Category: Retail

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The Real Impact of E-Commerce

There is no doubt that e-commerce is having a huge impact on the way people shop.  However, traditional brick-and-mortar stores still dominate retail sales in the U.S., and will continue to do so.  It is undeniable that e-commerce has fundamentally changed the way customers shop, and the size and layout of retail stores.  But physical locations remain necessary for most retail, particularly for the fast growing services sector.
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ICSC RECon 2017 Recap

RECon in Las Vegas is the largest commercial real estate convention in the world. According to many of the 37,000 attendees, because of lingering uncertainty in retail, this year’s focus at ICSC RECon 2017 was less about deal making and more about understanding the changing nature of the retail real estate industry.
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Holiday Retail Sales 2016

Advanced 2016 holiday retail sales numbers were released by the U.S. Census Bureau earlier this month. We take a look at those numbers broken down by category and give you the winners, losers and future outlook for retail.
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Trends in Retail Bank Branches

Record Growth in Bank Branches 2000 – 2010

The banking boom prior to the Great Recession resulted in a record number of new retail bank branches opened in Westchester and Fairfield Counties between 2000 and 2010.  Read More