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Law Enforcers Hit the Mall Floor
As more retail businesses get entangled in the Web, cybercrime is a growing concern for shopping center security teams. However, it doesn't mean that the latter can afford to be less attentive to an omnipresent risk in high-traffic places: human altercations. Two centers are turning to their customers for help in making their environments safer. [...]
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Ride This Way
It isn't exactly rare to see Sir Christopher Hoy on two wheels. The Scot is, after all, the winner of multiple world and Olympic cycling titles. What caught people's attention at Boxpark Shoreditch (Lo [...]
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Retail Purpose Revisited
Dockside Outlet Centre (Dockside • Chatham, UK) has found a taker for its upper-level ancillary space: Sea Shells, which will be trading as Dockside Day Nursery and Pre-School on a 15-year le [...]
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A Face of Face-off
It's tough to pick one person to represent a shopping center's clientele, but it's a choice you have to make if you want to use an ambassador to help promote your property. One marketing team did the sensible thing: It passed the buck to its customers. The Mall Wood G [...]
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Time to Ditch the Labels?
Claiming one's right to fashion freedom has to do with more than hemlines and color wheels these days. While some designers challenge their followers with gender-neutral or so-called fluid collections (think H&M, Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Tenants in the Pipeline
As students pack their bags to head back to their classrooms, some will start to log their extra-curricular activity hours by hitting the shopping center floor. More than a way to make a bit of money on the side, it will be an education in planning for a career in retail. On September 3, Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Calling All VR Gaming Stars
Not every shopping center can attract a state-of-the-art gaming operator but no matter because that's what pop-ups are for, right? Take The Mall. It hosted a VR Roadshow this summer, bringing The Fantasmapod to different UK properties to offer virtual reality gaming sessions for the whole family. Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Robins in the Hood
Summer strolls and art jaunts have taken on mythical proportions for an exhibit that is attracting visitors to 33 different city locations. Just think of a forest, a sheriff, and a famously rebellious green-hooded man. Welcome to Nottingham, the setting of Robin Hood's many adventures. This season, it's also where you can discover Tactics Subscribers Read More...
What’s Next: The Shake Lab
There's something about mixing dairy products with sweet treats that leads to retail success. Pastry chef Christina Tosi did it with the New York City-based Milk Bar chain of cereal-inspir [...]
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Gamers Tackle the Laser Maze
Table tennis and live concerts are nice ways for parents and their children to spend time together during a shopping outing, but for those who prefer somewhat edgier activities, intu Uxbridge (UK) now has the Laser Maze. Launched this past Monday, the attraction challenges fam [...]
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