International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


March Comps Softer Thanks to Easter Shift to April

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New York—With the harshest of winter subsiding last month, it still look a flurry of discount promotions to lure shoppers into … [Read more...]

February Comp Sales Actually Fare Better Than Expected

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—There’s no need to remind most of the Northern half of the United States what kind of impact February’s weather must have … [Read more...]

Retail, Financial Trade Groups to Partner on Cyber Security

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Washington—Following recent calls that retailers, banks and security institutions partner in effort to avoid another cyberfraud … [Read more...]

ICSC: Last Minute Shopping Leads to Weekly Sales Gain

Price-off promotions like this one at Express have been stepped up in recent days

New York—Consumers waited once again till the last minute to shop for their holiday gifts, giving a gift to many … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Items to Read

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season, retailers may be keeping track of how many shoppers enter their … [Read more...]

7 Days and Counting: Holiday Shoppers Wait for Discounts

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Chicago/New York—Snowstorms that hit much of the Midwest and Northeast last weekend may have hindered some holiday shopping, but … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Online Articles

2014 Headwear Hall of Famer: Queen Elizabeth II

New York—If you’re one for surprises, then you undoubtedly had a blast this week—and, for the most part, pleasantly so. A tally … [Read more...]

Promotions Helped Lift October Comp Sales Above Estimates

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New York—Political gridlock, a government shutdown and fears that the United States would default helped to deflate consumer … [Read more...]

Survey: Thanksgiving Weekend to Be “Shopping Intensive”

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New York—Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) are usually among the top three shopping days of the year…but now—as more retailers plan … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Not-to-Miss Articles

NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg presenting Lew Frankfort of Coach the corporate leadership award at Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Oct. 22

New York—The rich may be different from you and me, but according to new consumer surveys even the wealthiest among us are … [Read more...]

ICSC: Retail Sales Picked Up after Shutdown Ended

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New York—If you think you breathed a sign of relief when Congress finally ended the shutdown and voted a debt ceiling increase, … [Read more...]

ICSC Foundation to Offer 15 Scholarships in Retail Real Estate

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New York—As part of its mission to encourage the continuing education of retail real estate professionals, the ICSC Foundation has … [Read more...]