Category Archives: Digital Retail

Bagged or boxed? JLL predicts the future of 13 retail categories

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The way shoppers value time, touch and money drives on- or off-line purchasing

Online retail sales will grow by an average of 15 percent annually through 2020 according to eMarketer. But, the rate at which online versus in-store sales occur will vary drastically by category. JLL’s latest report explores the tie between how shoppers value goods and the way 13 retail categories will be sold.

“Shoppers each have a unique value system for… Read More

What is Fueling Retail’s Future?

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James Cook, Director of Retail Research, hosted a compelling webinar about the ‘F’ words that are fueling Retail’s future. Don’t wash our mouths out with soap, when we say the ‘F’ word we are talking about eight distinguished categories changing the way we understand and predict retail including: food, fast fashion,… Read More

To pop-up or not to pop-up? That is the question.

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Ever notice that Halloween store that opened overnight? Or, heard through the grapevine that your favorite Etsy store would be opening a home in your neck of the woods? Pop-up stores are becoming increasingly popular and can generate tons of buzz and business for retailers looking to expand their brand and… Read More

Going Global: ICSC ReCon Takeaways Retailers Should Consider

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What does it take for a retailer to be successful when expanding globally? At ICSC RECon today, Holly Cohen, Vice President of Global DTC Real Estate and Store Construction for Nike Inc., Karen Janes, Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate for Ralph Lauren, Michael Chu’di Ejekam, Chief Executive Officer of Atreos in Lagos, Nigeria and David Zoba, Chairman of JLL’s Global Leasing Board shared their insights.

Five key takeaways… Read More

JLL Taps Into Disruptive Technology, Brings Experiential Marketing to RECon

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In the wake of new technology advancements and increased consumer demand for a seamless, omnichannel shopping experience, the retail real estate industry must adapt or be left behind. Today at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) conference in Las Vegas, JLL reveals its fully renovated booth space (C1001-10th Avenue in the Central Leasing Hall), designed to showcase technology’s impact on the retail industry and  introduce retailers to solutions that impact… Read More

Bring on the Bazaar!

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I am a late-born shopper. Not that I am so young, but rather that I have only recently truly started to appreciate – and occasionally revel in the shopping experience. My teen years were spent in harried weekend shopping trips from Kingston, Jamaica to Miami to pick up necessities. The goal was to be efficient and thrifty. And at 5’0” and… Read More

From Mobile Wallets to iPad Checkout – Technology Drives The Future of Retail

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Walking the EXPO floor of the NRF conference Retail’s Big Show, it’s clear again that technology plays an integral role in the future of retail.  From iPad checkout to mobile payment technologies to advanced checkout lanes to biometrics and geofencing, retailers are inundated with a plethora of vendors and options to improve productivity, increase sales, and create the store experiences they need… Read More