The Digitalization of Retail Spaces

This workshop-kit is the result of a research project that took place during 2015 and 2016, which was financed by the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova). The project consisted of three project partners; Nordic Council of Shopping Centers (NCSC), United Minds and Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT).

Explore your digital present and map your digital future.
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Why does this workshop-kit exist?
To spread the insights and results of the research project this workshop-kit was been developed to support the members of NCSC and other stakeholders to strategically handle the challenges of the digitalization of retail spaces. The workshop-kit consists of several different components that should be used in combination to gain the best insights and outcomes.

The intention of this workshop-kit is not to be the answer to the challenges of digitalization for every actor within the retail industry. Rather, since every actor is unique, this will be a tool for actors such as property owners, retailers and consultants to make informed decisions when it comes to how the digitalization will affect them strategically. Accordingly, we think that the digitalization should not be understood in isolation, rather it must be considered as an integrated part of the business strategy and its importance must be evaluated in regards to its relevance for the business strategy.

Remember to register for NCSC Norway Shopping Center Awards 2017

The competition has already started! The search for the best shopping center in Norway is in progress. Do you work at the best center, or do you know somebody that should enter the competition? The award show will be held in Stavanger 19th of October during Kjøpesenterkonferansen at Quality Hotel Energy. During the show we […]

Registration NCSC Sweden Shopping Center Awards 2017

The search for Sweden’s Best Shopping Center has started. Is it your center or do you know one that should compete? The prize ceremoni will be held in Stockholm 23 October during NCSC Sweden Awards at Sweden Urban Arena which also includes several other categories in the business. NCSC Sweden: Anmälan NCSC Sweden Shopping Center Awards […]

Nominate Finland’s Best Shopping Center 2017

It’s time to nominate Finland’s Best Shopping Center 2017. The prize ceremony will be held in Helsinki at Restaurant Pörssi on the 12th of October during the NCSC Finland Awards which also includes Finland’s Best Retailer 2017. NCSC Finland: SUOMEN PARAS KAUPPAKESKUS ALKUKILPAILU 2017 Kilpailun ideana on kannustaa kauppakeskusjohtaja/omistaja/manageri kehittämään kauppakeskustaan siten, että samalla koko […]