Posts tagged Trends
5 Retail Trends: ICSC NECDM 2019

As the 2019 ICSC New England Conference & Deal Making quickly approaches, we’re gearing up for a fun and insightful conference. With retail being the backbone of everything we do here at Phase Zero Design, the excitement around new retailers, new developments and deals getting made is something we look forward to every year.

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How to Survive the Retail Apocalypse

The battle between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retail has reached apocalyptic proportions. At least that is what it feels like for the latter. This March, Hedgeye reported retail bankruptcies were at higher levels than what was observed during the 2008 financial crisis. High-profile chains like Gander Mountain, RadioShack, BCBG Max Azria, The Limited Stores and HHGregg have either filed for bankruptcy or Chapter 9 protection. Department stores like Macy’s and Sears continue to shutter locations across the U.S.

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