James Peltz / Los Angeles Times – Batman bib-and-booties costume for $14.99 caught the eye of Joanna Robles as she searched for something for her months-old son to wear while she holds him as she hands out candy on Halloween. “His dad is really obsessed with superheroes,” Robles said while strolling through a Spirit Halloween store […]
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 […]
Justine Griffin / Tampa Bay Times – Veteran Realtor Randy Adkins can remember when Brandon was little more than cow pastures. But over the past few decades, Brandon has accumulated its share of the good and the bad that come with urban sprawl — chain stores and traffic, cookie-cutter neighborhoods and a big mall. But within […]
Krystina Gustafson / CNBC – Could shoppers finally give apparel retailers the break they so desperately need? There’s no denying that it’s been a rough slog for the clothing industry as consumers increasingly shift their spending from things to experiences, opt for lower-price fashions and refuse to purchase an item if it isn’t on sale. […]
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/.
Justine Griffin / Tampa Bay Times – Selling clothes and accessories to teenagers changes as quickly as a Snapchat message disappears. Brand names come and go as the next hip chain emerges. Other retailers fall when they fail to keep up with the fast-paced nature of what’s trending with today’s selfie-taking youth. H&M, a Swedish international […]