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Nov 15, 2021

Mark Pilkington talks about his new book Retail Recovery: How creative retailers are winning in their post-apocalyptic world. He explains strategies that retailers can take and delves into several recent case studies.

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

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Oct 28, 2021

The Promenade in Santa Monica, CA is three city blocks of restaurants, bars and stores that are blocked off from car traffic. Despite its enduring popularity, many believed that the street was in need of reinvention. But just as an ambitious new plan was taking shape, the pandemic stopped it in its tracks....


Oct 6, 2021

Retailers are experimenting with branded video series and shoppable live streams. But many are still figuring out how to do it well. Andrea Wasserman is the former Head of Global Commerce at Yahoo. She talks about her lessons learned while producing a vast array of shoppable content, and offers advice to retailers...


Sep 3, 2021

What is American food? And how did hamburgers, fried chicken, and hot wings become the QSR mainstays they are today?

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Aug 18, 2021

Most retailers aren't doing a great job at creating a unified compelling brand experience across all their stores, apps and websites. Phygital experience is the combination of physical and digital and Dr. Wided Batat is an expert. She has written many books, including most recently Experiential Marketing, Food...