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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.

QSR Design Must Meet Evolving Customer Expectations 9 minute read

QSR Design Must Meet Evolving Customer Expectations

It’s 2022, and three different customers want to order lunch from their favorite quick-serve restaurant. All three decide to use the QS...
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Architects Offer Guidance for Environmental Design 4 minute read

Architects Offer Guidance for Environmental Design

Environmental build/renovation, from initial concepts to installation completion, can be a twisting and complicated process. Major proj...
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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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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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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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Worried About an Economic Downturn? 5 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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