Category Archives: Global

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

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

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Retail Space

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Retailing USAThe U.S. market has six times more retail square feet per person that the United Kingdom, with 2,375 square feet per 100 inhabitants. That’s more space than France, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Germany combined, making it an increasingly attractive locale for European retailers that have reached maturity in their home… Read More

5 Tips for Rebranding Success

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Customers Coming back1. FAIL TO PLAN = PLAN TO FAIL: For those companies embracing a rebranding effort, there’s no room for mistakes. On average, organizations refresh their corporate brands once every seven to ten years. Not only does rebranding require a lot of time, money and resources, but the company’s reputation is also at stake. Brand implementation is all about building one over-arching… Read More

Shopping Bags and Global Flags: Retailers Vie for a Stake in U.S. Real Estate Market

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PART II: International retailers land on U.S. soil

Beyond cross-border capital flows, international retail brands continue to land on U.S. soil for expansion and are targeting top-tier core markets for their storefronts. A diverse consumer base, buoyant income growth and a resilient economy has currently lured 175 international brands to take root in 19 top retail markets coast to coast, according to JLL’s latest report, The New World of… Read More

Shopping Bags and Global Flags: International Investment

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As the flow of capital throughout the world increases, and retailers and investors chase diversification and strong returns, the U.S. retail market is attracting more time in the international spotlight. JLL’s latest research anticipates a measured and selective uptick in cross-border retailing and capital flows into the U.S. in the coming year.

PART I: Cross-border capital flows soar into U.S. retail assets

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Brazil’s Retail Market Thrives

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Carnival, Copacabana and Caipirinha’s lure millions of tourists each year to Brazil, but today more than just the lodging market is booming. The retail market’s unprecedented growth is piquing the interest of investors and retailers’ seeking expansion and looking to rebalance their portfolios, according to JLL Research, launched today at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) retail real estate conference (RECon) in Las… Read More

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