• Features

      International Invaders Create New Retail...

      February 22, 2018 · BY Marie Driscoll

      There are so many reasons for the demise of the traditional mall, including (and first on the list) a lack of newness and excitement that creates moments of discovery and delight. Retail success is actually… Read More

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      Walmart’s “Last Ten Miles” –...

      February 21, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      Amazon has been struggling to decrease the cost and increase the speed of the pesky “last mile,” as it defines the last leg of delivery to the consumer. In fact, they have been working toward… Read More

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      Super Bowl 2018: What We Can Learn from...

      February 20, 2018 · BY Jane Singer

      The Super Bowl is the single biggest advertising event of the year. This year the Super Bowl reached 103.4 million people and a 30-second ad cost $5 million. To give some spending perspective, Sunday Night… Read More

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    • Consumer Behavior

      Grocery Store or Platform?

      February 19, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      By Robin Lewis There’s that word “store” again. And it’s been used for centuries to describe physical buildings that store and sell groceries, including packaged goods. The store, as burned into our minds over all… Read More

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    • Features

      The New “Third Place”

      February 18, 2018 · BY Eric Hertz

      1. Trendy Food-Driven Centers Out of adversity comes opportunity. Some of the most forward-thinking developers in the beleaguered shopping center sector have hit upon an entirely new formula—one that replicates the Starbucks model as the… Read More

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    • Features

      Home Magnolia Home

      February 14, 2018 · BY Warren Shoulberg

      The great home furnishings design capitals of the world: Paris, Milan, New York, Waco Texas. Whaaaaaa? Unless your cable TV has been out for the past five years, you probably are aware that this city… Read More

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