Justine Griffin / Tampa Bay Times – As more people shop online, retail companies don’t anticipate hiring as many seasonal workers this winter to get them through the busiest shopping season of the year. Walmart, Macy’s, Target and dozens of other retailers are gearing up to hire thousands of seasonal workers in the coming weeks […]
Michael Bull / Commercial Real Estate Show – Join Michael and his guests as they discuss retail sector performance, projections and the latest trends. * Cap rate trends and projections * Attracting millennials and their impact * Sustainability for current times * Site selection strategies today Click the link to watch the segment: http://commercialrealestateshow.com/listen/july-22-retail-market-update/.
Michael Fickes/Chain Store Age—Real estate plays a key role in optimizing retail store portfolios. Stores must have enough square footage but never too much. Portfolios must also match the number of stores across regions to customer demand. “Portfolio optimization means reducing or adding store square footage and matching merchandising and inventory to customer demand in […]