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September 13, 2012
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Throwback Thursdays-All About The Image

M.G Herring, president of Herring Group speaks on the possibility of mixing off-price and traditional retailers in the same shopping centers “The key to success lies in market strategy. Define the market and design a strategy to attract it. Tie it all back to the merchandise and the image.”

September 6, 2012
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Throwback Thursdays- Shopping center owner and part time psychiatrist 1982

When it comes to ICSC members they know how to create a positive relationship with their tenants. C. Dale Flowers wants to know everything and anything about the on goings of his shopping centers. He even said, "Sometimes I find myself playing psychiatrist; 95% of the time they know there is nothing you can do.…

August 23, 2012
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Throwback Thursdays- A White beard full of wisdom

When asked about the future of diversification in relation to small mom and pop stores in1983, Stanley Marcus replied, "I’m very bullish about the independent merchant. Someday the department store will wake up and say: Where’s our business gone? There going to find that large segments of it have moved to small independent specialty stores."

August 7, 2012
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The Next Generation Conference

The annual Next Generation Conference, held at the W Atlanta Midtown from July 29th to the 31st, brought together those new to the industry and those looking to mentor the younger generation of shopping center professionals for education, mentoring and networking opportunities. The conference began on Sunday, July 29th with a day chock full of…

August 7, 2012
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New Next Generation Associate

We are very pleased to share with you that Michelle Silsbe will be the new Next Generation Associate at ICSC. Michelle will be working closely with Urayoán Martinez, Chief of Staff, and Randi Glass, Director of Membership and Volunteer Development, to ensure a smooth transition. Michelle has been with ICSC for over a year in…