Consumer confidence declined in the first quarter of 2019 and this trend continued in June.
In the first quarter of 2019, GDP increased by 0.1% compared to the previous one and decreased by 0.1% compared to the first quarter of 2018.
Between March and May 2019, retail sales fell by 0.4% in value and 0.5% in volume relative to the previous three months.
Though investments more than doubled compared to Q1 - supported by high street - during this first half year still results underperformed like the same period last year (-10%).
Investments in shopping centers are falling: the fear of the consequence of a growing e-commerce have discouraged foreign players.
Stable high street prime rents.