For the past 17 years, Jason Metz has been at the forefront of the brand experience revolution. He’s helped iconic brands including: Porsche, P&G, Adidas, IBM, Anheuser-Busch, Walmart, Forever21, Nokia, MillerCoors, Pizza Hut and Conde Nast create stronger, more rewarding and longer-lasting relationships with their consumers, resulting in significantly higher sales, profitability and market share.
JLL Retail Research looks at coming closures, the impact of e-commerce on brick and mortar stores, how the store experience is changing and which retailers are actually expanding operations despite the current climate (as of September 2017).
Retail performance fundamentals are in a holding pattern as vacancies remain flat. Net absorption has softened as quality space gets harder to find thanks to limited development in recent years. Restrained construction and few new retail space additions have also kept rents inching upward, moving many major markets to their… Read More
Seattle, dubbed as the Emerald City, makes it rain with a variety of retail. Having more to offer than fish markets and coffee house culture, the Seattle metro serves as home base for many retailers including Starbucks, REI, Amazon, Costco and Nordstrom. Because of this, the city gets more than its fair share of buzzworthy retail, like the huge Starbucks Roastery, the cashierless Amazon Go and… Read More
Trying to soak up all of the culture, cuisine, and shopping that Mexico City has to offer will have you sleep deprived. It’s expected that shoppers will become captivated with the diversity its corridors has to offer and it wouldn’t be a shocker if you find yourself wondering aimlessly… Read More
What’s better than an original Philly cheesesteak? Tax-free clothing and the selection in which to choose from. With some of the biggest brands, shopping in Philadelphia provides a world-class experience. It’s no wonder why Philly saw a record number of visitors in 2015 and the best hotel performance in more than a decade.
Both prime urban retail corridors, Walnut Street and Market East, are seeing a… Read More
Providing no shortage of opportunities, New York has a sheer volume of national, discounted and luxury retailers which can be overwhelming for a local let alone a tourist. Looking to save or splurge, no problem, the city where dreams are made will make you think you’re dreaming with all of the shopping possibilities. When it comes to shopping in New York, the options are limitless.
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Riverstone Capital Group purchases the Peachtree City retail asset
JLL announced it has sold The Shops at Lexington Circle on behalf of Mirabeland Investments and Concordia Properties. The 43,199-square-foot open-air shopping center is located in Peachtree City, a suburb of Atlanta and is anchored by Sprouts Farmer’s Market. Coral Gables-based Riverstone… Read More
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
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