Halloween is upon us and retailers have been perfecting their costumes, merchandise, and decoration displays for months. With Halloween spending projected to reach $9.1 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation, customers will be hitting the stores in droves – unless something scares them off…

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Welcome to Fad City, where forgotten retail trends thrive. Throughout the years, shoppers have seen a wide range of trends in the retail space including everything from troll dolls, to Beanie Babies, to the ever-popular pet rock. Now, shoppers are seeing new fads, such as fidget spinners, take stores by storm.… Read More

The end is near for brick-and-mortar! Or is it? As Conor Flynn stated on our earnings call earlier today, “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.” Maybe it is time we took off the virtual reality goggles and see for ourselves.… Read More

Did you hear acorn squash is the new pumpkin? From scented candles to flavored lattes to autumnal room decor, retailers are going above and beyond to stay on trend this fall season and it seems that customers can’t get enough.

 

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Looking back on this year’s real estate award season, there seems to be an award for just about anything…from First Place Benches to Best Fake Palm Trees and even Coldest Air Conditioning! But all jokes aside, Kimco Realty has won some pretty major awards recently such as LEEP (Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking), and was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, GRESB Green Star, and Newsweek’s Top Green Companies in the U.S.Read More

Spring is finally here, and consumers are ready to break their cabin fever by going out to their favorite shopping centers and restaurants. While we appreciate the eagerness of some of our customers, here in the Northeast we fear that it might be a little too early for al fresco dining.… Read More

As back-to-school season comes to a close and kids finally return to their normal schedules, parents deserve some rest and relaxation. After weeks of shopping for the trendiest first-day-of-school looks and scoping out the latest deals in new backpacks, it’s time that parents treat themselves to some guilt-free back-to-school specials of their own, because, well, they deserve it!… Read More

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What’s in “The Back?”

Posted by: Jen Maisch Jen Maisch
on February 23, 2017

Ever wonder how a seemingly out-of-stock item mysteriously appears after an employee searches for it in “The Back?” We did a little investigating, and found that the back of a retail store is quite a magical place…

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