Category Archives: Technology

What shoppers want and how retailers can deliver

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New JLL and Big Red Rooster study creates benchmarks for in-store experiences and ranks the top retailers; Apple takes top spot

Creating brand affinity has always been a top priority for retailers, but now retailers need new ways to build shopper satisfaction in-store. What makes shoppers content from the moment they walk through the door all the way to their purchase? JLL and Big Red Rooster evaluated 100 stores and surveyed… Read More

Our Blackbird proptech application secures US patent

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Clients can view 3-D property renderings based on key real estate and demographic data

CHICAGO, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted JLL (JLL) a patent for Blackbird, the proprietary visualization platform used by office and industrial brokers to advise clients to make confident

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The Five Fastest Growing Shifts in Food and Beverage

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JLL launches Global Food Trends report at ICSC Food for Thought Conference

JLL has scoured the globe for the weirdest, most wonderful and prophetic innovations of foodservice and shortlisted five mega trends that landlords and restaurateurs should watch in 2018 in its recently released Global Food Trends 2018 report. According to the report, launched today at… Read More

Investors increase appetite for grocery-anchored assets while store expansions taper

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JLL says healthy food, affordable pricing, private labels and digital integrations drive grocery store performance.

Grocery-anchored centers continued to be an attractive property type for investors in 2017, with sales volumes increasing by 5.3 percent. The asset class remained stable amid a period of low retail transaction volumes. But after grocery store expansions went bananas in… Read More

New Year, Positive Outlook

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5 ways retailers can increase sales volumes online and in-store all year By: Marilynn Joyner, JLL Retail in New York.

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes. It’s also the time of the year where majority of retailers reach their highest annual… Read More

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

Flagship Confidential: Enticing Customers with Experiences

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Flagships signify the lead ship guiding a fleet, and today flagship stores act similarly for a retailer guiding their store portfolio with innovative concepts, technology and merchandise. While luxury brands have used flagship stores for years to connect with customers and grow brand recognition, JLL’s latest research report Flagship Confidential, shows an increase in retailers across all price points using a flagship store strategy. The report, which looks at 145 flagship… Read More

4 Ways to Maximize Online Retailing this Black Friday

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Black-Friday_infographic_FINAL-01Since the emergence of Black Friday in the United States as the venerated kickoff to the post-Thanksgiving shopping season, there have been a multitude of strategies employed by retailers to attract customers to their stores and to benefit from a swell of consumer spending.  These tactics have included opening stores earlier & earlier, while… 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

5 Tips to #SocialMedia and #Tech Stardom

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1. GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: When it comes to social media, listening is twice as valuable as posting! Retailers who follow this rule are the winners today because shoppers willingly share valuable personal data on social media.  Consumers have fewer privacy hang-ups than in previous years and obtaining personal information is easier for retailers.  The trade-off is consumers expect you to use that… Read More