in inner cities: Altmaier, the store wants to prevent die

German economy Minister Peter Altmaier wants to prevent in the Corona-crisis, bankruptcies of smaller stores in inner cities. "We need to develop concepts for

in inner cities: Altmaier, the store wants to prevent die

German economy Minister Peter Altmaier wants to prevent in the Corona-crisis, bankruptcies of smaller stores in inner cities. "We need to develop concepts for the revitalisation of the inner cities," said the CDU politician of the German press Agency. "We want to prevent that it comes to a Die of the shops in the inner cities." In doing so, he focuses primarily on digitization, in order to strengthen retailers and to make the Shopping and stay for the customers in the city centres more attractive.

"it is Now less to distribute new money, but to strengthen the attractiveness of the inner cities," said Altmaier, with a view on receivables, consumer vouchers to spend. The lowering of the VAT by the end of the year, acting according to his observation, and, above all, investment in higher quality consumer preferred products.

Since the Corona pandemic would be made very much more transactions online, said Altmaier. This Trend, he wants to involve smaller transactions more: "We need to help the business owners in the inner cities to digitalize your customer relationships so that, in the fashion shops and Shoe shops to benefit," he said. "For example, if a customer would like to have a branded shirt order online, he should not necessarily be the manufacturer to do, but have the opportunity to buy for the same price on the retailers of his choice online."

He also think it is important to develop the use of digital services district concepts, which led, for example, on weekends the city is perceived by the people as a "space of experience", said the Minister. The open the gastronomy of new possibilities.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 11:20

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