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Investors don’t count retail out just yet

Facing negative headlines and scrutiny, the picture of the retail sector may seem bleak across Europe. Investment fell 17% in 2018, at €49bn, while the 2.6 million sqm of new shopping centre space completed on the continent marked a 28% drop from the figure achieved in 2017, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Yet, the firm states in a recent report that “physical retail is very much alive, but it is undergoing a significant (and rapid) evolution”. Could there still be retail opportunities to be found in Europe?

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