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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.

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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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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Euroshop 2020: A Retail Tour 10 minute read

Euroshop 2020: A Retail Tour

A crew from Miller Zell attended Euroshop 2020 in Dusseldorf and came away inspired by the potential for innovation in brick and mortar...
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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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How Do Retailers Meet the Expectations of Multiple Generations of Customers? 11 minute read

How Do Retailers Meet the Expectations of Multiple Generations of Customers?

Millennials are now the largest adult generation in the United States, but Baby Boomers possess more than half of household wealth. Yet...
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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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