Category Archives: EMEA Retail

I am a Londoner: Lovisa Harryzon

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How do you advise clients about a market without having experienced it? That was a challenge Lovisa faced. She had several existing clients and targets based in the UK, so she left her home of Stockholm for 5 weeks to become a Londoner. Learn about her experience and how JLL helped her achieve her ambition for local market knowledge.

JLL Tenant Representation Manager Lovisa Harryzon wanted to understand… Read More

Emerging global cities entice retailers

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JLL’s Destination Retail report unveils top global growth markets for retailer expansions

International Retailer Attractiveness

The global retail landscape is expected to change significantly over the next 10 years, as a fast-growing middle class in emerging markets attracts retailers hungry for growth, according JLL’s Destination Retail report. But as companies seek out these… Read More

Does where you’re from Matter? It Does for Retailers Expanding Globally.

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More than 30 years ago a man named Tommy Hilfiger changed men’s apparel by modernizing the standard button-down shirt and chino pant into fitted and designed apparel. It hallmarked the movement of bringing classic “American cool” to the world, and today Tommy Hilfiger ranks as the top global retailer with stores in 94 percent of the top 140 cities around the world, according to JLL’s Destination Retail 2016 report. The report… 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.

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Retail Cross-Border Expansion is Rising in the Top 50 Global Cities

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Many say success is a journey, not a destination, but according to JLL’s latest report – the destination is everything. JLL’s Destination Retail report, which looks at the top cities worldwide for retailing, shows 50 major global cities have risen to the top of the list for mainstream, premium and luxury retailers’ expansions. While the list is dominated by cities in Asia Pacific, those in the Middle East are coming on… Read More

Retail Heavy Hitter David Zoba Joins JLL as Global Retail Leasing Board Chairman

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DavidZoba02 baybridgeJLL’s retail leadership has been vocal about the company’s intent to serve as a global industry leader in retail real estate services. In the last 18 months, the firm has made strategic investments in top talent to expand its retailer representation business worldwide, and today marks another milestone. Industry heavyweight David Zoba joins JLL… Read More

Destination Retail: Bicester Village Tour

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image2NEWSFLASH ICSC European Conference Update: The ICSC European Conference kicked-off yesterday in London. Attendees are gathering to explore the age of omni-channel and how shopping channels will complement each other. JLL’s VP’s Justin Greider and Aileen Messigner are participating to share best practices and offer a U.S. perspective.

In line with this year’s theme, Destination Retail, Justin and Aileen… Read More

Recipe for success? How Retailers are Using Food and Beverage for Inspiration

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By: Dominic Bouvet, JLL Director – EMEA Retail and Leisure

Back in the 90s, or even as recent as the Noughties, if you entered a shop drinking a can of coke or eating a Mars bar you would be approached by a shop assistant and asked to leave the premises or at least told to finish your food before re-entering. They were in fear of merchandise being damaged or litter being… Read More

VIDEO: Livin’ Large: Luxury Retail Market

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Designer goods have always held a prominent place on the richest streets in America. On the Las Vegas strip at the ICSC conference, thousands of high street retailers are gathering to determine the best strategies to serve the shopping elite. Experts say now more than ever, luxury brands are including a mix of both physical and online presence.

 

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Retail Crosses a Bridge this Week in Istanbul

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NEWSFLASH: ICSC European Conference Update: This week the retail industry gathers in Istanbul, Turkey for the 2014 ICSC European Conference to examine how shopping centers can innovate, analyze how to meet changing consumer demands and learn about future growth – and after a few delayed flights from the United States, I finally made it!

My arrival flight descended over the rural countryside of Turkey, and then approached the urban areas and city… Read More