Since the beginning of the pandemic, brick-and-mortar retail has been in crisis. The shopping behavior of Berlin citizens has changed – with consequences for districts, quarters and shopping streets. Statistically, the retail trade with non-foodstuffs is -21.6% below the previous year’s value.

We, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, the Berlin Business Development Agency, support brick-and-mortar retail companies in order to strengthen retail locations and to preserve the diversity of shopping streets.

Our retail team in the company service section offers the brick-and-mortar retail trade information on the following topics:

  • Digitalization
  • Funding and financing
  • Mobility
  • Personnel
  • Areas
  • Sustainability
  • Networks
  • Interest groups