Business development

food court

From Food Court To Eatertainment

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As malls are turning into entertainment centres, the traditional food court is getting a makeover. Malls now strive to offer their customers a higher-quality food experience, with better restaurants establishing themselves in shopping centres.  …

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local

5 Ways To Do Local Marketing That Does Not Cost You An Arm And A Leg

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The rise of powerful digital networks has given more tools for retailers to do local marketing campaigns. Nowadays you can reach out to customers within specific geographical zones and venues through listings and ads that…

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customers emails

5 strategies to get your customers’ emails

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The mailing list has not gotten the love it deserves. The Direct Marketing Association found that, for every one dollar invested in email marketing, there was a $39.40 return. Furthermore, retailers that grow their email…

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Light at the end of the tunnel for shopping centres struggling to fill vacant anchor tenants

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Large spaces formerly occupied by anchor tenants continue to sit unclaimed in Canadian shopping centres. However, there is hope amid the stressful times for retail landlords.   Colliers International, a commercial real estate firm, recently…

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Why successful retailers are opening in front of their main competitors?

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You’ve probably noticed many stores tend to cluster in one specific spot, with similar product and service offerings. While it might seem more logical for similar businesses to be far away from one another, two…

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How to find a killer retail location

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If you’re a retailer expanding into a market or expanding your footprint, location is a key consideration—perhaps even the most important one.   There’s an adage in real estate that it’s all about location, location,…

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