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Retail’s Unvarnished Reality

LAS VEGAS—GlobeSt.com was in attendance at the NewMark Merrill Cos. party at the national ICSC conference here in Las Vegas, where we got a chance to chat with the host, president and CEO Sandy Sigal about the retail climate.  He got right to the point, explaining that …

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Sure beats the chimney

Janss Marketplace kicks off holidays with Jingle Bell Jump   REINDEER ARE SAFE AT HOME—Santa Claus parachutes into the Janss Marketplace during the Jingle Bell Jump on Nov. 26 in Thousand Oaks.   Mrs. Claus points to Santa as he comes down to earth.   The Westlake High School brass ensemble performs during …

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Heading to the ICSC’s Vegas Conference This Weekend?

LAS VEGAS—ICSC – Here, We Go. 2021 networking conference is fast approaching and dealmakers and innovators will soon gather in person from December 5-7 in Las Vegas. Mike Sladich, regional director and partner of Stan Johnson, for one, is excited. “It will be a great opportunity to renew …

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Data Mining Yields Results For Landlords

Historically, gathering data required landlords and managers to physically visit sites, and data insights would likely have been skewed based on time of day for the visit, momentary traffic variables or incomplete sales reports. Today’s technology automatically captures much more complete data related to consumer demographics and …

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Retail winners of past year: Target, Best Buy, and dollar stores

During a three-hour webinar yesterday, foot traffic analyst Placer.ai, itself a big winner over the past year, asked panelists to name the retail brands they thought conquered the pandemic. Topping the list were Target and Best Buy. “Best Buy was ahead of the curve. They really nailed it. …

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Experts Talk ICSC Convention; Pent-Up Customer Demand

LAS VEGAS—Overall, the retail market is in a very healthy space as essential retailers have been thriving. So says Mike Sladich, regional director and partner of Stan Johnson. GlobeSt.com spoke with Sladich among a few other retail experts about all things retail in preparation for the upcoming ICSC – Here, We …

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