Trade Show
25 — 27 April 2019 China, Shanghai

C-star 2019


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Event details

As the official satellite event of EuroShop – The world’s No. 1 retail industry trade fair, C-star is dedicated to building up a great business platform for retail solution providers and retailers across the globe.
C-star is set to write another successful chapter in retail history at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) from April 25 to 27, 2019.
At the coming edition, C-star will feature a broad overview of the retail industry and will focus on five dimensions:
  • Shopfittings and Shop Furnishings
  • Store Design and Visual Merchandising
  • Smart Retail Technology
  • Lighting
  • Catering and Refrigeration system
In addition, C-star 2019 will hold a series of extensive and in-depth concurrent events:
C-star Retail Forum: Dynamic Future of Retail Ecosystem 
With the rise of new retail, shopping experience become the most important factor for retailers. The traditional shopping mall is undergoing the revolution from single buying to the establishment of retail ecosystem. C-star always keeps an eye on market trends. In 2019, the C-star Retail Forum will be themed as 'Dynamic Future of Retail Ecosystem', inviting retail brands, shopping center executives, research specialists, technology providers, among others to create an open platform for sharing knowledge, insights and networks.
ReTailor Hub
It is a dedicated communication hub for retailers & retail solution providers (Shopfittings and Shop Furnishings, Store Design and Visual Merchandising, Smart Retail Technology, Lighting, Catering and Refrigeration system), C-star will also Upgraded brick and mortar stores (300sqm) at the C-star fairground, where you can experience the new retail and meet retailers and solution providers during C-star.
An industry launchpad for digital retail pioneers and start-ups. It’s aiming to provide a unique networking platform for retail start-ups to open up the market. 
EuroShop Retail Design Award (ERDA)
EHI and Messe Düsseldorf GmbH present the ERDA for the three most convincing store concepts worldwide, it will be hold in April 25th, 2019.

C-star 2019 by the numbers:
  • 15 000+ visitors
  • 150+ exhibitors
  • 12 000 square meters expo space
Key products to be presented at the exhibition:
Shop fittings, shop furnishings, store design & visual merchandising: 
  • Shop furnishings
  • Shop fittings
  • Store design & visual merchandising
  • Shopping trolleys and baskets
  • Customer guidance systems
  • Lights
  • Lamps
  • Lighting planning and lighting systems
  • Lighting control systems
Refrigeration systems:
  • Refrigeration cabinets, deep-freeze units
  • Frozen food display cabinets, refrigeration systems, heat recovery systems
  • Refrigerated and deep-freeze storage
  • Cold rooms, deep-freeze rooms
  • Equipment for refrigerated and deep-freeze storage
Catering and hospitality equipment:
  • In-store bakery points
  • Ovens
  • Deep fat fryers
  • Combination steam cookers
  • Microwave ovens 
  • Coffee machines
  • Rotisseries
  • Ice makers
  • Food service machines
  • Packaging machines
  • Dishwashers
Store design & visual merchiandising:
  • POS/POP displays
  • Decorative shop furnishings
  • Outdoor advertising
  • POS marketing services
  • Mobile outlets 
  • Advertising materials
  • Fragrance marketing
Smart retail technology:
  • E-commerce solutions
  • Business analysis tools
  • Payment systems
  • ERP, merchandise management
  • POS software and hardware
  • Mobile solutions
  • Digital marketing solutions
  • Price labeling
  • Store communication, networks
C-star 2019 – an exhibition for those who are engaged in the fields of:
  • Fashion and apparel retail 
  • Supermarket / hypermarket / warehouse stores
  • Convenient stores / community stores
  • Other food retail
  • Pharmacy / cosmetics stores
  • Shopping malls / department stores
  • Outlet / discounter / factory stores
  • Furniture warehouses / hardware stores
  • Specialized stores
  • Wholesale trade
  • Restaurants and bars / franchising / hospitality and hotel business / catering
  • Theme parks / entertainment facilities
  • E-Commerce
  • Automatic vending stations
  • TV shopping / mail ordering / telephone ordering
  • IT and security
  • Financial services and banking
  • Payment solutions
  • Advertising agencies
  • Architecture and design agencies
TOP Exhibitors:
Adidas, Nike, Calvin Klein, Bestseller, MaxMara, Wanda Group, Charles&Keith, Apple, Louis Vuitton, Xiaomi, Huawei, Sephora, Basic House, Asobio, GAP, ALDI, IKE
25 — 27 April 2019
Thursday — Saturday
SNIEC (Shanghai New International Expo Centre)
China, Shanghai
2345 Longyang Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai