MANGO opens new megastore in Preciados street in Madrid

  • The store, with a surface area of over 1,700 square metres, has required an investment of nearly 3.5 million euros.
  • The Primavera Sound festival has commissioned various events for the official opening

Madrid, 2018-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO continues to expand in Madrid with the opening of its new megastore in Preciados street, one of the capital’s most prestigious shopping areas.

With a selling space of 1,711m2, the store is double the size of the premises it had in the area previously.The new megastore, which can also be accessed via Carmen street, stocks the Woman and Man lines, distributed on three floors.

The industrial style with exposed beams defines this new store, which combines a spectacular exposed wall painted in white with velvet, marble, wood and stone elements.On its upper floors, the store has internal patios and landscaped skylights, which give it plenty of natural light.

This new store, with a refurbishment and decoration investment of close to 3.5 million euros, features the architectural and interior design concept that MANGO has recently incorporated in its stores, which aims to unify all the lines in a large, single dynamic space, significantly improving the customer experience.

The megastore features the latest technologies the firm has incorporated in its new stores, such as digital changing rooms, e-tickets and PayGo payment.It will also have Wi-Fi and a specific area for Click & Collect.

Official opening party

Tomorrow, MANGO will hold an official opening party with performances by musical groups as diverse as Hinds, Nothing Places and Cristina Rosenvige, icon of the 80s Madrid scene.The event will reach a climax with Miqui Puig, renowned DJ at festivals such as Primavera Sound.In fact, the same festival has commissioned the different performances planned for this event.Last year, MANGO became the official sponsor of Primavera Sound, giving its name to one of the stages, a sponsorship the firm has continued for the second year running in its forthcoming edition in May.

Also participating at the opening event will be artists such as Carla Fuentes and María Herreros, who will illustrate and personalise various products from the new collection.

With this store opening, MANGO is continuing to increase its presence in Madrid, where it opened its Flagship Store in Serrano street last year.The firm has a total of 31 stores in Madrid and 381 throughout Spain.

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Source: MANGO

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LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain,, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — conneXion is LS Retail’s key event of the year, and features a conference and an Expo dedicated to retail and hospitality businesses as well as to LS Retail partners from all over the world.

conneXion Madrid will focus on how to create unforgettable customer experiences in a changing business world. The conference program includes an Expo showcasing innovative technology, and over forty informative and inspirational sessions.

“One of the most anticipated moments for our partner and customers is the joint keynote from Microsoft and LS Retail on Microsoft Dynamics 365,” says Eloise Freygang, Chief Marketing Officer at LS Retail. “Last year, the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 shook the world of retail and of IT. We have received so many enquiries about what our role will be in it: today our partners and customers can discover our plans for the road ahead,” concludes Eloise. The LS Retail, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 keynote will take place on Wednesday, April 26, and will be delivered by Marko Perisic, General Manager for Microsoft Dynamics SMB and Dynamics 365, and Dadi Karason, CTO at LS Retail.

The conference features more sessions discussing major current trends, issues and innovation in the retail and hospitality industry. Luis Cabrera, Senior Program manager in the Azure machine Learning Team at Microsoft, returns to conneXion to discuss how AI and machine learning are revolutionizing retail. Doug Stephens, the Retail Prophet, will inspire attendees with a glimpse at the future of retail. On Thursday, April 27, Dominik Meier, Senior Software Engineer at adidas, will join Petur Thor Sigurdsson, Product Director for omni-channel solutions at LS Retail, on the conneXion main stage. Together, they will share how LS Retail and adidas are uniting to create technology that enhances the shopping experience in-store.

At the conference Expo attendees can get acquainted with the latest software solutions from some of the best-known names in the field of retail and hospitality technology. Sponsors and exhibitors include innovative brands such as AGR Dynamics, ClickLearn, HP and Microsoft. At the Expo, guests can also receive technical support and product demos from LS Retail experts.

On April 26, LS Retail will award top-performing business partners during an awards ceremony at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The conference will close on April 27 with a celebration party at Quinta de Jarama.

