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Four Retail Distribution Trends to Watch in 2015

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Retailers, consumer goods and e-commerce companies are driving nearly 40 percent of all industrial real estate demand. A new JLL report on global e-commerce points to four major 2015 retail distribution trends:

E-Commerce1)      Hello, Online Grocery Shopping. Grocery shopping as we know it is changing. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) expects the global online grocery market to increase from… Read More

Holiday Shopping Frenzy Forces Retailers to Battle for Warehouses in 2015

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DistributionFollowing the biggest Cyber Monday ever, retailers and e-commerce companies are engaged in a heated battle for the biggest distribution center facilities in locations close to large populations.  As retailers bow to the demand for instant delivery gratification, JLL market data shows rising rents and a growing number of tenants searching… Read More

Logistics Lag for Same-Day Delivery

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Widespread same-day delivery won’t be viable this year or next for most retailers. Why the delay?  Especially when topics like drone-delivery have become regular dinner table talk?

It all comes down to the logistics networks that currently support the majority of retailers. These systems, with few exceptions, were based on a model developed before… Read More