Total Sales in Galactico Shopping Centres Grew by 4% in 2014
In 2014, total sales of the Galactico Shopping Centres (Alfa, Mols, Dole, Origo and Galerija Centrs), operated by Linstow Center Management have grown by 4% over 2013.
Evija Majevska, Commercial Director of Shopping Centres, Linstow Center Management, “In 2014, the shopping centres that demonstrated particularly good sales figures were Alfa Retail Park with sales growth of 7% and Mols Shopping Centre with +6%.”
In 2014, split of number of shoppers among the Galactico Shopping Centres has remained the same if compared with average figures in 2013. Some shopping centres, though, show a slight increase in the number of purchases.
In 2014, the average purchase amount has increased a bit over 2013. Highest average purchase amount was recorded in Alfa Retail Park, where it increased by 6%, then follows Origo Shopping Centre with +5% and Galerija Centrs, Mols and Dole with +3%.
“If we look at the tendencies in the recent year, we can say that shopping habits of customers are rather stable, as the number of purchases made in the shopping centres has remained the same. Average purchase amount and sales figure show a slight tendency of growth though, which means that customers spend a bit more than a year earlier when shopping. This is dictated by rise in prices of some goods and general improvement in economic situation,” concludes Ms Majevska.
In 2014, Galactico gift cards that are electronic gift cards used to pay for purchases in over 650 shops in Alfa, Origo, Galerija Centrs, Mols and Dole Shopping Centres have retained their popularity. In 2014, more than 225 thousand cards with total value over 6.8 million euro were issued. All in all, during these eight years while Linstow Center Management has been issuing electronic gift cards,.87 million cards for total amount of over 43.7 million euro have been issued.