It’s hard to imagine a time when your only choice for all of your personal cosmetic needs was going to the department store beauty counter or a discount beauty supply store. Today, there are so many options for everything beauty from Sephora and Ulta to boutique retailers like Bluemercury, and even your smaller, hyperlocal shops.Read More

With 2018 in full swing here at Kimco, we are planning for a busy year ahead, while also reflecting back on our successes in 2017. Let’s take a look at 2017’s greatest moments on the blog.

Trends in the retail space were a hot topic not only in the news, but on the Kimco blog.… Read More

Amazon and Walmart are two of the best known companies in the world, and both have the same goal in mind: become the top seller of products in the United States—maybe even the world.

In the tough competition to be the top retailer, the two companies have recently been locked in a battle to try to one-up each other.… Read More

Temporary real estate establishments date all the way back to the 1200s, when seasonal Christmas shops began to appear in medieval cities. But it’s only recently that retailers have truly begun to master the art of the pop-up shop.

Typically meant to fill a temporary lease while a landlord looks for a more permanent tenant, these shops, appearing for anywhere from a single day to a few months, have become increasingly common as retail continues to shift to an experienced-based space.Read More

Every Veterans Day, families and friends gather to recognize and thank past and current members of our Armed Forces. This year, retailers are saluting our veterans by offering special deals to those who have served our country. From discounts to free meals, on November 11 our tenants will take part in honoring service members all over the country.… Read More

Only a week after Hurricane Harvey hit the Southeastern U.S., Hurricane Irma is making its way towards Puerto Rico and Florida. As residents start to evacuate, business owners and landlords need to ready their property for any possible storm damage.… Read More

Pop-up shops have become one of the hottest retail trends of the past few years as the retail landscape transforms and brands seek new ways to connect with shoppers. In fact, the National Retail Federation and Forrester’s recent State of Retailing Online study shows 24 percent of online and brick-and-mortar retailers are testing pop-up stores.Read More

Kimco’s media coverage for Q3 2017 demonstrated a flurry of activity, from updates on leasing to exciting announcements on our redevelopment projects. Our experts were also called upon to give their perspective on recent happenings in the retail industry.

Here’s a sampling of the top stories from the past quarter.… Read More

It’s hard to ignore the constant news about Amazon and Whole Foods combining Amazon Prime with Whole Foods’ existing customer and store bases. Amazon already saw a $500,000 increase in its online grocery ordering in the first week of Whole Foods ownership.… Read More