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Oct 13, 2020

The pandemic has pushed retailers to rethink how to best use their real estate assets. Some are employing retail stores for online fulfillment or last mile delivery, while others are trimming the number of retail stores.  Kris Bjorson leads the Retail/e-commerce Distribution group and Geno Coradini leads the retail...


Sep 29, 2020

The most rewarding kind of shopping experience is one of connection and discovery.  Architect Yann Taylor wrote about how shopping centers can promote connection and discovery in his blog post, Walking Our Way (Slowly) Back to the Mall. He is a President at Field Paoli, where he designs mixed-use and retail...


Sep 11, 2020

The chain Stuckey’s started as a simple roadside stand in 1931. Today, it's known for Stuckey’s branded snacks and candies, like the pecan log roll.

CEO Stephanie Stuckey talks about her mission to reinvigorate this classic family brand through social media, branding and expanded ecommerce.

Taylor Coyne, research...


Sep 4, 2020

The San Francisco Bay Area is known for its food scene. Rhonda Diaz Caldewey, who works to find real estate for retailers and restaurateurs, talks about what attracts great restaurants to the area and the struggles many operators have encountered.

James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for...


Aug 19, 2020

Keisha Virtue talks about the drastic changes in Back to School shopping habits revealed a new consumer study. Ashlyn Booth explains how shopping centers have had to change their marketing techniques and messaging for Back to School and the coming Holiday season. James Cook is the director of retail research in...