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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.

Lessons Learned 7 minute read

Lessons Learned

The COVID-19 pandemic presented myriad challenges to retailers and other businesses operating public spaces.
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Reflecting on 2020 and What Lies Ahead 5 minute read

Reflecting on 2020 and What Lies Ahead

No question, 2020 has been an unprecedented, anxious year, for people and businesses. Yet as we at Miller Zell reflect on what 2020 ent...
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What She Didn’t Say 5 minute read

What She Didn’t Say

I was honored to be interviewed on a podcast last month by Terry Badger from the financial services industry think tank, @BAI_Info (BAI...
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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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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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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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Not Just a Piggy Bank: Why Banks Still Need Branches 2 minute read

Not Just a Piggy Bank: Why Banks Still Need Branches

Bank and credit union customers more and more perform basic financial transactions over mobile, online or ATM channels, in large part b...
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Are Your Bank Branches Boring? 2 minute read

Are Your Bank Branches Boring?

While Miller Zell can’t guarantee this presentation will cure that pesky double-chin, few people know more about transforming bank bran...
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