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Colliers report debunks the myth of brick-and-mortar retail’s death

by Dan Rafter It’s easy when reading of the latest round of store closures to think that online shopping has already killed brick-and-mortar retailers. But a new retail spotlight from Colliers International says that physical stores aren’t quite dead yet. … Continue reading

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Five national retailers that are barely hanging on

by Dan Rafter This isn’t a great time for large, traditional retailers. Commercial brokerage Marcus & Millichap recently released its 2017 national retail report. That report said that non-traditional, service-based and value retailers — everything from dollar stores to nail … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap report: All is not gloomy for retailers

by Dan Rafter You might think that all brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling today, what with Amazon and online sales a constant threat. But the truth is more complicated, as the latest national retail forecast from Marcus & Millichap highlights. Yes, … Continue reading

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Malls still have their place – but they need to adapt

by Dan Rafter Shopping malls were already struggling. Then Sears announced it would close 150 Sears and Kmart locations. Macy’s announced it will shutter 68 stores. These stores are anchors for malls across the Midwest. The new round of closings … Continue reading

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Hungry for some turkey day shopping? These national retailers will be open on Thanksgiving

by Dan Rafter Black Friday starts so early at many retailers, it should really be called Black Thursday. Each year, more national chains open their doors to bargain hunters on Thanksgiving evening. And that’s not changing this year. A long … Continue reading

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Despite bankruptcies and online disruption, U.S. shopping centers enjoy steady start to 2016

by Dan Rafter Higher rents and fewer empty spaces, that’s what the owners of shopping centers across the United States are enjoying today. Cushman & Wakefield’s first-quarter U.S. Shopping Center Snapshot shows that while shopping centers across the country aren’t … Continue reading

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Macy’s closure ends an era in downtown St. Paul

When Macy’s announced this morning that it would closing its downtown St. Paul, Minn., store, it came as little surprise. The St. Paul location had been under-performing for years. And the rumors that Macy’s would shut down the store had … Continue reading

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