In the latest edition of Retail Rap, I discuss the medical-retail trend and possible reasons for why it hasn’t caught on like I thought it would.
Back in late 2009-early 2010, I started seeing an uptick in medical users setting up shop in retail centers. I thought, “This is going to be a trend!” I was convinced we’d be seeing more and more outpatient and urgent care facilities moving in next to the Rite Aids and Ann Taylor Lofts of the world. For some reason, though, this “trend” is not evolving. And, to be honest, that’s a little more than surprising to me; it’s puzzling!
Check out the full article from my recurring column, Retail Rap, at Chain Store Age.