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Aug 31, 2017

In the style of Shark Tank, three challengers vie to have their chosen neighborhood crowned as the #KingOfSummer in the Summer City Challenge.
James Cook, Arielle Einhorn and Taylor Coyne each compete for the favor of judge Julia Georgules.
The three pretenders to the throne:
  • 798 Arts District in Beijing, China is...

Aug 24, 2017

This is a crossover episode with the JLL Chicago Industrial Realtime podcast.  Listen to part 2 of this conversation: 
James joins Aaron Ahlburn, George Cutro and Chad Buch to learn more about how retailers use warehouses both...

Aug 17, 2017

Sea levels are rising faster than they have in 28 centuries.  Temperatures and annual precipitation is also growing. We can expect more extreme and dangerous weather in the future. How should retail business leaders prepare for this change?  How can retailers help lessen the impacts of climate change?
Retailers like...

Aug 10, 2017

James visits Beijing to learn more about China retail.
He meets up with the JLL Beijing Retail Research team: Steven McCord, Sam Zheng, Lesley Chai, Ming Ji and Linda Yu.
They check out a smart-phone-operated vending machine.
Sam Zheng says that most of his meals are ordered online through O2O, but he doesn't buy...