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10 retail trends to watch in 2020

10 retail trends to watch in 2020

RetailDive.com, January 6, 2020 From the evolution of pure-play e-commerce to the purpose of brick and mortar, the Retail Dive team serves up their predictions for 2020. By Kaarin Vembar, Ben Unglesbee, Cara Salpini, Daphne Howland, Caroline Jansen The on-again,...
Enjoy Chick-fil-A Without Talking to Anyone

Enjoy Chick-fil-A Without Talking to Anyone

MSN Money, Michael Tedder It’s no secret that fast food orders take longer than they used to these days, but Chick-fil-A may have found a way to speed things up. After a limited test run in five markets last year, this week Chick-fil-A debuted “dine-in mobile...
Walmart Shows How to Compete Against Amazon

Walmart Shows How to Compete Against Amazon

November 14, 2019, Sarah Halzack | Bloomberg The uncertainties for Walmart Inc. were piling up in the third quarter, both external (tariff whiplash, recession fears) and internal (a management shuffle in the U.S.). But judging by its Thursday earnings report, the...
The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant

Retail Dining is undergoing a sea-change in recent years By Mike Isaac and David Yaffe-Bellany Aug. 14, 2019 Restaurateurs are adding “virtual” restaurants to expand their delivery options – and most of us have no idea we’re ordering from...
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,...