While internet shopping certainly offers its perks, sometimes you just can’t beat the in-store experience.
Internet retailers seem to be realizing this too, as more and more online-only companies begin to launch test stores in cities around the country. Amazon opened its first physical book store in 2015, with a second location planned for Manhattan later this year.… Read More
Brick-and-mortar is alive and thriving — a message that rang true in the second quarter of 2016. The evolving retail industry is forcing us to rethink old ideas, and at Kimco, we’ve proven ourselves ready to take on these new challenges with innovative initiatives that others are taking notice of.… Read More
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Another successful year has come to an end, which means it’s time that we share with all of you the biggest retail trends that the Kimco team foresees in the coming year. As North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers, Kimco is uniquely positioned, both in our geographic reach and dealings with retailers large and small, to identify key factors that will have an impact in the retail real estate landscape.… Read More
Retail is an extremely fluid industry, constantly shape shifting as a reflection of our changing culture and economy. Style trends, eating habits, health and wellness, and thought leaders can heavily influence the success and failure of the close to 4 million retail establishments in the United States.… Read More
Modern day retail is a classic yin and yang. The yin of brick-and-mortar stores is interwoven with the yang of online shopping. Together, these two complementary components create the omni-channel retail shopping experience.
Last October, Amazon grabbed headlines by leasing space in New York City, with reports swirling that it would be the online behemoth’s first retail store as well as a hub for its same day delivery service, giving NYC shoppers instant gratification, an advantage that brick-and-mortar stores still have over e-commerce.… Read More