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June 8, 2012

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Congrats to Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation!

Congratulations to the winner of our Why I Love Bricks & Mortar Video Contest, Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation. We had a lot of great submissions, be sure to check out our honorable mentions: Matthew Abnet, Linear Retail, and Forest … Continue reading

May 15, 2012

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Cities court retail development at RECon

Despite tightened budgets among local governments nationwide, representatives of municipalities and economic development groups are heading to RECon in force to court retail development at the Cities of the World Pavilion. Hundreds of city representatives attend RECon each year, and … Continue reading

April 13, 2012

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ICSC World Summit will address globalization of retail

ICSC is gearing up for one of its highest-profile conferences to date: the Retail Real Estate World Summit, this year titled “The Globalization of Retail.” The meeting is scheduled for September 12–14 at China’s Shanghai International Convention Center. “This event … Continue reading

February 13, 2012

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RECon Keynote Speakers No Longer A “Secret”

ICSC Taps Four Unique “Outliers”   NEW YORK, February 13, 2012 – Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people will be the opening keynote speaker on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at the International Council … Continue reading

February 8, 2012

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An ‘arresting’ mall at former prison in Uruguay

Mall landlords are always looking for ways to detain their customers just a little longer. Uruguay’s Punta Carretas Shopping, housed in a former prison in Montevideo, appears to be quite good at it: This year the 18-year-old shopping center is … Continue reading