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Jun 14, 2018

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Mike Jordan, Retail Research Manager at ShopCore Properties, joins James Cook for a stroll through the French Market in the New Orleans French Quarter.  It's the oldest market in the country. It was a Native American trading post before...

Jun 7, 2018

James Cook meets up with Silicon Valley researcher Christan Basconcillo to get a sense of the role that retail plays in this global tech hub.  They take a stroll along the streets of Santana Row, San Jose's 42-acre mixed-use village with Jeff Kreshek and Collette Navarrette of Federal Realty. Collette relates the role...

May 31, 2018

Cafe X is a San Francisco startup that's betting that you'll want to buy coffee drinks made by a robot.  They've got three locations in the city. James Cook, Susan Persin and Starr Moss visited two of them. They talked with Henry Hu, Cafe X founder and CEO and Sam Blum, Cafe X Community Manager.

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May 17, 2018

James Cook and Taylor Coyne set out to learn about the state of retail in Downtown Atlanta. Coleman Morris gives the scoop on ambitious developments underway. Gillam Campbell leads a road trip through time to show what happened in the city's past that made it what it is today.

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May 9, 2018

Retailers that you've never heard of are clamoring to sell you things.  But they need help.

James talks with David Zoba about HiO, a curated pop-up collection of foreign brands. HiO is currently running six European brands in Simon Properties' The Edit space at Roosevelt Field Mall on Long Island with brands like Campo...