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Trends and Analysis

RECon 2016: Mixing Uses to Woo Traffic Back to Centers

Retailers and shopping center owners are adjusting their expectations and ideas of what makes the right tenants or co-tenants. At the end of the day, it’s all about getting people onto a property.

Apricot Lanes, Des Moines IA

Apparel Franchises Hitting Their Stride

Apparel franchises are growing thanks to improvements in inventory systems.

Bill Taubman

ReCon 2016: Bill Taubman Makes Case for Tech That Doesn’t Homogenize Retail

Centers and retailers must deliver on the “fundamental brand promise” without getting so bogged down in tech that creativity is stifled, the executive said during ICSC’s annual retail real estate conference.

Chad Symens

POS Data: Retail’s Biggest, ‘Untapped’ Opportunity

Chad Symens, founder of Accelerated Analytics, discusses how POS data can be used to inform retail businesses.

Marketplaces replaced bartering, and have been remained essential unchanged in concept for hundreds of years.

Think Tank: How Retailers Cope as the Nature of Commerce Evolves

Sanjay Parthasarathy, founder and chief executive officer of Indix, shares his perspective on the evolution of commerce from bartering to the Internet of Things.

Tony King

Tony King: Forget ‘E-commerce,’ Just Call It ‘Commerce’

The e-commerce pioneer discusses digital commerce and the importance of narratives.

Ross Stores Posts Q1 Profit

Shoes and home did well in the quarter.

Dubai Mall

Luxury Retailing in the Gulf Faces a ‘New Norm’

In its white paper, the Chalhoub Group asserted that the market is in a mature growth phase.

Calls for Retail to Usher in New Way of Thinking Key Theme at Shoptalk

It was out with the old and in with the new way of thinking about retail and digital as one.