Value Retail is the only company to specialize exclusively in the creation and operation of luxury outlet shopping destinations, the 11 Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe and China. Through the Collection of Villages, Value Retail serves the world’s leading brands with a unique retail proposition in key tourism markets, working with the world’s leading travel trade operators to attract the luxury traveling consumer to its distinctive shopping experience. Value Retail delivers consistently improving performance, striving to build and maintain long term partnerships with the brands it serves.
TRAUB has been an advisor to Value Retail for over 8 years, advising the Company on the merchandising and leasing of several of their European Villages, including two of their most successful locations, Bicester Village outside London and La Vallée Village outside Paris. TRAUB works with senior executives of leading brands to secure and nurture strong relationships with the Villages, ensuring brand productivity and maximum performance. TRAUB also helps define the positioning of several projects as well as the merchandising mix. TRAUB most recently worked on Value Retail’s latest project, Shanghai Village, which opened in May 2016 and is located adjacent to the Shanghai Disney Resort.
The Villages are widely recognized as the best performing shopping centers in terms of sales densities in the world. The Collection of Villages in Europe and China, since its beginning with Bicester Village in 1995, has delivered double digit growth in gross sales each year. In 2016 the Collection attracted 37.4 million visits.