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October 29, 2013
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Industry Snapshot – October 29

The ICSC Industry Snapshot is a bi-weekly report presented as an info-graphic; produced by ICSC’s Communications department. This dashboard presents an overview of key industry metrics in an easy to follow and visually pleasing format, so that the user can quickly navigate it and take away a high-level view of industry performance. Furthermore, the dashboard…

October 25, 2013
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ICSC Foundation Introduces #MindfulMalls

The ICSC Foundation is launching a Twitter campaign to show the world all the good that malls do to bring awareness and raise funds for causes like breast cancer, heart disease, poverty and the countless other important issues that you support. This month is all about breast cancer. If your centers or malls are doing…

October 18, 2013
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Crumbs Opens New Gluten Free Store in NYC

By Sarah Ritchie Just yesterday, the World Health Organization issued a report stating what most people believe—that air pollution may be filled with toxins that cause cancer. As our environments become ever-more complex and hazardous, the condition of “regular people” is most certainly impacted. While we must leave it to the scientists to untangle the…

October 18, 2013
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Introducing the Planigrupo Latin American Fellowship

The shopping center industry is booming in Latin America, and at the center are Planigrupo Latam and its chairman, Eduardo Bross. When talking about Latin America’s growing retail market with Mr. Bross, his excitement is palpable, but he will also lament about the lack of skilled workers to manage these centers.   Planigrupo decided to…

October 17, 2013
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Michael Kors Goes High-Tech For World Food Day

By: Sarah Ritchie Two weeks into the U.S. government shutdown, America sits on the brink of default. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that an NGO (non-government organization) and privately held company are doing some of the most exciting and innovative work to address global malnutrition on World Food Day, observed in more than…