Retail

Retail Revolution – or Evolution

December 8, 2017 / Comments Off on Retail Revolution – or Evolution

…it’s amazing just how much you can spend sitting on your couch. As I ready for the ICSC show in New York, I am keenly aware that everything in retail is in free fall. The headlines about the market resemble those about food. One day the sky is falling (record number of store closings) the next […]

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Media Borough teases new economic development strategy

October 19, 2017 / Comments Off on Media Borough teases new economic development strategy

Earlier this year Media Borough retained Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), JVM Studio, a Philadelphia-based placemaking firm, and The Riddle Company, a retail consulting practice from Washington, D.C led by ESI Senior Advisor Catherine Timko, to help the borough develop an Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan to maintain and promote the economic health of the […]

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Take part in Media Borough’s Downtown Perception Survey

August 16, 2017 / Comments Off on Take part in Media Borough’s Downtown Perception Survey

Econsult Solutions is working with JVM Studio, a Philadelphia-based placemaking firm, and The Riddle Company, a retail consulting practice from Washington, D.C., on Media Borough’s Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan. As part of this project, the consulting team and the Borough are seeking input from residents and local consumers about downtown retail and economic […]

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Main Streets Evolving and (Mostly) Thriving

June 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Main Streets Evolving and (Mostly) Thriving

Hardly a day goes by without news of a major department store, big box retailer, or popular chain store scaling back or closing its doors. Based on the pace to date, in 2017, Credit Suisse estimates that U.S. retailers will close more than 8,600 locations this year, eclipsing the numbers from the 2008 recession. Where […]

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ESI is Proud to Sponsor this Zoning Event

April 25, 2017 / Comments Off on ESI is Proud to Sponsor this Zoning Event

ESI is Proud to Sponsor Commercial Zoning and Neighborhood Retail: What Have We Learned 5 Years into Zoning Reform? The event is organized by Philadelphia 3.0 and the Urban Land Institute – Philadelphia and will take place Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion with local developers, neighborhood advocates, and […]

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ESI President Stephen Mullin Speaks at ICSC’s University of Shopping Centers Panel

March 10, 2017 / Comments Off on ESI President Stephen Mullin Speaks at ICSC’s University of Shopping Centers Panel

ESI President and Principal, Stephen Mullin spoke at ICSC University of Shopping Centers Panel Discussion on The New Administration and the Industry on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Mr. Mullin joined the panel moderated by John-David Franklin, Senior Vice President of Leasing Madison Marquette, with the following speakers: G. Lamont Blackstone, Principal at G.L. Blackstone & […]

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