During the Programme, the students will take a 5-day field trip to Sweden to visit the ITAB company – one of the major European Retail concept suppliers – to learn about the latest technological innovations for Retail, the H&M headquarters in Stockholm, have an overview of the concepts (H&M, H&M Home, COS, & other Stories, ARKET, A-FOUND) of the Swedish Retail giant, and closely study the main achievements of leading international Retail brands in one of the most avant-garde places in this field.
ITAB is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of shop concepts, checkouts, lighting, fixtures and fittings and shop equipment. It creates unique, turnkey shop concepts, exclusive, brandbuilding environments and shop-in-shop concepts, and efficient pharmacies. It also has solid experience of supplying basic fittings, efficient checkouts and smooth-flowing entrance areas to the convenience goods trade and other store environments.
Years of experience have resulted in systematic working methods for both design and concept development, including just-in-time production and reliable rollout plans with simultaneous installation in multiple stores. ITAB has sales offices in more than 30 countries, and has around 20 production facilities throughout Europe and in China. It’s dedicated to the idea of creating the ultimate shopping experience. With control over the entire process, it’s able to improve and adapt its offering to many needs.