Contributing editor Anna Robaton spoke with thought leaders from different corners of the industry, and all agreed on at least one issue: There are no perfect historical parallels for the COVID-19-induced downturn.
In a search for innovators in experiential retail, Chain Store Age asked readers to nominate retail centers worthy of being named among the Top 10 Retail Center Experiences in the nation.
LAS VEGAS—On the “here comes health care” panel at ICSC RECon 2019, panelists talked about how consumers want greater service and support from their healthcare provider and with that comes the convenience of adding providers in shopping centers.
Easton Town Center, which was developed by L Brands, The Georgetown Company and Steiner + Associates 20 years ago, is undergoing a $500 million expansion largely to incorporate residential space. Phase I of residential construction will include 350 units, followed by a second phase of 400 units.
When Yaromir Steiner introduced Easton Town Center to Columbus, Ohio, 25 years ago, he was also introducing the concept of placemaking to the retail real estate industry.
Retailers looking to access and customize a pop-up space now have a new tool: ShopLAB, which recently opened at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. ShopLAB is a 500-square-foot store space which opened this fall at the mall.