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Hudson Yards may be a moment of truth for online brands opening stores - CNBC
At Hudson Yards, an 18-million-square-foot real estate development on the New York's West Side, 1 million square feet will be devoted to retailers like Lululemon, Sephora, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. It will also include a space dedicated to brands that started online and are now starting to open storefronts, like shoemaker M.Gemi and sock retailer Stance.
this-week-450  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  e-commmerce  ecommerce  new-york  new-york-city  mid-atlantic 
6 days ago by areadevelopment
Amazon, Long Seen as a Threat to Malls, Is Now a Hot Tenant - WSJ
Brokers and landlords believe that Amazon—more so than other retailers—has the expertise to draw the right crowd of shoppers.
this-week-450  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  retail  retail-industry  real-estate  e-commmerce  ecommerce 
9 days ago by areadevelopment
Walmart CEO reveals strategies against Amazon, Aldi, and Lidl - Business Insider
Walmart US CEO Greg Foran on Wednesday offered a rare look inside the company's strategy against its biggest rivals, including Amazon, Aldi, and Lidl.
this-week-450  Around-the-web  Matt  walmart  amazon  aldi  lidl  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  food-industry 
9 days ago by areadevelopment
E-Commerce & Logistics Firms Dominate Largest Warehouse Deals in 2018 - CBRE
E-commerce and logistics companies accounted for 61% of the 100 largest warehouse deals (leases and sales) by square footage in 2018, totaling 100.3 million sq. ft. and ranging in size from 742,000 to 2.3 million sq. ft. The e-commerce industry’s share of these top deals (41) includes more retailers that are implementing omnichannel strategies.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  industrial-real-estate  warehouse-facility  warehousing  distribution-centers  supply-chain  logistics  fulfillment-center  this-week-448-new 
26 days ago by areadevelopment
‘Flesh and blood robots for Amazon’: They raid clearance aisles and resell it all online for a profit - The Washington Post
The retail giant hasn’t shied away from promoting its small businesses: In 2018, the number of small and medium-size businesses that passed $1 million in sales in Amazon stores worldwide grew by 20 percent. Third-party sales are growing at a faster rate than first-party sales online, the company said last month.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  e-commmerce  ecommerce  small-business  retail  retail-industry 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Amazon could replace dead Rolling Acres shopping mall: report - Business Insider
Amazon is reportedly taking over the site of a once thriving mall in Akron, Ohio, that was abandoned after falling victim to the retail apocalypse.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  ohio  midwest  amazon  e-commmerce  ecommerce  warehouse-facility  fulfillment-center  retail  retail-industry  jobs 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Exclusive Research: The New Retail - National Real Estate Investor
The continued proliferation of e-commerce and the demand for rapid delivery is one factor bulwarking industrial real estate’s continued boom.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  economic-development  site-selection 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
What Tractor Supply Company can teach other retailers - CNN
The most recent Department of Agriculture census from 2012 counted about 800,000 American farms run by people who had a primary occupation other than farming. These recreational farms made up 38% of all farms in the United States at the time.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  e-commmerce  ecommerce  agribusiness  agriculture 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Developers Woo Retail Tenants With Tallest-Ever Warehouses - WSJ
To bring tenants closer to urban consumers, developers in New York, North Carolina and Wisconsin are building four-story warehouses.
this-week-447-top  Around-the-web  Matt  warehouse-facility  warehousing  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  logistics  supply-chain 
8 weeks ago by areadevelopment
As Millennials ‘Buy Everything Online,’ Truckers Reap Riches - Bloomberg
The market for so-called last-mile deliveries amounted to $8.9 billion in 2018, up about 10 percent from the previous year, said Satish Jindel, founder of SJ Consulting Group.
this-week-446  Around-the-web  Matt  last-mile  e-commmerce  ecommerce  trucking  logistics  supply-chain  amazon  retail  retail-industry 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Inside Walmart's plans to convert parking lots into ‘town centers’ - International Council of Shopping Centers
Walmart is setting the stage to add town-center-style retail buildings to a dozen or more of its U.S. properties as part of its Walmart Reimagined campaign, which is aimed at reutilizing excess parking space and boosting store traffic.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  walmart  retail  retail-industry 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
​Navigating the New Age of Retail Real Estate - BDO
Despite strong underlying economic fundamentals and high consumer confidence, brick-and-mortar retailers have continued to suffer. A confluence of factors are to blame for retail’s decline, including: burdensome levels of debt, the rise of e-commerce and rapid delivery, shifting consumer preferences, and younger generations spending more on experiences rather than on physical goods.
retail-industry  ecommerce  Around-the-web  this-week-444-top 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Why retailers are taking the reins on last mile delivery - JLL Real Views
Retailers around the world are rethinking the final stage of deliveries as the pressure mounts to meet consumers’ rising expectations around how and when goods arrive on their doorsteps.
