There are two scary words that nobody in the retail industry likes to hear: retail apocalypse.
We’ve talked before on this blog about the general impression that brick-and-mortar retail is dying a slow death and why that simply isn’t true.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: brick-and-mortar retail isn’t dying, it’s evolving. Yet, browse the latest articles on retail development and it might not seem so certain. SiteSeer’s team just returned from the International Council of Shopping Centers RECon show in Las Vegas, where attendance was down from years past. It caused us all to wonder: is the market slowing? Are deals still getting done? Is the so-called retail apocalypse actually upon us?