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Miller Zell’s latest thoughts on all things Retail

Read our blog posts to explore our latest thoughts on driving innovation in brick and mortar locations. Whether it’s meeting the expectations of today’s connected shopper or refreshing a chain of thousands, we have ideas to share.

Evolving Trip Missions During Pandemic 9 minute read

Evolving Trip Missions During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic hammered two cornerstones of retail success: traffic and dwell time. Since March, stores have been forced to redu...
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COVID-19 Accelerates Need for Innovation 8 minute read

COVID-19 Accelerates Need for Innovation

Before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people’s lives and the international economy, every retailer knew it needed to consistently inno...
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Emotional Intelligence and Store Design 7 minute read

Emotional Intelligence and Store Design

The tired dad pulls up to the drive-through window to pick up his family’s dinner, his two young children screaming in the back seat. T...
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Ready to Adopt the Latest Tech? 8 minute read

Ready to Adopt the Latest Tech?

There were 4,500 exhibitors and 20,000 tech products at CES in January. Many were captivating. Some could become transformative in the ...
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What's Top-of-Mind for Retailers in 2020? 8 minute read

What's Top-of-Mind for Retailers in 2020?

While every retailer enters 2020 with a specific set of priorities and challenges, Miller Zell has been hearing six on a regular basis.
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Black Friday Releases the Foxes 6 minute read

Black Friday Releases the Foxes

The Black Friday to Cyber Monday shopping maelstrom took on added frenzy this year because of the late timing of Thanksgiving, which re...
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What Keeps Retailers Up at Night? 5 minute read

What Keeps Retailers Up at Night?

The nameless, faceless customers walk through your store. Some are unhappy, but you don’t know why. You don’t know them or what attract...
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Worried About an Economic Downturn? 6 minute read

Worried About an Economic Downturn?

Is the longest, consumer-led economic expansion in U.S. history running out of steam?
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