Tech

BII REPORT: Inside The Mobile Showrooming Threat That’s Changing The Retail Industry

[credit provider=”BI Intelligence”] The practice of “showrooming,” or viewing an item in a retail store and then buying it online, has brought the e-commerce threat directly to bricks-and-mortar retailers. Mobile raises the showrooming threat to a new level since price comparisons are available to shoppers immediately, as they make decisions and […]
BII REPORT: Inside The Mobile Showrooming Threat That’s Changing The Retail Industry
Markets

CITI: Gorgeous Black Friday Weather Is Great For November Retail Sales

[credit provider=”ap”] Weather plays an important role in the consumer’s decisions to shop, particularly during the winter holiday season.On one hand, if it’s too warm, consumers won’t buy high-priced winter apparel like coats and boots, which tend to be higher-priced than bikinis and flip-flops.  On the other hand, if wintry […]
CITI: Gorgeous Black Friday Weather Is Great For November Retail Sales
Markets

Here’s Why Retail Real Estate Hasn’t Shown Any Signs Of Recovery Yet

[credit provider=”By andy54321 on Flickr, via Buzzfeed” url=”http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/portraits-of-closed-bookstores”] While other property types, like multifamily and office, have shown consistent signs of recovery, retail has yet to do so.Why is retail recovery lagging, and are there specific retail subsectors that are bucking the trend and posting gains?
Here’s Why Retail Real Estate Hasn’t Shown Any Signs Of Recovery Yet
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