Monthly Archives: November 2016

Black Friday Shopping Bonanza: a JLL Recap

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Black Friday is either the busiest or second busiest shopping day of the year – depending on who you ask – but there is little debate that it’s, well, busy. Every year, JLL asks some of the busiest folks around – our mall general managers – to give us the inside scoop on what’s going on at properties and retailers across the country. Here’s what we found out.

Two-thirds of centers reported… Read More

JLL Adds Unsuspecting Shoppers to the “Nice List” this Holiday Season

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This holiday season if you are doing your gift shopping at a JLL-managed center you might just get a little something extra for yourself. JLL-managed centers across the country will be giving away gift cards to spontaneously delight and surprise shoppers this November and December. Santa, or one of many JLL “elves”, will be handing out the cards – but there’s a catch – shoppers will be encouraged to redeem the… Read More

Forecast: JLL Expects Increase in 2016 Retail Holiday Sales

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holiday-forecast-2016-marquee-image-v2While retailer and consumer spending expectations denote the importance of the holiday shopping season, a divide exists between the two regarding when the season actually commences. According to JLL’s annual Holiday Forecast, the vast majority of consumers, more than two-thirds, believe the season starts after Thanksgiving, while little more… Read More