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Little Brands in Big Stores

Move over Airbnb and WeWork, it’s retail’s turn to join the space-sharing trend. We look at new store concepts and what it means for small brands and shoppers alike.

01.29.2019

Little Brands in Big Stores

If all goes as planned, over the next few years you’ll hear a lot more about a new kind of department store brought to you by names like Neighborhood Goods and Re:store.1 They’re the retail version of high-profile business disruptors like Uber and Airbnb and their arrival marks the ongoing evolution in shared commercial space. Since 2005, co-working spaces—where businesses share costs for office space— have been growing exponentially worldwide. New “landlord” companies like Regus and WeWork have been proving the model is right for the times. Their growth is based on offering tenants flexible space size (accommodating start-ups to divisions of large companies) and lease duration, broad and niche amenities, access to advanced technological platforms and community building.

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Seeing the World Through New Eyes

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Imagine scaling Mount Everest without the usual risk, cost, or training. Virtual reality capabilities are creating such opportunities. Discover the ripple effects.

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Real Life Isn’t Always Tidy

01.29.2019 Duane W. Green, President, Chief Executive Officer

This Perspective reflects the expertise and capabilities you have in your corner when life doesn’t go in a straight line.

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