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Retail Industry Insights
What makes shopping malls interesting and inviting?
How will the digitalization of retail industry change the shopping mall as we know it?
What kind of services make shopping malls enjoyable meeting places for everyone?
We at YIT have an extensive understanding of the retail industry and its latest international trends and customer behavior patterns, and how these trends affect the design of future shopping malls. We are constantly open to new ideas and determined to be building even more comfortable and enjoyable shopping and commercial premises for the future for our partners and for their customers.
We are currently developing many future shopping malls both in the Finnish capital region and elsewhere in Finland. Mall of Tripla, Helsinki’s new urban oasis opening up in 2019 and Dixi commercial centre, which second phase opened earlier in the spring 2017 at the heart of Vantaa, are some of our current projects.
We will be publishing here our latest articles about the rapidly changing retail industry, urbanization and changes in shopping behavior and leisure activities. The stories will also include current news about retail and restaurant world, and interesting interviews with star chefs and trend analysts. All the articles published here have been featured in our monthly YIT’s Retail industry insights and Mall of Tripla newsletters. You can subscribe to our Retail industry insights newsletter from the link below. The Mall of Tripla newsletter can be subscribed from here.
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Bankruptcy or banking the bucks? In a world full of change malls must be one step ahead of their customers. How the international superstar malls do this?
A first ever parking garage for bikes comes to Finland!
Parking space for 3 500 bicycles, a biking club for enthusiasts, location by the city’s best bike lanes… this is how Mall of Tripla takes care of its biking customers. Read more
Shopping centre Dixi's extension is now open
The expanded Dixi in Tikkurila now houses almost 40 attractive shops. The shopping centre expansion brought more restaurants to the area but it now also includes many new special boutiques and a brand new fitness centre that is open 24/7.
Brick-and-mortar vs. online shopping – who wins with the millennials? Surprisingly, online attracts digital natives much less than you’d expect.
Summer forever? And in Finland of all places!
What do you get when you combine surfing and beach volley with a wave-making machine? Endless underground summer in the heart of Pasila. Read the stunning story behind the brand new Helsinki Surf Beach Helsinki's concept. Read more
Digitalisation is the key to knowing your customer
Retailers can’t exist without customers. In the future, understanding your customers and catering for them as individuals will be more important than ever. Only the shopkeepers who bravely make use of digitalisation will survive this challenge.
Retail industry prospects in city centres
How does shopping in city centres look like if shoppers move online and boutiques compete with suburban shopping malls? We spoke with a professor to find out.
Five storeys full of new tenants
Mall of Tripla enters autumn on a high note – over a half of its 250 business spaces are now reserved for top Finnish and international brands.
Get your space before it’s too late! Read more
The travel retail boom: from a thoroughfare into a luxury oasis
Commercial services arising around railway stations are improving as travelling by train increases. How to best serve busy passengers when train stations turn into shopping locations, like airports have?
Shopping mall, what’s going on?
The Finnish shopping mall industry is alive and kicking. Take a look at the current state and future of the mall business – we crunched the numbers for you.
Kim Heiniö's culinary art comes to life in Mall of Tripla's restaurant world
Thirty years and a hundred restaurants. Kim Heiniö is a seasoned professional when it comes to restaurants – and now he is bringing his know-how to Mall of Tripla. The restaurateur is confident that Tripla is fully capable of becoming Helsinki’s number one neighbourhood when urban experiences and enjoyment are considered.
The construction site at Pasila never sleeps – not even during the holidays. See Tripla’s progress from the summer season. Read more