NEW 08.11.2021 National
yip.at Strengthens Brick-and-Mortar Retail as a Platform and Promotes the Best Business Ideas: Salzburg- and Upper Austria-based Companies Win the Jury Over

20,000-euro “yip.at Business Grant” distributed


At the end of October, yip.at operator SES Spar European Shopping Centers awarded the first annual business grant for innovative businesses that have a presence on the platform. A 4-member jury of experts as well as the yip.at community, which was able to vote online, awarded three outstanding business ideas – two from Salzburg and one from Upper Austria – with this year’s “yip.at Business Grant”, amounting to a total of 20,000 euros.

NEW 15.10.2021 National
Polish retailer snaps up attractive retail spaces and opens at six SES shopping malls across Austria

Six new PEPCO branches to open this year

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After Austrian shoe retailer CCC’s rapid market exit, the retail spaces at SES shopping centers were quickly assigned to new partners. And as a result, new PEPCO stores will be starting up at six SES shopping malls this fall. On Thursday 21 October, a PEPCO shop will be opening for business at FISCHAPARK Wiener Neustadt. In November, two PEPCO stores will be moving in at the MURPARK and CITYPARK Graz centers. On 18 November, another store will follow at MARIANDL Krems. And at the beginning of December, PEPCO stores will be opening their doors at WEBERZEILE Ried and ATRIO Villach.
NEW 28.09.2021 Projects
Slovenian SES Shopping Center Receives Global Shopping Center Award

ALEJA Ljubljana Wins Global RLI Award 2021

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In May 2020, ALEJA shopping center opened its doors in the heart of Slovenia's capital city, Ljubljana. Now, the mixed-use shopping destination has succeeded in making it onto the winner’s podium of the highly prestigious Global RLI Awards. The newest of the five Slovenian centers owned by developer and operator SES Spar European Shopping Centers received the “Global RLI Award” in the “International Shopping Center – New Build” category in London on 23 September 2021. 

NEW 20.09.2021 National
First Shopping Center-based Store: Successful Transition from Online Store to Brick-and-Mortar Retail

“Stoffschwester” Opens Its Doors at FISCHAPARK


The most recent store opening at a location run by center operator SES proves that brick-and-mortar retail is an important platform when it comes to the success of new concepts: On Friday, 17 September, “Stoffschwester”, a new store for do-it-yourself fans and sewing enthusiasts, opened at FISCHAPARK in Vienna Neustadt. The iconic store, which covers an area of 300 m², offers fabric, yarn, sewing accessories, brand-name sewing machines, plotters, as well as sewing courses and workshops. 

NEW 13.09.2021 National
Shopping Center Operator Honored as a “klimaaktiv mobil Project Partner”

SES Receives Award from the Federal Ministry

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At the end of August, Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler presented awards to exemplary “klimaaktiv mobil Project Partners” in Vienna. SES Spar European Shopping Centers was recognized for its installation of e-charging stations at shopping centers located throughout Austria. In addition to the current 126 charging stations, SES intends to install an additional 21 charging points over the course of the next few months. At EUROPARK Salzburg alone, for example, the existing 12 charging stations will be increased to 18 by 2022 to meet growing demand.

NEW 09.09.2021 National
Trend toward Second-hand Fashion Has Become Increasingly Popular

Well-preserved Designer Fashion Items Can Be Exchanged at SES Shopping Centers for “Zehner” Gift Certificates


This fall, customers will be able to trade in second-hand, well-preserved, contemporary designer clothing at nine selected SES shopping centers in Austria. The equivalent value of clothing items, shoes, bags, and accessories will be immediately credited in the form of “Zehner” gift certificates. Reverse Retail, a German company that operates the Buddy & Selly purchasing platform, is the cooperation partner. 

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