I missed the 2008 show, but quickly got back in the EuroShop mode on
Saturday, recalling the tram system, the ever-present cigarette smoke
and the massive Messe Dusseldorf campus. This year’s event was the
largest ever, with more than 2,000 exhibitors showing in 1.15 million
square feet, and more than 106,000 attendees.
was a sizeable American contingent this year, including the Euro A Go
Go tour of about 120 retailers, designers and suppliers. A.R.E.’s two
events—Shoptalk and the North American Reception (co-sponsored with
DDI, GlobalShop and Messe Dusseldorf)—were both well-attended. Click here to read more.