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Apr 1, 2024

Beginning in 2006, a pivotal year marked by the widespread adoption of broadband internet, EDENS embarked on a journey to redefine itself  by focusing on human connection and experiential retail. Jodie McLean, CEO of EDENS, explores the company's mission to enrich communities. Jodie shares personal anecdotes to illustrate Edens’ evolution towards creating spaces that facilitate social interactions and community engagement, emphasizing the importance of dwell time and the concept of 'consequential strangers' in building relationships. 

James Cook is the Director of Retail Research in the Americas for JLL. 

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