Multichannel Retail

ICSC SmartBrief

News about the international shopping center industry

ICSC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Council of Shopping Centers

It's a retail seller's market in Baton Rouge, La.

4/17/2015

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

The Baton Rouge, La., retail market is growing due to cautious expanding and new development, and it now boasts 84.1 million leasable square feet and a 7.95% vacancy rate. Increasing occupancy rates a… Read More

NRF SmartBrief

News and trends about the U.S. retail industry

NRF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

Athletic shoe shoppers favor form over function

4/17/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Athletic shoe designers are increasingly catering to customers who, spurred by the growing athleisure trend, care more about how their shoes look than how they perform. Sales of higher-priced performa… Read More

NRF Global SmartBrief

The best stories about global retail

NRF Global SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

P.F. Chang's Canada files for bankruptcy protection

4/17/2015

  • Financial Post (Canada)

Interaction Asian Restaurants, the operator of Canada's three P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurants, has filed for bankruptcy protection, saying it owes creditors about $5.2 million. The eateries will… Read More

Shop.org SmartBrief

News about digital retail commerce

Shop.org SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Shop.org

Will Etsy be able to balance accountability and profits?

4/17/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

This week, Etsy became only the second U.S. B Corp to go public, in an initial stock offering that valued the company at $1.78 billion. B Corps are for-profit companies that make a social and environm… Read More