e-commmerce  logistics-center  warehouse-facility  supply-chain  global-supply-chain  last-mile-delivery  Around-the-web  this-week-441  retail-industry 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
We've Created A Monster: Retail's Growing Returns Problem - Forbes
More and more free shipping is becoming the norm. Many “disruptive” brands have made free shipping “both ways” an intrinsic part of their business model.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  e-commmerce  ecommerce 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Hard Lessons (Thanks, Amazon) Breathe New Life Into Retail Stores - The New York Times
From the garden section at Walmart to the diamond counters at Tiffany & Company, old-school retailers are experiencing some of their best sales growth in years.
this-week-435  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  commercial-real-estate  real-estate  ecommerce  e-commmerce  economic-development 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Is the Automotive Aftermarket Immune to E-Commerce? - Area Development
Auto parts suppliers are responding to the growth in e-commerce with a multi-pronged strategy, from the expansion of retail locations to the addition of regional and “mega” distribution hubs.
area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  e-commmerce  ecommerce  supply-chain  manufacturing  retail  retail-industry  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  fulfillment-center  amazon  site-selection  economic-development 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
In Focus: E-Tail Creating Demand for Urban Warehouses - Area Development
In order to be close to their target markets, e-retailers are locating warehouses in urban locations and taking advantage of these densely populated areas’ built-in employee bases.
area-development-features  Matt  warehouse-facility  warehousing  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Gets Physical With Real-World Consumers - NREI
It turns out that people want to browse, shop, pick up or return in person, and Amazon is changing to meet those demands.
logistics-center  e-commmerce  retail-industry  amazon  Around-the-web  this-week-424 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Kohl's Small Stores Are More Profitable - Fortune
Kohl’s (kss, +1.55%) is the rare retailer bucking the trend of closing stores despite declining sales at many of its physical locations.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  real-estate  commercial-real-estate  retail  ecommerce  e-commmerce  retail-industry  amazon 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Last-Mile Delivery Models to Revolutionize Urban Logistics by 2025 - MH&L
Spiraling last-mile delivery costs and changing customer demands are causing retailers to look at click-and-collect, locker boxes, on-demand, and autonomous solutions.
logistics  supply-chain  ecommerce  retail-industry  last-mile-logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-418  insider-11-20-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
How Retailers Can Avoid Becoming the Next Toys R Us - Knowledge @ Wharton
There is dire news coming out of the American retail industry these days. Malls that once teemed with eager shoppers are slowly dying, big-box stores are losing ground to e-commerce, and many legacy chains are shrinking their numbers in a too-little-too-late strategy to save themselves. Experts say it all points to a revolution that has been sparked by a sea change in consumer behavior, thanks to the ease of online shopping.
retail-industry  ecommerce  Around-the-web  this-week-418 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
The Store Is Dead, Long Live the Store - MITSloan Management Review
Legacy offline stores and next-generation online retailers are each finding their way to a new kind of shopping experience: the showroom.
ecommerce  retail-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-417-top  insider-11-20-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
E-commerce food packaging comes of age as more shoppers go online - Food Dive
The ability of the consumer to order cereal, soda, soup and other items from their computers has created challenges for manufacturers that package and ship those products to a person's doorstep.
this-week-411  Around-the-web  Matt  e-commmerce  ecommerce  food-industry  retail  retail-industry 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Is Quickly Torching the One Thing We All Hated About Whole Foods - TheStreet
Whole Foods and Amazon.com Inc., now moving ahead with their $13.7 billion merger, announced on Thursday, Aug, 24 that the companies will work to reduce the prices on "a selection of best-selling grocery staples" at the upscale grocer.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  food-industry  amazon  retail  ecommerce  retail-industry 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
U.S. retailers hit as immigration worries weigh on Hispanic spending - Reuters
Many U.S. Hispanics are venturing out only to buy essential goods and are cutting back on discretionary spending, worried about possible harassment by immigration or law enforcement officials since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to community groups, research firms and retailers.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  immigration  immigration-reform  trump  government-policy 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Amazon Sets Up Shop in the Heart of the Publishing Industry - The New York Times
After contributing to the demise of many bricks-and-mortar bookstores, Amazon has made a surprising pivot, with plans for a growing constellation of bookstores around the country.
amazong  high-tech  tech  technology  new-york  new-york-city  mid-atlantic  retail  ecommerce  retail-industry  publishing  Around-the-web  this-week-387 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
E-commerce 2.0: Last-mile Delivery and the Rise of the Urban Warehouse - NAIOP
Today’s industrial users are looking beyond rental rates to consider transportation and inventory carrying costs when making location decisions.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  warehouse-facility  warehousing  supply-chain  logistics  infrastructure  industrial-real-estate  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Can supermarkets save dying suburban malls? - The Washington Post
For decades, department stores like Macy’s and Sears have anchored sprawling suburban malls. Now as their business has languished and they board up shop, another sort of tenant is trying its luck in their place: grocers.
