Kimco’s properties have a large and diverse independent retailer presence. These retailers have built their business from the ground up and attract loyal customer bases by excelling in customer service and offering unique products.

In this two-part series on independent retailers, we’ll take a look at Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, one of our flagship properties and a great example of small businesses holding their own in a tenant mix.… Read More

SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

Mitch Ancona’s approach to engaging with his customers is as effervescent as the hundreds of bottles of champagne he stocks at Ancona’s Wines & Liquors.… Read More

CHRISTMAS WISHES: Abigail and Anna Coughlin take their turn with Santa at Une Minette

CHRISTMAS WISHES: Abigail and Anna Coughlin take their turn with Santa at Une Minette

This year’s Small Business Saturday is a wrap! Consumers spent $5.5 billion at independent merchants during the day (Nov. 24), according to the Small Business Saturday consumer insights survey.… Read More

Finding the right space for your small business

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The first year of business is typically the most challenging and risky. To help startup entrepreneurs and first-time business owners establish a strong footing, we launched the Kimco Entrepreneurs Year Start (KEYS) program a year ago as a pilot in California.… Read More

It’s no secret that one of the biggest shopping periods of 2012 will be Nov. 23-Nov. 26 — kicked off by Black Friday and capped by Cyber Monday. But that Saturday is also especially important for many small businesses. That’s the day American Express will hold its third annual Small Business Saturday.… Read More

2013 was an important year for health and fitness retailers. Consumers remained highly focused on taking control of their health as reflected in a USA Today study that found that our national obesity epidemic has finally begun to level off.… Read More

TASTE: Moolala serves up 12 flavors and 50 toppings daily

TASTE: Moolala serves up 12 flavors and 50 toppings daily

The frozen yogurt industry is anything but cold. Self-serve “fro-yo” franchises and independent shops have mushroomed across the U.S. in recent years as business owners strive to capitalize on consumers’ increasing focus on healthy eating and saving money.… Read More