Has the Pandemic Impacted Retail Rotation?
Before Covid-19, retail rotation was considered an indicator of a city’s healthy business and retail fabric. Has the pandemic impacted the opening of new shops, or has the process continued, helping businesses stay afloat?
Web Summit Returned to Lisbon with an impressive lineup
Named the world’s largest and most influential tech conference, the Web Summit came back to Lisbon as an entire physical event. The organization says 42,751 people from 128 countries attended. This year’s event featured over 700 top-notch speakers such as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, Arm CEO Simon Segars, VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram, and former Facebook […]
Eixos Maps London Retail Offering Covid Impact Analysis
The way retailers are distributed across the city plays a vital role in business survival during a recession.
Trade Shows Uncertain Times
Expecting a dark winter, conferences are being canceled worldwide, putting millions of jobs at risk.
The Six-Foot and 15-Minute City
There is consensus for making cities greener, healthier, and more liveable. The “15-minute city”, a planning concept based on proximity focuses on these goals
Mayors Call for More Stimulus Funds for Green Recovery
Investing COVID stimulus funds in green solutions would create 50 million jobs, prevent 270,000 premature deaths, and deliver $280bn in economic benefits globally
Fira Barcelona ready for SmartCityLive, this year’s urban innovation event
Co-organized with Mediapro as a TV show, Smart City Live will be the digital edition of SCEWC this year. It will be online on Nov. 17-18.
New Normal driving exodus from cities, rebalancing rural towns
COVID-19 is leading the exodus to rural areas. It could hurt cities’ economies, but also presents opportunities for younger residents.
Barcelona Hires IT Experts to Help Residents With Digital Tools
The city created the figure of IT agents to provide tech support and help to use email, digital IDs, videoconferencing, and online government services.