The ICSC Blog

July 30, 2012
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Michael E. McCarty Speaks on His Journey to ICSC Interns

The summer fellows at ICSC are mostly upper college classmen or recent graduates. We do not all have the same career goals, but we have a shared mixture of concern about and yearning for the future. To help their summer fellows prepare for the “real world,” ICSC provides us with many learning opportunities, including occasional…

August 10, 2011
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Store Loyalty Apps are Catching on Fast with Smartphone Shoppers

By Steve McLinden Open the app. Enter the store. Earn virtual points just for showing up. Scan an item and get the pop-up discounts. Take your stuff and your codes to the cashier. Move on to the next store and repeat. This formula seems to be working nicely for those shopping at the clients of…

January 25, 2011
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Saving Water Like Money

Saving Water Like Money - Centers are sporting elaborate systems to catch rainwater for irrigation and other non-potable uses. By Steve McLinden All around the world now retail landlords and their tenants are getting ever more creative about conserving water; strategies include rainwater cisterns, leak sensors and smart-irrigation controls. Regency Centers’ $20 million Market at…