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June 23, 2011
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24 shopping centers bloom on Singapore’s Orchard Road

By Curt Hazlett When it comes to retail development, Singapore is the little engine that can’t stop. The island city-state, which is ranked 191st among nations in size, but sixth in gross domestic product, never seems to stop refining, renovating and redeveloping its shopping districts, even when construction cranes are rusting in other parts of…

January 24, 2011
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How Can ICSC Benefit Students?

So, how can ICSC benefit students? Well in this interview with Michael P. Kercheval, President and CEO of International Council of Shopping Centers, he speaks on how ICSC can benefit Students. ICSC’s student program now boasts more than 1,200 members from North America, Europe, Asia, South and Central America, and Australia. Students represent more than…

December 13, 2010
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Don’t expect a discount…

Louis Vuitton has more than 450 stores around the world and celebrates about 70 new store launches, projects and major refurbishments a year, complete with deluxe launch parties — to say nothing of the private dinners and events, like the one last month for the publication of Keith Richards’ autobiography (Richards stars in the latest…