For the issue 02/2018 (pp. 26-27), Dirk Labusch from the real estate magazine “Immobilienwirtschaft” spoke to Klaus Striebich, chairman of the board of the German Council, Christine Hager, Managing Director / Head of Shopping Center Asset Management at redos and on board member of the German Council, and Ingmar Behrens, Head of Public Affairs at the German Council, about shopping centres in times of e-commerce. Do centres till have any advantages over online competition? “Many,” says Christine Hager. “The social aspect of a centre is increasingly important, the community thought”. However, according to Christine Hager it is also crucial that tenants set themselves up digitally in order to offer consumers more service and to pick them up on all channels. “What we need to achieve is the digital mall,” says Hager. Read the full interview here.