“The future of Class C malls: Renovation, services help revive vacant plazas” by Melissa Daniels via Modern Retail

“The future of Class C malls: Renovation, services help revive vacant plazas” by Melissa Daniels via Modern Retail

Ivy Liu This story is part of The Great Mall Overhaul, a joint Modern Retail and Glossy editorial series looking into all the ways the businesses underpinning malls have been upended. For years, a 25,000-square foot space that once housed a Big Deal Outlet...
“Small retailers again struggling to pay rent” by Daphne Howland via Retail Dive plus BRA intro to someone who can create leverage for you and save you money on your next lease renewal

“Small retailers again struggling to pay rent” by Daphne Howland via Retail Dive plus BRA intro to someone who can create leverage for you and save you money on your next lease renewal

Dive Brief: Rent delinquency among smaller retailers took a turn for the worse in October, with 43% saying they couldn’t cover their October rent in full this month, up 12% from last month, according to a report from small business referral network...
“A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO OPENING A SKATE SHOP” by Larry Lanza and Aubrey Fisch via Jenkem Mag

“A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO OPENING A SKATE SHOP” by Larry Lanza and Aubrey Fisch via Jenkem Mag

Similar to how we cling to technology of the past, as skaters, we also hang on tight to the olden ways of doing commerce. Handshake agreements, payment in products, and brick-and-mortar retail locations are all things that many industries have moved past or at...