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US News Yvelines: open-air shopping centers drew a crowd this summer

01:20  26 september  2020
01:20  26 september  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Aubergenville. Le centre commercial à ciel ouvert Marques Avenue a connu une affluence inattendue durant les congés d’été et notamment pendant la période des soldes © LP / M.Fi. Aubergenville. The Marques Avenue open-air shopping center experienced unexpected crowds during the summer holidays and especially during the

sales period.This is a report that gives merchants a little balm: the summer sales have held up well. to the crisis and the crowd pressed into the department's open-air shopping centers. Thus, Marques Avenue, located in Aubergenville, has just unveiled encouraging figures since the month of August saw a 24% increase in turnover and 30% additional attendance compared to the same period of the year. past. A "record", according to the management of this center while the summer sales were disappointing this year at the national level.

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Here, the Covid does not seem to have penalized the 62 shops in this open-air complex specializing in sales of branded products at low prices (Nike, Levis, Puma, etc.) and interior decoration. “There were actually more people this summer,” says a salesperson. Customers came with their families and stayed longer. »

Part of the holiday budget devoted to sales

The concept of open-air space, with wide shopping avenues and stores offering a large sales area, has certainly helped reassure some 170,000 visitors in August, among which a family clientele demanding on the respect of sanitary standards.

The establishment of the shopping center, along the A13 motorway, halfway between Paris and Normandy, has also contributed to boosting attendance. “We felt it quickly after the deconfinement,” testifies Romain Caradan, director of Marques Avenue d'Aubergenville. People got into the exercise and bought sports clothes. They also took care of their interior. And during this summer, we noticed a more tourist clientele, with buyers who are not necessarily from the region and who stop by us when they return from vacation. As for those who did not go on vacation this summer, they devoted part of their budget to sales. »

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The balance of sales is also very positive on the side of the One Nation Paris destocking shopping center in Clayes-sous-Bois, also open-air. "We are seeing a 28% increase in turnover compared to last year," says Philippe Catteau, chairman of Catinvest, owner of the center. The configuration of the site reassures customers, the risk of contamination being lower outside ”. According to him, this increase is notably carried by the parapharmacy Lafayette, the largest discount pharmacy in France: "with boxes of 50 masks at 9.90 euros against 25 euros usually, it has attracted many new customers."

Le groupe Lafayette Conseil a ouvert la plus grande parapharmacie de France sur 2100 m2 au sein du centre commercial One Nation Paris aux Clayes-sous-Bois./LP/Laurent Mansart © Supplied by Le Parisien The Lafayette Conseil group has opened the largest drugstore in France over 2,100 m2 in the One Nation Paris shopping center in Clayes-sous-Bois./LP/Laurent Mansart

With promotions up to -70%, the chairman of Catinvest observes that "customers, more concerned with saving money since confinement, prefer to buy in outlet to obtain better reductions". Among the sectors that are doing the best, home equipment and sportswear. "During the lockdown, people found that they were missing things like linens or kitchen utensils," he explains. Teleworking has also made it possible for some people "to play sports more easily" according to Philippe Catteau. Conversely, men's clothing and shoe stores do not perform well.

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Mon Beau Buchelay passes the 100,000 visitors mark

Plus to the west of the department, at Mon Beau Buchelay, we also talk about "a beautiful summer". It was the first for this complex with modern architecture which opened its doors in November 2019. While before confinement the weekly attendance on the site oscillated between 57,000 and 62,000 visitors per week, in July this figure is rose to over 62,000 to pass the 103,000 admissions mark during the month of August. "The results are excellent, the sales period worked well," explains on the spot. Activities were created, among others, several small beaches near the lake and near certain shops ”.

Le centre Mon Beau Buchelay a vu sa fréquentation augmenter durant le mois d’août/LP/Yves Fossey © Provided by Le Parisien The Mon Beau Buchelay center saw its attendance increase during the month of August / LP / Yves Fossey

It remains to be seen whether this trend will be confirmed in the long term. A mother met this Friday morning at Marques Avenue confides her reluctance to go shopping with her mask. “The pleasure is not the same, especially when the weather is hot. I even skipped the sales because of that and it hardly encourages me to come back, ”she says. Manon, she turned to distance sales and does not seem ready to change her habits.

Despite these potential threats, the management of the Aubergenville shopping center is already preparing Christmas and the decorations that accompany the end of year celebrations. Regardless of the evolution of sanitary. “We strongly believe in our concept of low prices and big brands. In times of crisis, we see it every day, it works, ”promises Romain Caradan.

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