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.

NCSC Finland Awards 2018

NCSC Finland Awards 2018 Gala dinner will be held on the 10th of October at Restaurant Pörssi in Helsinki. Please save the date, more information will come during spring.

Winner of NCSC Awards 2017

Congratulations FORUM Shopping Centre in Finland, winner of the Best Nordic Shopping Center 2017! The winner was announced on the evening on May 10 during the NCSC Nordic Award 2017 at the Scandic Continental in Stockholm. The nominated centers were; Jekta Storsenter in Tromsø, Norway, Metropol Shopping Centre in Hjørring, Denmark and Forum Shopping Centre […]