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Bouncing Back – The Japan Retail Market | Cushman & Wakefield

Bouncing Back – The Japan Retail Market

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Japan is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the Asia luxury brand market. …  Read More

What Makes Up a Relevant Consumer Experience? | Cushman & Wakefield

What Makes Up a Relevant Consumer Experience?

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As you may have noticed there are less traditional shopping centers being built today than 10 years ago and many are being torn down, back-filled with non-traditional retail uses or are slowly declining into obsolescence. How can we improve customer experience?…  Read More

Risky Business in Las Vegas! | Cushman & Wakefield

Risky Business in Las Vegas!

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The ICSC RECon staged every year in Las Vegas, Navada is the world's largest retail real estate conference. With over 35,000 attendees it dwarves MAPIC in every sense though it is certainly not for the faint hearted.…  Read More

BUILD FOR FUNCTION, DESIGN FOR AWE | Cushman & Wakefield

BUILD FOR FUNCTION, DESIGN FOR AWE

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Last week I found myself nestled in the depths of Toledo, an ancient municipality in Spain that rests proudly on a hill and brags nostalgically to its neighbours: “I used to be the Capital, you know”. This heritage site, so happily basking in its rich history, could not have been more juxtaposed with the purpose of my visit: a workshop to brainstorm for a revolutionary, next-generation shopping mall.…  Read More

Singapore is a No-Brainer | Cushman & Wakefield

Singapore is a No-Brainer

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Drive for 45 minutes in any capital city around the world and you might get from the centre to the inner suburbs. In rush hour you might get from the office to the station. In Singapore you can get from one side of the entire island to the other by-passing 5.4m people while you stare at the acid coloured azalea lined highways shaded from the jungle heat by trees ripped from the tropical forests nearby.…  Read More

Revolution to Evolution | Cushman & Wakefield

Revolution to Evolution

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All around the high rise glitz and bling of Hong Kong and Shanghai diamonds are losing their lustre, luxury leather stores are tightening their belts and the catwalks have started to go to the dogs. Omnipresent expensive watch retailers wish they could stop time and hyper cars are selecting reverse gear. …  Read More

The Future of Retail is coming | Cushman & Wakefield

The Future of Retail is coming

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Digital mirrors to revolutionise the fitting room, baristas “in your pocket” and creating memories through experiential shopping – the future of retail is coming… …  Read More

Valentine’s Day – Love and Spending in the Air | Cushman & Wakefield

Valentine’s Day – Love and Spending in the Air

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The 14th February, the day for lovers and shoppers everywhere, though perhaps not quite everywhere, is upon us again. In some countries, St Valentine’s Day is not celebrated on Saturday, but in a few months’ time (e.g. China, Taiwan, Colombia and Brazil). Love and spending is already in the air.…  Read More

National Deal Making Conference: ICSC New York | Cushman & Wakefield

National Deal Making Conference: ICSC New York

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It became inevitable that a real estate deal making conference in one of the truly great cities of the world would eventually outgrow itself. After years of steady but cheaply executed expansion into a somewhat ragged assembly of hotel suites in and around Sixth Avenue, the ICSC finally executed their bold decision to relocate en masse to a bespoke conference facility.…  Read More

Experimenting or Surviving? | Cushman & Wakefield

Experimenting or Surviving?

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In our survey of Europe’s biggest shopping centre owners we found the majority were well advanced with their plans to tackle and if possible benefit from ecommerce.…  Read More