International Council of Shopping Centers
March 31, 2017
King of Prussia, PA - When foreign retailers want to make a good first impression in America, they often choose one place: King of Prussia Mall.
KOP has become the go-to place for retailers, domestic and international, that gives them a sense of arrival since demand for space at the mall is high.
And with the mall’s constant reinvention, ... »
Nothing Says Success Like a King of Prussia Spot
March 24, 2017
Fresco, TX - Specialty chain Flip Flop Shops, owned by Cherokee Global Brands, recently debuted its first “floating retail concept” at Stonebriar Centre in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas.
The 240-square-foot standalone unit, which is shaped to resemble a flip-flop, is situated in one of the mall’s common areas and incorporates many of ... »
Flip Flop Shops Floats New Retail Concept
March 19, 2017
Amid the recent talk of the "death of shopping malls" and Amazon's march toward selling everything to everyone everywhere, it might be worthwhile to consider other viewpoints.
During a recent interview, the CEO of the International Council of Shopping Centers pooh-poohed the notion that the physical store is dead or dying.
"As a whole, the in... »
Don’t Write off Retail Stores, Shopping-Center CEO Says
December 5, 2016
Elton, PA - Japan-based game-center operator Round One Corp. is getting ready to gobble up space in U.S. malls with an appetite like Pac-Man's.
Just six years after arriving stateside, the company is poised to bring its combination of bowling, billiards, karaoke, and cutting-edge arcade games to more of America's suburban masses. It opens its 12... »
Exton Square Department-Store Space is Turning Japanese, as Mall-Entertainment Company Expands
November 21, 2016
Bellingham, WA - Today GGP announced the expansion of its digital parking tool to the majority of its regional shopping centers throughout the U.S., including Bellis Fair Mall. The tool gives shoppers visibility into parking availability throughout the day. The industry-first parking feature solves one of the most pressing problems faced by shopper... »
Digital Parking Tool Arrives at Bellis Fair Mall
September 4, 2016
Anderson, SC - In March of 1972, Anderson shoppers celebrated a new era of convenience.
Surrounded by acres of easy-to-access parking, the Anderson Mall replaced cotton fields and pastures on the west side of Clemson Boulevard with dozens of shopping venues under one roof.
The mall, boosted by a major expansion in 1983 and a major renovation ... »
Anderson Mall has Proactive Approach
July 18, 2016
Oak Brook, IL - Fifty-four years after opening, Oakbrook Center continues to make changes and attract shoppers from across the Chicago area.
And despite a brief consideration in the early 1980s of enclosing the mall, it remains committed to welcoming the outdoors.
""We take advantage of the park-like atmosphere," said Chuck Fleming, senior ge... »
Oakbrook Center Continues to Thrive as Outdoor Mall