The world-leading fair for shop-fitting, POS and IT in retail, the Duesseldorf based EuroShop, broke four records:
- the net-exhibition area increased from 94.800 square meters to 107.100 sq. meters
- the number of exhibitors rose from 1.659 to 1.911
- 104.000 retail-specialists came from more than 90 countries
- more than 60.000 experts came from abroad; the split of foreigners was 70 percent Europeans, 30 percent from overseas.
About 6.900 experts came from Asia – among them the Indian Icon Kishore Biyani (CEO of Pantaloon) with his cousin Rakesh Biyani. EuroShop president Prof.Dr.Hallier’s quote was: “The retail-tigers have come to EuroShop”!