The retail landscape today looks different than it did just a few years ago.
For retail professionals, the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Spring RECon Convention in Las Vegas is the highlight of the year.
At a time when store closings and consolidations are dominating the headlines, understanding the underlying industry dynamics also requires paying close attention to new store openings.
2017 is just two months old, but we have already experienced what feels like a year’s worth of major store closing and liquidation announcements from national brands.
The good vibes, as well as the negative rumblings, that percolate through big events are an annual check on the pulse of an industry.
I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about an article I read earlier this summer, a piece by Krystina Gustafson that appeared on cnbc.