Source: LS Retail

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Carrefour held successful 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony at Cybele Palace, Madrid

On 22 June, manufacturers Panrico, Pepsi Co, Buitoni, Comapa, Primar Ibérica, Calidad Pascual e Idilia Food, Mahou, L´Oréal España, Vigar, Mars España, Gallina Blanca, Nestlé y Ferrero Ibérica – received awards at a ceremony held in Cybele Palace, Madrid.

MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was the perfect location for the award of the prizes, a 9-meter screen was the center of attention for all the guests, who enjoyed a meal surrounded by an exhibition of all the Innovation Awards finalist products and in the company of  colleagues from the retail world, with spectacular lighting of the venue as the night progressed.

The event was opened by Carrefour Spain CEO Pascal Clouzard, who stated, “Retail must recognize and openly award the effort made by those who invest in the research and development of new products sought by today’s society or that improve on existing ones.”

The award ceremony was hosted by celebrated Spanish Television presenter Jota Abril, who surprised everyone by coming out of the screen. Two winners from the first awards ceremony also took to the stage to explain what receiving this award had meant for them. The event was very dynamic, various direct connections were made with twitter, with the tweets published by guests attending the event being posted directly via #premiosinnovación.

Carrefour Spain brought together impresarios, managers, experts from different sectors linked to the food industry, marketing and research, as well as media celebrities to publicize a total of 15 awards selected from the finalist products by an external jury made up of research, business, university and cultural experts.

And the winners were:

BREAKFASTS, SWEETS AND CONFECTIONERY:  Donuts Avellana, Panrico

CANNED GOODS, READY MEALS AND BASIC CATEGORY: Doritos Roulette, Pepsi Co

FROZEN FOOD:  Ham and cheese gluten free (1) or four cheeses pizza (2) Buitoni

MEAT, FISH AND READY MEALS: Range of ultra-thin sliced cured meats Supréme de Antaño, Comapa

YOGHURTS, DESSERTS AND DAIRY PRODUCTS: Cheestrings, Primar Ibérica

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Colacao Shake or Shake 0%, Calidad Pascual e Idilia Food

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Mahou MAESTRA beer, Mahou

BABY PRODUCTS: NESTLÉ NATURNES sachets with vegetables and cereals, Nestlé

PERFUMERY AND BEAUTY PRODUCTS: Bruma children’s anti-sand aerosol DELIAL ip50+, L´Oréal España

PERFUMERY AND HYGIENE PRODUCTS: Magic Retouch root concealer, L´Oréal España

DRUGSTORE: Manual rotary floor sweeper, Vigar

PETS Snack for medium-sized dogs  Pedigree DentaFlex, Mars España

YOUNG PEOPLE: Yatekomo World Tour stir-fried rice, cous cous  carbonara or mac&cheese, Gallina Blanca

ADULTS: Instant coffee NESCAFÉ Vitalissimo natural or decaffeinated, Nestlé

FAMILLES: NUTELLA B-ready filled biscuit, Ferrero Ibérica

After the Prizes were awarded, Jesús Lorente, Food Product Manager Carrefour España, took to the stage where he commented that, “Seven out of every ten innovations produced in Spain can be found in Carrefour,“ adding that, “Betting on innovation creates great opportunities, it is clear that categories in which there is innovation grow four times as much as the rest. It is important for companies to continue to innovate in order for the sector and the economy in general to grow.”

Supporting innovative brands
Carrefour’s Innovation Awards highlights the work of brands that invest in research and development, and are an acknowledgement that cooperation between retailers and producers is a crucial factor in the innovation process. Carrefour Spain is committed to offering its customers a wide selection of goods, including products by leading companies as well as those produced by small and medium-sized enterprises in every region where the chain has a presence. The objective? To offer the widest selection at the best prices on the market, giving customers more freedom of choice.

In two years, this award ceremony has become an annual meeting point of innovation for companies in the foods and consumer goods sectors.

For all request about the Carrefour Group (sales, financial results, governance, international,…), please contact the Carrefour Group media relations office:

. By phone:

Switchboard: +33 (0)1 41 04 26 00

For journalists: +33 (0)1 41 04 26 17

. By e-mail: presse_groupe@carrefour.com

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Carrefour held successful 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony at Cybele Palace, Madrid

Carrefour held successful 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony at Cybele Palace, Madrid

Source: Carrefour