Vitra has partnered the Retail Design course at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences since 2013, sponsoring professional training in the specialist field of shopfitting. Students visited the Vitra Campus on 14 and 15 November 2016 to share ideas on the theme of retail trends and to discuss current merchandising concepts in the course of workshops and lectures – based on theory and practical examples.The Retail Design course focusses on the fast-moving retail sector. Shopfitting trends and developments are examined and analysed to ensure future understanding and gauging of tendencies and how best to respond. Vitra is extending its cooperation with the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences again for the coming year. Apropos: the application deadline for the aptitude examination is 1 February 2017.