How American Shopping Malls are transforming their Spaces Creatively

Since about 2011 there has been a steady stream of investors abandoning the traditional concept of the shopping mall. Changes in consumer shopping habits has meant that Shopping Centres  (or Malls in USA parlance),  once suburban lifestyle’s epicentre,  are transforming slowly due to specialty retail bankruptcies. And COVID-19 has sped everything up. As lockdowns impose […]

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Amazon and Environmental Sustainability: Has Jeff gone green?

You’d have to have been living on Mars not to notice in the last few years the cultural shift towards Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) awareness. As more people, activists, and organizations continue to be environmentally responsible, what is Amazon doing to maintain an image of a company that values mother earth.? Well possibly more […]

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The age of Direct-to-Consumer has come.

5 Direct-to-Consumer Trends to Watch in 2021 Like many other industries, the retail arena has gone through stormy weather due to Covid-19. Many retailers had to furlough employees, close stores, and embrace new strategies on the fly to take advantage of increased ecommerce demands. But Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands were well placed to weather the disruptions […]