Admiral Real Estate - Omnichannel Infographic

Elements of Seamless Retail

The advent of online shopping brought customers numerous new advantages: price comparisons, reviews, convenient browsing, home delivery. But research has indicated that shoppers are beginning to have online fatigue (see our last post on Integrating Online and In-store Shopping). The ever-increasing availability of information and buying alternatives on the internet has offered consumers almost too many options.  Delivery is appealing, but scheduling deliveries can be a problem, and returns by mail are time consuming. Read More  

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Social Media Strategies for Retailers

Retail Real Estate and Social Media

While retailers understand the importance of capturing Millennials’ spending power, some are struggling to learn how to adjust their marketing techniques to fit Millennials’ style. Read More  

Admiral Real Estate - How and Why Millennials Spend

Millennials: How Their Different Values Affect Retail Spending

80 Million Strong 

The roughly 80 million Millennials – a generation even larger than the Baby Boomers – were born between 1980 and 2000.  Now 15-35 years old, Millennials are just beginning to reach their peak spending years: building careers, setting up new households and having families.  Due to their sheer numbers and their stage in life, Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are expected to comprise almost one-third of retail sales by 2020. Read More  

Admiral Real Estate - Who Are Millennials

What to Expect in Retail in 2016

This month we’ll be sharing articles on changing shopping patterns, many of which revolve around the Millenials. According to Rahul Sehgal, CIO of Inland Investments, the challenge for landlords and retailers today is to figure out how the consumer thinks.  This is complicated by the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation and the rise of the Millenials, currently in their 20’s and early 30’s, who are driving retail changes related to technology and omni-channel shopping. Read More  

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Healthcare Goes Retail – R/E Forum

Over the past five years, we’ve seen health care become an increasingly significant component of retail leasing, a trend Admiral mentioned in our November retail market report. This change is tied not only to changing spending patterns relating to the aging and retirement of the Baby Boomers, but also to the still-evolving effects of The Affordable Health Care Act.  Health care tenants have the added benefit of bringing significant pedestrian traffic and consumer dollars to neighboring retailers. Read More