10 km, 13.1, 26.2. To some individuals, those are simply numbers. To runners, those are milestones to strive for throughout their careers. But to retailers like The Brass Tap at the Mesa Riverview shopping center in Arizona, those numbers translated to some of the biggest profits of the year.… Read More

Social media marketing has grown in leaps and bounds over the past several years, and it can be easy for small shop owners to feel like they’re struggling to keep up with the advancements. Small shop owners often have strict budgets that afford little room to experiment with all encompassing social media strategies and other efforts where risk might seem high and reward is unclear.… Read More

Spring is in the air, and from what we can see, savvy retailers across the board are making the most of this seasonal shift. Annual holidays and major recurring events are well-known for the discount offerings and promotions that come in tow (think Black Friday), but as the weather continues to heat up this year, so do the deals.… Read More

TANKED: The new 17-foot fish tank draws big crowds to Latham Farms

Store layout and design play an important role in attracting consumers in the retail industry, but what is it exactly that reels in customers and keeps them coming back for more?… Read More

You could say Dee Rouse Huth has struck gold with her approach to building the California Institute of Jewelry Training (CIJT) in Fair Oaks, Calif. Her school is the first in the nation to offer a formalized jewelry program, and it has trained some 2,500 goldsmiths, silversmiths, jewelry designers, stone setters, gemologists, and appraisers internationally since 1979.… Read More

At Kimco, corporate responsibility is a key priority. Since launching our program in 2011, we have unveiled a Corporate Responsibility website detailing our program initiatives to external stakeholders, implemented efficiency improvements throughout portions of our portfolio, developed sustainability resources to help retailers reduce their energy usage and costs, and executed a host of other innovative CR initiatives, including bringing that news and information to you via our blog.… Read More

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The spring will finally get a bit greener next week as retailers and spirited revelers alike gear up for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. According to the National Retail Foundation, consumers are expected to spend $4.8 billion on St. Patrick’s Day in 2014, with millennials responsible for much of the feting.… Read More