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Market by Macy's Begins Expansion

Market by Macy’s, the condensed Macy’s store concept featuring the best products curated from designers and Macy’s brands, opens its second location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  The simplified store concept, Market by Macy’s, is approximately 20,000 square feet and displays a retail environment closer to a boutique arrangement. Compared to the traditional Macy’s store, […]

Top Ice Cream Concepts to bring to your California Shopping Center

Ice-cream is easily one of the best desserts or afternoon snacks out there. The different flavors and combinations offer you a one of a kind experience, something that you can only get at one location. But bringing an ice cream retailer to your center could provide the pop the center is missing. Take a peak […]

Kohls is Ready to Bounce-Back in 2021

After a year like 2020, it sounds foolish to claim knowledge of what the new year will look like. With the pandemic still causing uncertainty across the country, retailers are leaning in to what they’ve learned over the past 12 months and how they can bounce back better than ever. And Kohl's is ahead of […]

Finding Expanding Retailers within the Pizza Belt

Finding the appropriate retailer to fill your space is equal parts art and science. But if it's a pizza joint you are looking for things become more clear. The pizza belt theory originated in the summer of 2013 and detailed "the area of the United States where the chance of obtaining an adequate-to-good slice of […]

Top 5 Bike Retailers to Fill Your Spaces

One of the side effects of the pandemic was a mountainous demand for bikes. The demand has yet to slow, keeping bike shops busy in retail and service repairs, suggesting a bike shop would be an ideal concept for a vacant retail space.  In the beginning of the pandemic, expectedly the toilet paper, hand sanitizer, […]

Mid-Atlantic Brewpubs That Stand Out From The Crowd

The craft beer boom is no secret. Many brewpubs offer the perfect place to have a drink, enjoy a good meal, and—bonus—lingering is totally encouraged! Where there’s craft beer, board games, corn hole, and other low-stakes group activities, a good time is sure to follow. Adding a brewpub to your retail space often means providing […]

Butter Chicken Company Expanding in DC area

There’s a signature curry chicken-joint headed to DuPont Circle and Bethesda Metro. Known for its experimental concept in 2019, opening early lunch and closing after serving 300 Butter Chicken trays, the company has seen a surge in demand that supports expansion.  Still, wondering what it is? It’s Butter Chicken Company. The initial concept began in […]

The Top Vegan Restaurants to Fill Your Empty Spaces

Vegan is considered a voluntary diet choice, but it’s not just the fad diet of the year (I’m talking about you, KETO). Veganism is a lifestyle, and it’s popularity is expanding rapidly. Based on the desire to be more conscious of food sources, compassionate to animals, and overall wellness are just some of the key […]

Nike Expands with 30 Additional Stores

2020 challenged retail across the board and forced brands to pivot, stretch, and change in order to find new ways to connect with customers. With the new year, wise brands are not seeing the hope on the horizon as a signal to reset back to their old ways, but rather using their 2020 adaptations to […]

Retail Expansion Surging in South Carolina

An influx of new citizens moving to South Carolina from all across the U.S. has elevated the "Palmetto State" to the country's sixth fastest-growing state in 2020, creating ideal demographics for retail expansion.The Charleston-Mt. Pleasant and Greenville areas, in particularly, have consistently ranked highest among U.S. growth markets over the past decade, aided by roaring […]

COVID Impact on Breweries

Over the past decade craft beer has often seemed like a sure bet when it comes to growth and stability. In 2010 there were just 1,759 craft brewers in the US. In 2019, there were almost 7,500. The industry also saw 4% growth in production year over year, increasing the craft segment's market share of […]

Northeastern Retailers Are Heating Up

The Northeast may be in the middle of winter, but there’s still heat in the retail market. Small and medium sized retailers are the life-blood of the American economy, and Northeastern brands are bringing a dose of vitality with them as they expand in the region. From hometown brands opening their second location to regional […]
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