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To survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer today? Value pricing and experiences are key

by Dan Rafter If a bankruptcy judge agrees, Payless Shoes will close 800 stores across the United States this year. Michael Korrs, a maker of luxury handbags, will close more than 100 stores. Children’s clothing store Gymboree looks poised to … Continue reading

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The Chick-fil-A machine can’t be stopped

by Dan Rafter Midwesterners love Chick-Fil-A. Drive up to one of these restaurants during lunch hour and you’ll see — cars will be flowing from the drive-through lanes into the street. The good news for chicken lovers? Chick-fil-A hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Video: Demolition work starts at The Corners of Brookfield in Milwaukee market

  by Dan Rafter Milwaukee-area shoppers will soon have plenty of new shopping and dining options: That’s because demolition work has started on The Corners of Brookfield, a 750,000-square-foot lifestyle center in Brookfield, Wis. The new center will sit on … Continue reading

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Dan Jessup: Ready to take on the challenge of growing Jones Lang LaSalle’s Wisconsin business

This is an exciting time to do business in Milwaukee. Just ask Dan Jessup, head of the new Milwaukee-area office opened in early October by Jones Lang LaSalle. Not everyone is a fan of Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, who earlier … Continue reading

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