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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.

Renewing Focus on Long-Term Planning 9 minute read

Renewing Focus on Long-Term Planning

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many retailers to accelerate the adoption of their future plans, particularly digital innovations that red...
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Five Initiatives Retailers Should Focus on Right Now 10 minute read

Five Initiatives Retailers Should Focus on Right Now

The COVID-19 pandemic forced changes in how we manage public spaces. First, there was an urgent reaction based almost entirely on safet...
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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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Evolving Public Spaces in a Post-COVID-19 World 7 minute read

Evolving Public Spaces in a Post-COVID-19 World

It’s easy to say that the only certainty right now is uncertainty, as the societal reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic so far has not ...
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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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Back-to-School, Holiday Shopping During COVID-19 8 minute read

Back-to-School, Holiday Shopping During COVID-19

Our nation and world are reopening in phases and with caution, so retailers are adopting new standards while also aspiring to create th...
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Creating Safe, Optimized Spaces for Customers and Associates 8 minute read

Creating Safe, Optimized Spaces for Customers and Associates

The Covid-19 pandemic shutdown provoked anxiety, frustration and uncertainty. The reopening, at least initially, won’t be much differen...
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Earth Day 2020: Sustainability is a Business Imperative 7 minute read

Earth Day 2020: Sustainability is a Business Imperative

As if there weren’t enough reasons for businesses to make sustainability efforts a priority, a recent nationwide study conducted at Har...
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