Retail Sales Up

Sales volume is improving at many shopping centers, despite customers’ briefer store visits. The trend runs contrary to a retailing maxim that longer dwell time goes hand in hand with increased spending. The shift has landlords wondering whether the trend is a temporary aberration or some other quirk in a Read more…

Lease Accounting Changes Effect on Retailers

Retailers might soon be forced to recognize a higher lease liability on their balance sheets. John Meedzan of Technology Management does a great job explaining:   The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) and the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) (collectively “the Boards”) are in the process of completing a major Read more…