Posts tagged: business of retail

Design Talk by MV no. 016 - When the Concept of Supply and Demand Fails: Exploring Commercial Rent Increases Amidst a Struggling Brick and Mortar Sector Pt. 01

Design Talk by MV no. 016 - When the Concept of Supply and Demand Fails: Exploring Commercial Rent Increases Amidst a Struggling Brick and Mortar Sector Pt. 01
To kick 2018 off strong, I really GOTTA KNOW why retail rents are increasing so gravely at the same time that retail, as we know it, is becoming less profitable. What gives? In the first of a three-part Design Talk, I’ll address the paradox, how it’s in total defiance of traditional supply and demand economics, and nail down a few of the reasons I see supporting the screwy trajectory.

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Design Talk by MV no. 11 - How Knowing and Loving my Neighbors-in-Commerce Set Me Up for Survival as a Brick and Mortar Retailer

Design Talk by MV no. 11 - How Knowing and Loving my Neighbors-in-Commerce Set Me Up for Survival as a Brick and Mortar Retailer
From “bench nights” to stoop sales to space shares, the evolution of cooperation and partnership with neighbors has ultimately set a precedent for what I believe to be the solution to keeping independent and creator-run businesses at the top.

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