20 influencers in the world of retail in Canada

We at POTLOC would like to take the time to recognize Canadian industry professionals whose influence can be felt throughout the world of retail. Whether it’s developing…

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How AI Can Improve Customer Experience

In the past few years, artificial intelligence (commonly referred to as “AI”) has made immense progress and has found many applications in various industries. The retail…

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What’s the Use? Mixing up mixed-use developments

Harmoniously assembling commercial, residential and entertainment elements in a given space is a meticulous balancing act and can leave realtors scratching their heads.…

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Online reviews are disrupting the consumer researcher industry

OpenTable, TripAdvisor, Google Reviews, Yelp, Foursquare, Facebook, Amazon, Booking.com, the list goes on. All of these well-established brands rely on…

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Clicks to Bricks: Why Do Online Retailers Go Physical?

There is recent phenomenon which is sometimes called “clicks to bricks”. In other words: online retailers building physical stores. A report by Jones Lang LaSalle points…

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How To Convince Ecommerce Retailers To Open In Your Location And How To Work With Them

Three years ago, Frank And Oak made some noise by opening shops in several Canadian malls. The Montreal-based digital native apparel retailer which specializes in…

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