Tag: retail

Expect a Brand New Retail Experience Post-COVID-19

GlobeSt.com

Change, rather than tolling the death knell for the sector, is exactly what will keep retail alive and vibrant.

It seems that the retail sector can’t catch a break. It was just a few years ago that people—otherwise in the know—were predicting the fall of brick-and-mortar at the hands (or should I say fingers?) of internet shopping.…

Amanda WillisExpect a Brand New Retail Experience Post-COVID-19

Macy’s Starts Reopening Amid Department Store Woes

Commercial Property Executive

The chain is welcoming shoppers to 68 locations this week. How will the department store format fare amid the pandemic’s challenges?

Macy’s Inc. will kick off a phased reopening today, welcoming shoppers into 68 stores in states that have begun to ease retail restrictions. The department store chain plans to reopen stores with reduced hours in Georgia, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, which are allowing select businesses to restart after the coronavirus outbreak prompted sweeping closures across the U.S.…

Amanda WillisMacy’s Starts Reopening Amid Department Store Woes

This Net Lease Segment Is Recession-Resistant

cpexecutive.com

This type of single-tenant property may be just the answer for investors who are nervous about recent economic events, says Avison Young’s Jonathan Hipp.

Along with (literally) the rest of the world, we’re watching the daily news of the spread of the coronavirus, now upgraded by the World Health Organization to pandemic status. We hold to what we have said all along in terms of its impact on investment, namely, play the long game and know that this too shall pass. As devastating as the news is–and it is–the old rules of investment still apply. Just as panic won’t help …

Leigh ClineThis Net Lease Segment Is Recession-Resistant

The Real Reason So Many Stores Are Closing

globest.com

If people are shopping differently today, and they are, it is not to the exclusion of brick-and-mortar venues, but rather to those brands that have not been able to think in an omnichannel strategy of bricks-and-clicks working together.

Excuse me while I step outside of my normal role in this space of focusing solely on the net lease market. Because there is a dynamic impacting all of retail—the general market as well as net leased retail—that needs to be addressed, namely, the myth of a retail apocalypse.…

Amanda WillisThe Real Reason So Many Stores Are Closing

The War Between Amazon and the Dollar Store Sector

GlobeSt.com

How does the online giant expect to break into one of the busiest sectors for buyers?

As we continue to grow into a digital age, we see more and more retailers developing their online presence to have a wider reach with consumers around the world. This is how Amazon become the shopping behemoth we know today. As a result, different brick-and-mortar stores struggle to create a business plan that addresses Amazon’s competition and eventually fall to the wayside. One sector, however, has not seemed to be taken aback from this competition—the Dollar Store sector.…

Amanda WillisThe War Between Amazon and the Dollar Store Sector