Promoting pan-European research


The European Shopping Centre Trust also supports key research projects such as The Importance of Shopping Centres to the European Economy, which clearly shows the significance of the sector’s contribution to the wider European economy.

Since first publication in 2008, this research has been widely cited in news magazines, the trade press and elsewhere.

ESCT funds an annual Europe-wide study analysing the European retail scene, providing an industry forecast for turnover and inflation.


Click here to download PDF Seducton of the advanced What Shoppers expect from Retailers at the Cutting Edge


Click here to download PDF Key European Retail Data 2012 Review and 2013 Forecast