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Levin Retail Sentiment Survey Reflects Positive Outlook on 2016

Lower Gas Prices, Job Growth, and the Housing Market Will Bolster Sales this Year Store managers in our 95-property, 13 million-square-foot portfolio told us they feel good about the year ahead during our annual January Retail Sentiment Survey. This is particularly good news considering that the poll was conducted at the outset of the current [...]

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Bodes Well For Holiday Sales

NRF Projects Rise of 3.7 Percent over 2014; All Eyes on Black Friday According to a recent NPD Group survey of 3,600 adults, U.S. shoppers are looking forward to the winter holidays this year. Eager to catch a break from “what’s going in the world” and wanting “to give to the less fortunate” are the main reasons given for the positive sentime [...]

Annual Post-Holiday Survey: Seasonal Cap Positive Year

Retailers Ramping Up Staffing and Tech-Related Marketing for 2015 The results of our annual Post-Holiday Retail Sentiment Survey are in and the news is good. Participating store managers in our 95-property, 13.0 million-square-foot shopping center portfolio reported a healthy rise in both yearly and holiday sales and traffic. Optimistic as a [...]

Outlook on Holiday Retail Sales is Optimistic

But Analysts Present a Mixed Picture of How Robust the Increase Will Be After a tepid back-to-school season and with Black Friday just weeks away, all eyes in retail, including retail real estate, are fixed on analysts’ predictions for 2014 holiday spending. The majority of the announcements are cause for good cheer, with major forecasts from [...]