5 Tactics to Compete With Amazon

No one can deny Amazon’s meteoric rise. The company has reported $52.9 billion in revenue in the second quarter of the year and posted its largest profit in history…

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Can Cirque du Soleil become an anchor tenant for malls?

Shopping centres across Canada and the United States are no longer just spaces where consumers spend money at retail outlets. Cirque du Soleil apparently took notice.

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Is Yorkdale Shopping Centre the Future of Malls?

A lot has gone wrong for the classic shopping mall in Canada over the past five years. Beleaguered retailers laid-off employees, filed for creditor protection or, in…

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Resurrecting the Zombie Shopping Malls

“Zombie” shopping malls, or “dead malls”, are multiplying. And it’s a major challenge to bring them back to life.

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Why are billionaire hippies successful three times over?

What do Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s, John Mackey of Whole Foods and Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia have in common? They all built commercial empires…

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Are ethical shoppers really just trendy hypocrites?

Shopping ethically has never been more popular than it is now. At least, that’s what studies seem to suggest. In 2013, only 2% of consumers were interested in a…

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