Retail Special Focus: Investment

Retailers need strong same-store sales to justify brick-and-mortar. A big lure today, more than ever, is entertainment, a retail "experience." Shopping center owners play a big role — and it's possible to overdo it. Part of the May issue Retail Special Focus leading up to the ICSC RECon convention.

The-Americana-at-Brand-for-newsletterRetailers need strong same-store sales to justify brick-and-mortar. A big lure today, more than ever, is entertainment, a retail “experience.” Shopping center owners play a big role — and it’s possible to overdo it. Part of the May issue Retail Special Focus leading up to the ICSC RECon convention.