Jeff Green Column

06/19/2012 - 4:28pm
05/24/2012 - 11:18am

I’ve read a few thought-provoking articles recently about the state of the retail real estate marketplace that make the observation that A malls are generally doing better while B malls are continuing to tread water—or even beginning to fade away. Once again, I have to disagree on the B malls.

05/16/2012 - 11:34am

This might not come as a huge surprise, but “irrational exuberance” is unlikely to be on prominent display.

05/15/2012 - 12:10pm

This is not your father’s (or my father’s) RECon. True, the conference wasn’t called that back then, but it is clear to me that this influential annual event is evolving.

05/14/2012 - 1:03pm

As retail real estate professionals from around the world prepare for the annual RECon convention in Las Vegas, it seems pretty clear to me that the anticipation for this year’s event is on the rise.

05/08/2012 - 3:05pm

Has anyone else noticed that more and more consumers seem to be “cross-shopping” than ever before? I’m talking about those people who shop both the high-end luxury retailers and the discount or even dollar stores.

04/25/2012 - 9:37am

Fresh off the resignation of CEO Brian Dunn and the revelation that the company lost a not-so- insignificant sum of $1.7 billion last quarter, Best Buy’s recent announcement to close 50 stores by the end of 2012 probably didn’t come as a surprise to anyone in our industry.

04/10/2012 - 10:49am

If you’re like me and watch more TV than you should, you’ve probably seen the unusual new Target commercials with the hot air balloon.

03/20/2012 - 2:59pm

It doesn’t really surprise me anymore when I hear about another national brand rolling out a smaller store format or compact new prototype.

03/12/2012 - 4:04pm

Well, 2012 is certainly off to a wild start. While there’s been nothing quite as dramatic and earth shattering as last year’s tsunami in Japan, there are plenty of global events and outside influences affecting our industry.