Why Creating a Shopping Experience Has Become Vital for Retail

by Catherine Salfino – SourcingJournalOnline.com. When someone needs a new pair of jeans, does she go shopping for them, or are they an item thrown in a cart when she does her shopping? Industry experts say when consumers go shopping for clothes, they don’t want a humdrum routine. They want an interesting, exciting experience—and that rings … More Why Creating a Shopping Experience Has Become Vital for Retail

Free Wi-Fi: A Trend for Mall Properties

Originally published in The Center of Shopping 30 June 2016 Many U.S. Consumers Also Expect Interactive Kiosks, Portable Electronic Charging Stations While Shopping.  In the mass media, omni-channel retail has garnered the lion’s share of attention concerning how technology affects malls. But a wide variety of technology already present in America’s regional and superregional centers has … More Free Wi-Fi: A Trend for Mall Properties

Specialty Retail Trends in Franchising

Originally published in specialtyretail.com by Poornima Apte. Fitness, healthy food and value-oriented concepts drive baby boomers and millennials alike to shopping centers across the country. The numbers speak for themselves. According to the International Franchise Association, franchises will produce $890 billion of economic output in 2015, with 8.9 million jobs. They are also on track … More Specialty Retail Trends in Franchising

How Indochino Used Pop-ups to Transition from Clicks to Bricks

Original article from specialtyretail.com Drew Green is Chief Executive Officer of Indochino, the world’s largest made to measure men’s apparel company. Without a doubt, ecommerce is a huge force in today’s retail landscape. With consumers spending billions of dollars every year in North America, people are shopping online, and shopping a lot. Many online brands are … More How Indochino Used Pop-ups to Transition from Clicks to Bricks