and discuss professional energy management in the retail trade

EuroShop is an important barometer and a worldwide indicator of future developments in the retail trade. When the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre opens its gates for the world's leading trade fair in the retail trade, from 5 to 9 March 2017, ...

Communication • 15.12.2016

Retail industry: act sustainably and talk about it!

“Sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive, they complement each other.“

Major retail chains like Coop and Marks & Spencer are role models in many ways when it comes to sustainable retail. They heap awards and accolades for their responsible projects and approaches. Other retailers should also acknowledge this ...

News • 25.11.2016

German businesses focusing on climate protection

More and more businesses interested in providing their own energy needs

German companies are making efforts to protect the climate. The latest trend study from E.ON shows that a majority of companies take the issue of energy conservation seriously. Around 75 percent of the CEOs surveyed indicated that they had ...

Company News • 09.11.2016

Schaeffler presents its strategy "mobility for tomorrow"

Future trends climate change, urbanization, globalization and digitalization as starting point

The demands on mobility are rapidly changing and require new responses. In order to address this challenge, the Executive Board of Schaeffler AG in close coordination with the Supervisory Board and after intensive dialogue with the Group’s ...

Shop design • 19.09.2016

Toms: When shopping becomes a good deed

Image gallery of London’s Toms store sustainability commitment

At the trendy TOMS store in London’s Carnaby Street, the core elements of customer-centric store design catch your eye – right along with the feel-good factor. Located in the midst of London whilst featuring plenty of wood and simple ...

Report • 11.11.2015

A statement for sustainability

New IKEA building in Kaarst is environmentally friendly pilot project

Furniture retailer IKEA launches a worldwide unique pilot project in Germany: Under the motto "More Sustainable Store" the new IKEA furniture store in Kaarst in North Rhine-Westphalia Kaarst will unite all aspects of the company's ...

Report • 05.06.2015

What shopdesign can look like: Zara in Hamburg

Flagshipstore reopened with spacious and sustainable design

Here you could even shake a leg in your new summer dress: In Zara's reopened store at Mönckebergstraße in Hamburg, Germany, spacious corridors, with elegant, unobtrusive elements, catch the eye. Clear structures, simple lighting ...

Interview • 22.05.2015

"You don’t have to be instantly 100 percent green"

Retail lags behind when it comes to sustainable packaging. Interview with Peter Désilets, pacoon AG

German retailers are scaredy cats – at least when it pertains to sustainable packaging concepts. The fact that they could save up to 20 percent in costs by using them and that they are passing up an immense image improvement, barely seems to ...

Interview • 07.04.2015

"As a grocery retailer, we work on lean logistical processes every day"

Lean and Green Award winner Lidl explains its sustainability concept in this interview with iXtenso

Sustainability and climate protection are subjects that ultimately also pertain to logistics. Recently, GS1 Germany presented the Lean and Green Award to four companies who plan to reduce their logistics-related CO2 emissions by 20 percent within ...

Interview • 01.07.2014

"Hospitality and relations are the first purposes of our concept"

Interview with Paolo Lucchetta, RetailDesign

One of the Retail Design Award winners in 2014 was the Novoli, which is located in a shopping centre in Florence. Architect Paolo Lucchetta has designed this trend-setting supermarket. In our interview, he talks about the architectural ...

Interview • 01.08.2013

„Today’s trend is clearly headed towards integrated technology“

Interview with Nikolas Wagner, Director of Sales and Cooling Technology Retail Support with Carel

Cooling technology is still a major cost factor in food retail. Just in supermarkets alone, cooling systems are responsible for 40 to 60 percent of the power consumption. Nicolas Wagner, Director of Sales and Cooling Technology Retail Support with ...

Interview • 01.08.2013

"We can realize energy savings of up to 25 percent"

Interveiw with Nicolas Réhault, Team Leader at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE)

The energy-efficient store by discount grocer Aldi Süd in Rastatt, Germany, is said to only require two-thirds of the energy normally required for cooling, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting. A new energy concept that includes ...

Report • 01.08.2013

Modern Cooling Technology and its Possibilities

Retail wants to become more eco-friendly

The climate protection debate in retail is particularly determined by the buzzword ”sustainability“. Cutting costs and increasing cost effectiveness at the same time are also vitally important for successful management in the food trade. ...


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63571 Gelnhausen
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Hörburger AG
Gewerbestraße 5
87448 Waltenhofen
GK Software AG
GK Software AG
Waldstraße 7
08261 Schöneck/Vogtland
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Manhillen Drucktechnik GmbH
Schillerstraße 90
71277 Rutesheim
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
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50858 Köln
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GreenIT BB
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10119 Berlin
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Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH
Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH
Völklinger Str. 4
40219 Düsseldorf
Nedap N. V. Retail Support
Parallelweg 2 D
7141 DC Groenlo
Carrier Kältetechnik Deutschland GmbH
Carrier Kältetechnik Deutschland GmbH
Sürther Hauptstraße 173
50999 Köln
Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG
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49219 Glandorf
Stibo Systems GmbH
Stibo Systems GmbH
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Schweizer Straße 30
6850 Dornbirn
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Infoplus Blindow Namensschilder GmbH & Co. KG
Bahnhofstr. 24
22941 Bargteheide
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ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co. KG
Bachmühle 2
74673 Mulfingen
GS1 Germany GmbH
GS1 Germany GmbH
Maarweg 133
50825 Köln
Buckower Damm 30
12349 Berlin
Online Software AG
Online Software AG
Bergstraße 31
69469 Weinheim