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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.

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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Execution Failures Doom Good Ideas 3 minute read

Execution Failures Doom Good Ideas

Guest post written by our friend and retail consultant, Flora Delaney My retail clients usually come to me for one of the following: A ...
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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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Flash Over Substance Fails in Retail 4 minute read

Flash Over Substance Fails in Retail

Guest post written by our friend and retail consultant, Flora Delaney.  It was March 2015, and my client needed help. The home improvem...
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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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Miller Zell Design Saves Time and Money 5 minute read

Miller Zell Design Saves Time and Money

Fram oil filters created a classic TV commercial in the 1970s that concluded with a catchphrase: “Pay me now… or pay me later.” Either ...
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Searching for Innovation in a Midwestern Retail Hub 12 minute read

Searching for Innovation in a Midwestern Retail Hub

The idea began casually enough at Miller Zell’s Atlanta headquarters. Someone noted that a good number of “stores of the future” and “l...
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3 Ways to Keep the Personal Touch in Brick-and-Mortar Retail 2 minute read

3 Ways to Keep the Personal Touch in Brick-and-Mortar Retail

The good news is the so-called “Retail Apocalypse!” narrative is turning out to be another ghost story. It’s a dramatic, scary idea but...
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Reach 100% of In-Store Customers 2 minute read

Reach 100% of In-Store Customers

Every week, more than 100,000,000 people walk through Walmart’s doors. And, as they do, each of those millions pass through through the...
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