Monthly Archives: March 2014

Let’s Take This Offline: Retail’s Migration Back to Honest-to-Goodness Storefronts

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Fifteen years ago, online-only retailers didn’t exist but today there are more than 100,000 e-commerce retailers active in the United States, and while that number is set to double by 2020, bricks-and-mortar will remain a key driver to growth. Online-only sales strategies represent the ultimate in flexibility and cost-cutting, but the recent… Read More

You’ve got questions, who’s got answers…now that RadioShack’s closing 1000 stores?

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RadioShack’s Super Bowl Commercial The 80’s called…. They want their store back was a big hit, and may have been extremely prescient. But despite the headlines, the new store design promoted in the commercial is not counter to closing excess and underperforming stores— in fact it supports it, says JLL’s Michael Hirschfeld.

Shuttering storefronts is not revolutionary anymore, it’s evolutionary! In one fell swoop Radio Shack is changing how consumers perceive them, and

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JLL Expands Retail Platform to the Great Lakes Region

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Mary and MelissaAs part of its continued growth in retail brokerage, JLL today announced its expansion into the Great Lakes Region with the addition of Melissa Ruther and Mary Bresnahan as Vice Presidents, Retail Brokerage. The new team will be led by Steve Yenser as part of his current role as National Retail Brokerage Lead for JLL. Together, they will focus on all… Read More