Retail
28 Articles

3 Ways Retail is Changing the Channel

Nov 19, 20192 min read

The hybrid shopper is here, and their demands are different. Retail is changing up their touch points, but will it be enough? The future of the retail industry is moving towards a...

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Episode 1: The Evolution of the Shopping Mall

Nov 12, 20191 min read

Simon Property Group is a leading retail REIT and the largest shopping mall operator in the United States. Mappedin and Patrick Flanagan, SVP of Digital Marketing & Strategy, discuss the...

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AI and Retail: Worth It?

Nov 1, 20193 min read

Industry experts are divided on how and where artificial intelligence is best used, but is AI worth the money that retailers are investing? The continued evolution of the shopping mall...

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The New Customer Journey

Oct 24, 20193 min read

Shopper behaviours have changed but will we notice the impact this holiday season?  It may seem too early to start thinking about it, but the holiday season is upon us...

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Evolution of the Mall: Four Ways REITs are Adapting for the Future

Oct 22, 20196 min read

Over time, we have seen the shopping mall transition, in both physical form and in purpose. With the rise of digital, shopping malls and centres have undergone major change. Taking...

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From e-Commerce to Brick and Mortar

Sep 27, 20193 min read

Why online retailers are moving into physical brick-and-mortar locations at malls around the world. Online stores are undeniably attractive to consumers. The convenience of not having to leave home, drive...

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Hypecurves and Trends in Retail

Sep 24, 20195 min read

The past five years in retail have been tumultuous to say the least. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have been facing the dreaded "retail-pocalypse", as the rise of digital and...

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Retail Tech: How Do Consumers Really Feel?

Sep 20, 20194 min read

The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently released their annual Consumer View survey results for Summer 2019. The report looks at how consumers perceive various subjects in and around retail, as well as how they...

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The Marriage of Digital and Physical

Sep 10, 20192 min read

How traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are reinventing themselves to create memorable and differentiated mall experiences. Today’s mall-goers, especially digitally savvy millennials, expect more from their in-store experiences. The online shopping world...

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Digital Natives and the Jump to Brick and Mortar

Jul 16, 20194 min read

With the rise and further rise of digital adoption, it’s clear to see that the rules have changed for everything retail. With the customer journey no longer being linear, many...

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The Power of One

Aug 27, 20183 min read

Why are some shopping malls floundering and others thriving? According to top REITs and premier property owners Cadillac Fairview and Simon Property Group, success is driven by a strong brand...

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Welcome to the Digital World

Aug 14, 20182 min read

How are REITs and mall property owners adapting to a digitally-changing world? The digitally-changing world is making it difficult for the traditional mall model to survive. Shoppers are no longer...

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E-Book: Re-Inventing Retail

Jun 1, 20181 min read

The retail industry is in turmoil and technology is at the epicenter of this change. Digitization of the retail landscape has become an expectation as consumers demand a physical world...

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