this-week-371  food-industry  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  ecommerce  retail-industry  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  suburbs 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Ebuys Plans Distribution Hub In La Vergne, Tennessee - Area Development
Ebuys, Inc., a leading e-commerce retailer, will open a new distribution facility in La Vergne, Tennessee. The global online shoe retailer will create approximately 160 new jobs as part of the expansion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  tennesee  south  distribution-facility  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Gap Plans $3.1 Million Expansion At Its Gallatin, Tennessee, Distribution Hub - Area Development
Gap Inc., the global retailer, will invest $3.1 million to expand its distribution Center in Sumner County, Tennessee. The company plans on creating more than 100 new jobs at the company’s Gallatin campus on Gap Boulevard during the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  distribution-facility  retail  retail-industry  ecommerce  e-commmerce  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Fresh Express Moves Headquarters To Orlando-Chiquita Relocates To Dania Beach, Florida - Area Development
Fresh Express, the top retail packaged salad producer in the U.S., and Chiquita, the top banana retailer in the U.S., recently moved their corporate headquarters to Florida. The move brings approximately 120 Fresh Express and Chiquita jobs to the headquarters in Orlando, and another 90 jobs to Chiquita’s new headquarters in Dania Beach in South Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  food-industry  food-processing  retail-industry  retail  jobs  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Retailers Focus on Large Distribution Centers, Small Urban Warehouses for Fast Delivery - NREI
As third quarter fundamentals continue to show improvement in the industrial sector, retailers are honing their distribution center strategy to meet current e-commerce demands.
retail-industry  ecommerce  industrial-real-estate  warehousing  logistics  supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-328 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Thorntons Plans Expanded Headquarters-Support Center In Louisville, Kentucky - Area Development
Thorntons, a growing convenience chain retailer that provides fresh foods, high-quality beverages and fuel, will invest nearly $27.8 million to expand its headquarters and support center in Louisville, Kentucky. The company plans to add 110 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  louisville  retail-industry  jobs  headquarters  support-center  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Lidl Opens Regional Headquarters-Distribution Center In Alamance County, North Carolina - Area Development
Lidl, part of the Schwarz group and one of the fastest growing retailers in Europe, will invest more than $125 million to open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Alamance County, North Carolina. The project will create 80 new full-time jobs and 120 hourly positions in Alamance County during the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  retail-industry  location-USA  FDI  headquarters  regional-headquarters  distribution-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Gap Inc. Expands Fishkill, New York, Distribution Center-Global Creative Center In NYC - Area Development Online
Gap Inc., a specialty retailer, is expanding its distribution center in Dutchess County’s Fishkill, New York, and its Global Creative Center in Manhattan, creating more than 170 jobs and retaining 1,100 existing positions.
area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection  new-york  distribution-centers  new-york-city  jobs  retail-industry  matt 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Traditional Retailers Opening Tech Labs Across Silicon Valley - San Jose Mercury News
Target, Kohl's and home-shopping network QVC are among a half dozen retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to do things like improve their websites and create mobile shopping apps.
this-week-239  around-the-web  silicon-valley  california  san-francisco  retail-industry  online-retail  target  walmart  economic-development  technology 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Destination Maternity Corporation To Relocate Headquarters-Distribution Center To Southern New Jersey - Area Development Online
Destination Maternity Corporation, the world's largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters and distribution center from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to southern New Jersey.
new-jersey  distribution-centers  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  retail-industry  matt  headquarters 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Germany-based emnos Opens North American Headquarters In Chicago - Area Development Online
Munich, Germany-based emnos, a data analysis and consulting firm that helps retailers improve commercial decisions, opened the firm’s North American headquarters at 300 N. LaSalle in Chicago, Illinois, with plans to initially hire 30 employees and double the size of its workforce within the next year.
consulting  fdi  jobs  location-usa  illinois  economic-development  chicago  site-selection  retail-industry  matt  headquarters 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Rooms To Go Invests $40 Million In Dunn, North Carolina, Warehouse and Distribution Center - Area Development Online
Rooms To Go will invest $40 Million over the next three years to build a new warehouse, distribution center and retail showroom in Dunn, North Carolina, with plans to create 220 jobs in Harnett County.
north-carolina  jobs  distribution-centers  warehouse-facility  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  retail-industry  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Big Storefronts Now Housing Big Data - CoStar Group
Move By Sears To Convert Former Stores Into Server Warehouses Part of Trend of Filling Empty Big-Boxes with Non-Traditional Tenants
big-data  commercial-real-estate  around-the-web  this-week-219  retail-industry  data-centers 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Kohl’s Plans $54.9 Million Customer Service Center In Dallas Texas, Creating 1,500 Jobs - Area Development Online
Kohl's Department Stores, will invest $54.9 million to establish its customer service operations center in Dallas, Texas, with a commitment to create 144 jobs and anticipation of hiring more than 1,500 at the facility.
jobs  texa  dallas  economic-development  site-selection  retail-industry  matt 
june 2013 by areadevelopment

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