Survey: Food critical to shopping center traffic

REAL ESTATE Survey: Food critical to shopping center traffic The way to a shopping center patron’s heart is through their stomach. A recent survey of more than 1,000 consumers from JDA indicates the top two factors influencing customers to visit an indoor or open-air shopping center more frequently were having unique dining options (46%) and grocery shopping, such as Whole Foods or Trader Joes (42%).

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Online to dominate retail sales by 2028

Ecommerce is expected to account for 53% of retail sales by 2028, the report by analyst Retail Economics for law firm Womble Bond Dickinson suggests. This is more than double the 19.2% of sales that occur online at present. The report,  The Digital Tipping Point , found one of the main causes of this shift in spend to be the increase in Generation Z and millennial shoppers, who spend the most online.

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Retailers behind in personalizing the retail experience, claims study

Retailers behind in personalizing the retail experience, claims study July 9, 2019 Nearly half, 44%, of retailers, have made no progress in customizing the in-store shopping experience and today’s digital natives love brick-and-mortar more than previous generations.

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