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October 25, 2012

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Throwback Thursdays- The Soaring Butterfly

With wings constructed of 100% stain glass and a delicate structure the suspended butterfly sculpture in the New Port Center is the main attraction. Intricate, elegant and intriguing the art form has brought significantly more shoppers to the center. Ester … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

October 14, 2011

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Kerry Cavanaugh applies lessons learned in the consumer-goods marketing business to shopping centers

By Jesse Serwer Divergent as consumer-goods and retail real estate businesses may be, Kerry Cavanaugh sees parallels between them. “Consumer products [is] focused on improving consumers’ lives. Commercial retail centers are really big consumer products,” Cavanaugh said. “For the consumer … Continue reading

July 8, 2011

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Industry Loses A Friend, Past ICSC Chairman John Ingram Dies

John M. Ingram, a retired development and retailing executive and former chairman of ICSC, has died. He was 76. Ingram served as ICSC’s 42nd chairman for the 2001-02 term while a vice chairman of The Mills Corp, Arlington, Va., creator … Continue reading

May 2, 2011

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ADA update could trip landlords

For the first time in two decades, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been revamped, meaning it is time again for retail owners to size up their properties accordingly and steer clear of costly noncompliance sanctions. Because the ADA is … Continue reading