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Malls and Gyms: A Match Made in Retail Heaven?

It comes as no surprise that many brick and mortar retail outlets have reported an overall dip in sales, thanks to the prevalence and mass appeal of online shopping. After all, being able to skip the traffic and parking, as well as the long lines at checkout, is hard to turn down. And, in particular, large indoor... READ MORE >

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Will Airports be the Next Big Retail Win?

Last year, we reported on a trend happening in Asia that is finding its way to the U.S. and that is the shipping container building movement. Now as retail looks for ways to get back into brick-and-mortar and for a reprieve from struggling malls, could U.S. airports be the next big win in retail? It’s Working in...

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7 Retail Shipping Trends We’re Keeping an Eye On

A lot has been made about the in-store shopping trends we are seeing in retail. What has largely been overlooked are the shipping trends shaping the retail landscape this year. Consumers continue to expect faster deliveries for free which is putting enormous stress on the last mile for retailers.

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5 Ways AR and AI are Changing the CRE Game

Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence (AR and AI) may still be far from standard in CRE, but it’s only a matter of time. Change is happening now and could hit sooner than many of us believe, leaving some CRE pros behind and pushing others to the forefront.

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M-Commerce: Selling Online Just Got More Interesting

It’s called m-commerce; it combines e-commerce with mobile. Last year, the number of people accessing the internet via mobile surpassed the number of people doing it from a desktop computer. That is exactly why selling online is shifting from an e-commerce model to an m-commerce model and already it’s revolutionizing the way businesses market to their customers.

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3 Ways the Industrial Market is Being Impacted by Retail

Retail trends have had a huge impact on the industrial market for the last few years. Amazon shifted the entire e-commerce industry to lightning-fast shipping, which means that industrial centers and warehouses are being moved to closer-to-the-city locations to handle the load.

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