Tom McGee, president and CEO of the organization, also explains the role of physical stores in a consumer’s overall experience with a retail brand.
The International Council of Shopping Centers polled industry executives, who were bullish about a retail recovery by year-end.
Tom McGee, president and ceo of the ICSC, shares insights into the convergence of digital and physical stores.
The yearly confab has grown into a showcase for technology.
Real estate will adapt to new retail uses.
The organization said the “retail renaissance” has prevailed.
Retailers are stepping up efforts due to the tight labor market.
At a quieter than normal ICSC New York Deal-Making, the focus was on how to reinvigorate the mall.