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The Next Frontier Of Wellness: Your Pets

The Next Frontier Of Wellness: Your Pets

Forbes.com, June 18 2019Serena Oppenheim, ContributorWith a fast-growing awareness about nutrition and our own health, it is not surprising that the next wave of wellness companies are not focused on humans, but on pets.In terms of money spent on pets, the U.S. is by...
The Fastest-Growing Job Sector?

The Fastest-Growing Job Sector?

Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed, Pot? Just Call It a Job MachineThe New York Times, Conor DoughertyApril 25, 2019While cannabis may still be illegal on the federal level, 33 states now allow its sale for medical purposes at a minimum. Ten of those states, including...
The Retail Brokers Network

The Retail Brokers Network

What is the Retail Brokers Network (RBN) and why did Equity Retail Brokers join?The RBN is a national networking group founded in 1992 whose members are like us – successful independent brokerage firms that specialize in retail real estate. Upon joining in 2001,...
Best Retail Sales Since 2017

Best Retail Sales Since 2017

The Best Retail Sales Since 2017 Brighten US Growth OutlookWith first-quarter gross domestic product figures due April 26, the surprisingly strong retail report spurred economists to further increase projections.www.Globest.com   By Reade Pickert | April 19,...
The Year of the Fry

The Year of the Fry

French Fries Get A Makeover As Restaurant Competition Heats UpForbes.com, Alicia KelsoIs it too early to declare this the Year of the Fry?Think about it. McDonald’s just launched limited-time cheesy bacon fries, no doubt targeting Wendy’s Baconator Fries (which, to be...
Retail Going to the Dogs?

Retail Going to the Dogs?

I have the pleasure of working with two Mars affiliated companies, Blue Pearl Animal Hospital and Banfied Pet Hospital. This article mentions yet another affiliated company, Camp Bow Wow and I thought it was of real interest. These businesses are helping to change the...
The Winners in Retail, 2018

The Winners in Retail, 2018

Walmart isn’t the only retailer already winning…By Lauren Thomas, CNBCIn any competition, there are winners and losers. And among retailers competing for customers, the winners of 2018 beat their rivals by providing faster delivery, better online and...