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Monthly archives for August, 2014

Starbucks Evenings: A New Day in Coffee Shops?

Wine and Beer Service May Spark a New Retail Real Estate Trend Will the 40 million customers who start their weekdays at Starbucks want to return post- 4 p.m. for wine, beer and tapas-style small plates? After four years of testing in selected U.S. cities, the coffee powerhouse is betting they will. Starbucks COO Troy Alstead announced that s [...]

When Going Backward is Going Forward

Clicks-to-Mortar Continues as a Retail Real Estate Trend When Bonobos’ founder Andy Dunn launched his online menswear business in 2007, he pronounced bricks-and-mortar stores officially dead. Within five years of predicting that retail real estate trend, Bonobos was offline as well as online with a unique take on bricks-and-mortar – Guidesho [...]