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San Antonio Zoo Breaking Records and Buzzing with New Interest

September 1, 2016

The 100 year old San Antonio Zoo reached an all-time record of 1.2 million guests passing though the park’s gates this past 12 months. The zoo was able to create a new buzz by improving or creating new animal habitats, restaurant and retail spaces. With this all-time record, new interest of investment has taken place […]

Parking Downtown San Antonio Could Be Taking a Turn

August 25, 2016

Parking in downtown San Antonio can be a struggle. Two people are trying to change this view. GrayStreet Partners and AREA Real Estate are coming up with various strategies to help with this need. GrayStreet Partners is renovating Travis Park Plaza parking garage by emphasizing different modes of transportation. They are looking at investing in […]

JCPenny’s Customers Spoke and They Listened

August 18, 2016

Going beyond apparel, JCPenny is expanding their home-goods selection. Customers are spending more money on home beautification and JCPenny is looking to improve in this sector. During the third quarter JCPenny will add dishwashers and other major appliances to 1,000 stores. With 1,200 major appliances online, customers will be able to smoothly order online and […]

Harry’s Shave Subscriptions on Target’s Shelves

August 12, 2016

With Razors being cheaper to purchase online though companies such as Harry’s Shave Subscriptions and Dollar Shave Club, retailers are having a difficult time selling the product they already have on the shelves. Drumroll…, a different edge on selling razor products, Target and Harry’s decided to team up to offer online subscriptions for Harry’s shaving […]

Foot Locker Lighting up Time Square

August 8, 2016

Renovation is happening everywhere but I would have never thought of the iconic Times Square. Foot Locker’s redeveloped four-level store of 36,000 square-feet was named “The Most Significant Retail Deal of the Year for 2015”. The Store is scheduled to open this holiday season. This is the first time a major Times Square retailer has […]

Store Technology is Becoming a Difficult Choice

August 3, 2016

Ever feel like big brother is watching over you? According to the “Rich Relevance ‘Creepy or Cool?’ Survey”, Seventy- Five Percent did not like the idea of being greeted by name after a store identified the consumer though facial recognition technology. Most consumers do enjoy using fingerprint technology, scanning products, receiving pop up offers, digital […]

Second Biggest Shopping Season Is Approaching

July 29, 2016

According to an ICSC research report, back to school shoppers are planning to spend $657 per household. 95 percent plan to shop in a physical store with nearly 80 percent expect to spend more money this year vs last year. Back to School shoppers are planning to spend more due to new wardrobe and school […]

A Game Changer for Tenants Paying Rent

So many mistakes can happen when handling money manually. The slightest difference, in the amount, or a number out of place can have huge effect on the overall spreadsheet. At DDR Corp. Tenants can make their payments online and track reports though SnapPay RE. According to Kevin Moss, DDR’s Chief Information Officer, there is a […]

Business is Steady in Texas

July 22, 2016

CNBC’s conducted an annual survey of top states in the U.S. for business. Texas came in second place for the second year in a row. The study rates the states based on how they market themselves on an economic standpoint. When it comes to consistent competitiveness Texas has no peer, but is facing big challenges […]

Going Beyond Just Bed & Bath

July 21, 2016

While Bed Bath & Beyond same-store sales declined by 50 basis points versus the same quarter a year ago, adding omni-channel trappings to Bed Bath & Beyond stores are helping boost sales. CEO Steven Tamares, has been evolving Bed Bath & Beyond stores by integrating physical and digital capabilities to create an experiential shopping culture, […]

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