While one day is hardly enough to give moms everywhere the recognition they deserve, Mother’s Day is the perfect time to spoil the ladies in our lives and thank them for all that they do. This year the National Retail Federation expects Americans to buy more than ever on Mother’s Day, with spending estimated to reach $23.6 billion, topping last year’s record of $21.4 billion.… Read More

Next up in our guest blog series, Nikki Baird, managing partner at RSR Research, joins us to discuss how small retailers can win in the digital economy. Nikki has an extensive background in retail technology with experience ranging from small retailers to consulting services for Fortune 500 retailers, distributors, and manufacturers.… Read More

As the year came to an end, Kimco continued to remain busy throughout its fourth quarter—both in the real estate world and in the news. While the business of real estate may continue to shift around us, the company continues to prove that not only can it take on these challenges, but also adapt, grow, and thrive in the midst of change.… Read More

A new year means new tenants, new projects, and new media placements for Kimco. The retail sector has been facing some harsh headlines as the year opened, but Kimco is thriving — and these news stories show it. Between big redevelopments, programs to assist small businesses, and expert commentary on the state of real estate, Kimco has had a lot to talk about.… Read More

The recent spate of department store and big-box store closings has bathed the retail sector in a negative light. Yet open air shopping centers have a much healthier outlook than malls, and the two shouldn’t be lumped together. President and CEO Conor Flynn appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch to clear the air about the present state of the industry, and break down the real versus perceived state of retail, as well as offering advice to others in the business.… Read More

Retailers are stocking the shelves for what the National Retail Federation says will be $18.2 billion in spending this Valentine’s Day. Though slightly down from last year’s $19.7 billion in spending, consumers can nonetheless expect to find their special someone a Valentine’s surprise from favorite shops decked out in pink and red for the holiday.… Read More

As our CEO Conor Flynn remarked on our Q1 2017 earnings call, “To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the death of retail real estate have been greatly exaggerated, and Kimco’s strong first quarter is living proof.” Kimco’s Q1 earnings reflect the many bright spots in today’s retail landscape — in fact, our leasing volume this quarter was at its highest level in ten years.… Read More

Bryan Pearson, president and CEO of LoyaltyOne Inc., joins us next in our guest blog series. With more than two decades of experience developing meaningful customer relationships for some of the world’s leading companies, Bryan is an internationally recognized expert and author in the fields of enterprise loyalty and coalition marketing.… Read More