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January 19, 2017, 11am PST
Innovative retail center constructed from repurposed shipping containers activates an empty lot, looks to spark a retail revival in downtown Tulsa.
Modern Cities
January 7, 2016, 10am PST
Target announced recently that almost all of the stores it expects to open in 2016 and 2017 will be located in urban areas.
March 11, 2013, 10am PDT
Generalist Geoff Dyer delivers his walkability design tactics magnum opus on PlaceShakers. His years of practical experience are conveniently condensed for your consumption.
August 21, 2012, 7am PDT
After several years of soul searching during the Great Recession, "conspicuous consumption has made a resounding return to Madison Avenue." But, as Eric Wilson discovered, a new Avenue has emerged.
The New York Times
July 26, 2012, 2pm PDT
With suburbia saturated, large retailers chase an urban market poised for growth.
The New York Times
December 10, 2011, 7am PST
Last week, a panel of retailers and developers discussed the challenges--and, ultimately, the keys to success--of urban retail. Susan Piperato reports.
National Real Estate Investor
May 16, 2011, 1pm PDT
How to Be A Retronaut features a smattering of photos of New York's unique storefronts, taken by photographers James and Karla Murray. Since the book's release, about a third of the stores have faded from existence.
How to Be a Retronaut
March 29, 2011, 11am PDT
Rocco Pendola says chain stores are starting to adapt and move into downtown Los Angeles, following the population boom and setting a precedent for chain retail in downtowns across the U.S.
Seeking Alpha
January 17, 2011, 8am PST
The New York Times reports that retailers more used to selling aspirin and greeting cards are now offering more elaborate grocery options.
The New York Times
December 1, 2009, 2pm PST
Market forces are reshaping the usual suburban format for many large-scale grocers.
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