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The Future of America’s Dying Malls is Here!

 TRIPLE FIVE GROUP The expansive $5 billion American Dream Mall at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J., represents the next wave of Super Malls that look more like amusement parks than shopping centers. by Suzette Parmley, Staff [email protected][email protected] EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — With a quarter of malls in the United States predicted to close […]

Robots Are Replacing Workers Where You Shop

Robots Are Replacing Workers Where You Shop Wal-Mart and other large retailers, under pressure from Amazon, turn to technology to do workers’ rote tasks At Wal-Mart, self-checkout machines are replacing cashiers at more registers. PHOTO: WESLEY HITT FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Sarah Nassauer July 19, 2017 5:30 a.m. ET 411 COMMENTS Last August, a 55-year-old Wal-Mart WMT -0.48% employee found […]

Shrinking Footprint

Amenities-rich offices become retention and recruitment tools. By Beth Mattson-Teig | The big topic of conversation across metros these days is that office space needs are shrinking as companies embrace mobile working and increase efficiency. Yet even as companies are downsizing footprints, they have bigger expectations when it comes to building décor, infrastructure, and amenities. […]