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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, […]

Can a Company Survive Just By Being Online?

July 11, 2016

According to a survey done by ICSC Research, retailers that generate most online sales, can attribute this to the omni-channel strategy rather than just having the click and collect method. Targeting consumers is no longer having an advantage. The consumer experience is not just one avenue. Consumers can be in the store physically looking at a product […]

How Retailers are Drawing Shoppers this Season

December 16, 2014

Consumers have more options than ever when it comes to where they spend their money. Online retailers and brick and mortar stores are constantly looking for ways to stand out from their competitors. Which website offers free shipping? Who ships the fastest? Who opens earliest on Black Friday? What store has the best entertainment? Which […]

San Antonio’s Growth Highlighted at 2014 CCIM Symposium

December 9, 2014

The 2014 CCIM Symposium was very informative. REOC’S Kimberly S. Gatley gave wonderful presentation on how San Antonio was making waves. This year San Antonio has been named Time’s Most Romantic city, Conde Nast Traveler’s 3rd friendliest city, Mylife.com’s 2nd most patriotic city.  With one of the nation’s largest population growths in the last year, […]

Retail Sales Flourish in the Lone Star State

July 10, 2014

Texas has become a center of economic development and growth. According to the Texas Retail Outlook Survey on May 28, 2014 retail sales have increased the past 11 months in comparison to last year’s numbers. Across the board Texas continues to see an overall improvement in business issues compared to May 2013. For more visit […]

Glazers Brings More Jobs to San Antonio

October 16, 2013

Next week Glazer’s Inc. will open its new San Antonio distribution center. This 518,000 square foot facility will employee more than 450 people in the San Antonio area, 261 will be new hires to the company. The Dallas, Texas founded company was created by Louis Glazer during 1909, under the name “Jumbo Bottling Company” and […]

Retailers Exceeded Expectations For Back to School Season

October 1, 2013

Retailers used discounts as arrows when aiming at sale goals for the month August. Typically the U.S’s second-biggest selling period of the year for retailers, this season shoppers saw an increase in discounts to encourage them to shop back to school. This proved to be a smart payoff as sales increased .2 percent from July […]

San Antonio Retail Listing Exhibits Slow and Steady 1st Quarter

August 1, 2013

Slow and steady appears to be the trend for San Antonio- area retail properties based on First Quarter Reports. NAI REOC reported that the 47 million square feet retail market closed with a vacancy rate of 11.0% citywide, consistent with the previous quarter. Although the rate maintained the same for the past 2 quarters the […]

Remaking The Retail Market

May 25, 2011

Developers Diversified Realty Corp., based in Beachwood, announced plans last week to knock down unprofitable shopping centers in San Antonio, Texas, and Denver and remake the sites around new Target stores. The publicly traded company, which owns and manages approximately 520 retail properties globally, views redevelopment as a growth strategy in a recession-scarred industry where […]

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