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August 15, 2012

Don’t let the grocery sector shake-ups fool you.

While there are individual failures, the category as a whole continues to find favor among developers that place a premium on having a traffic magnet in their shopping centers.

March 7, 2011

As vibrant as the supermarket sector has remained throughout the recession, not a single grocery operator will tell you that gaining, or maintaining, market share has been a snap. 


Even the most successful supermarket retailers have had to continue to reinvest in their stores and their markets in order to keep their footing on a slippery economic slope.


June 22, 2010

The nation’s biggest shopping-center convention wasn’t as big this year. But it was better.

The nation’s biggest shopping-center convention wasn’t as big this year. But it was better.

In the June/July print edition of Chain Store Age, we provide our own recap of the International Council of Shopping Centers RECon show, held in Las Vegas May 23-25. Following is our continuing online coverage of the annual convention.

Said to be attended by about 30,000 retailers and shopping center developers, compared to upwards of 50,000 in years past, the 2010 iteration of RECon was nevertheless upbeat.

November 30, 2008

Oddly enough, say the retail pollsters, a downturn economy has been accompanied by an...

July 31, 2008

As apparel chains struggle to maintain margins in a volatile marketplace, the grocery industry...