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

We spent the last three months of 2015 focusing on the future. A bevy of news reports came out in Q4 discussing updates to our shopping centers, new developments planned for 2016, and general stories about company leaders and industry trends.… Read More

Specialty Retail Entrepreneur Expo (SPREE), the world’s largest show for the cart, kiosk, and temporary retail industry, is coming to RECon next week. As we gear up for the show, we thought we’d check in with two experts — Patricia Norins, Vice President of Specialty Programs at ICSC, and Deborah Kravitz, President of PRI — to get a better sense of what trends they are seeing in temporary retail.… Read More