July 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
Macy's sees opportunities to improve the shopping experience by activating empty parking lots.
June 8, 2017, 12pm PDT
As the face of retail continues to evolve, tremendous opportunity exists for out-of-the-box concepts and creative retail strategies.
March 6, 2017, 12pm PST
The Minneapolis-based retailer is thinking big by betting on a small store and the urban revolution.
November 25, 2016, 5am PST
At most big box stores, the parking lots occupy far more land than the stores themselves, sucking up unnecessary resources from our communities.
August 15, 2016, 6am PDT
The home-themed mall, opening outside Washington, D.C., hopes to attract a new generation of customers and investors.
March 31, 2015, 8am PDT
Despite threats like online retail, upscale sectors of the mall market are prospering. This is good news for what are, perhaps, the only walkable 'streets' in some parts of the country.
January 3, 2012, 7am PST
Walmart stores -- once vilified by cities for their impact on local smaller retailers -- are now getting the red carpet treatment from some urban cities. Walmart has adapted its store design, and cities need the tax revenue from large retailers.
October 1, 2009, 10am PDT
Strip malls are in virtually every American city, but they're rarely an important part of those cities. Ava Bromberg says they can be. Her idea is to turn strip malls into community-owned hubs that generate capital within their neighborhood and keep it there.