Coffee means big business, with about 87 percent of Americans drinking some form of coffee on an everyday basis. The average coffee drinker enjoys 2.1 cups per day, equating to nearly 400 million cups consumed in the U.S. daily.
Players of all sizes have their hands in the $30 billion pot, however, Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Survey revealed that while 26 percent of people grab a cup o’ joe from large national chains like Starbucks, 22 percent get their fix from smaller brands or independent coffee houses.… Read More
While our Westlake Shopping Center, located in Daly City, California, is no stranger to events, our recent festival might be the most inventive yet. We frequently host shopper and seasonal events at the center, and this year we decided to come up with a new event that will tie in the city’s culture with a fun activity for families.… Read More
Health-conscious consumers are driving the growth of health-oriented retailers, making it more commonplace to see a doctor or urgent care facility in a shopping center. Last year Kimco signed 40 medical clinic leases alone, an increase from the 34 it signed in 2013 and 27 in 2012.… Read More
Sixty-eight million Americans were expected to dress in costume this year for Halloween according to the National Retail Federation – and boy, they did not disappoint! From spooky to silly and everything in between this year brought out flocks of disguised customers ready to celebrate and fill their candy sacks.… Read More
157 million Americans are expected to celebrate Halloween this year. For some, that might mean trick-or-treating, while for others, carving a pumpkin, or going to a costume party might be their favorite Halloween pastime. The National Retail Federation revealed that 27.5 percent of consumers will take their children trick-or-treating.… Read More
On September 20, Kimco’s Plaza Centro Mall in Caguas, Puerto Rico celebrated its Sixth Annual Chess Tournament, an event attracting close to 200 players, primarily ages six to 20 years old, and over 400 onlookers. This day-long event is a spin-off from the weekly free chess classes we’ve been offering at the mall for the past six years.… Read More