|07.09.2013 : Art, Therapy and PlaceEmpowerment
The European Retail Academy started already in 2006 a Forum Art Business (link) as a special link ; in 2012 it organized as a part of urban revitalization an international exhibition "Student Art" in the water-castle of the city of Dueren(link) . Now together with friends of art it started an Academy for Art,Therapy and PlaceEmpowerment to merge teaching of those three disciplines.
Beside ERA the other co-founders are the internationally well known artist Mary Bauermeister, E.Gebauer, M.-C.Hallier, W.C.Jung, L.Mandac, O.Pfoertner and SAXA. Chairman of the advisory board is Prof.Dr.B.Hallier, further member is Dr. Sonja Petrikova from the Tretyakow Galery in Moscow. At the photo Mary Bauermeister and Olaf Pfoertner pose for the contract together with Prof.Dr.B.Hallier and M.-C.Hallier on the water-roof of Mary's house which will be the center of the new Academy.
|01.08.2016 : Top Retailers Asia
Andrew Yeo, publisher of Retail Asia (covering 14 Asian territories) invites this year retail/retail experts for the traditional Top 500 Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner to Singapore. Retail Asia together with Euromonitor International and KPMG continued their survey of the best of the best in Asia.
Additionally an international jury is examining how the best retailers have overcome the present challenges and by what strategies they should seize the upcoming opportunities. The Forum "Retail Revolution" will be hold together with the Gala for the award- winners at October 28th 2016 (more by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org )
|21.08.2019 : Globalization/Standardization
Globalization needs Standardisation: also in the field of barcodes. While in the mid 70ies the printed barcode was the innovation driver for the cash-zone and between retail and industry, in the second step Chips increased the data-volume and reading distance. The third generation are now QR or two dimensional Codes being used both instore- and for mobile shopping while connecting both: brick-and-stone and the digital world. QR enables the Internet of Things.
The International Two-dimensional Code Industry will organize its second Development Summit with the 2019 topic "TheCode' Connected World with Intelligence and Innovation" in Foshan, Guangzhou Province/China. Prof.Dr.B.Hallier will be guest of the Conference and speak about technology drivers of retail.