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Jul 19, 2018

How did the concept of branding retail goods first get started? When did people start using credit cards? When did shopping become an experience?

Join James and Taylor as they visit Kathleen Franz at the National Museum of American History. JLL chief economist Ryan Severino is there as well. He explains how credit...


Jul 12, 2018

Area 15 is a retail and entertainment venue under construction not far from the Las Vegas Strip.  The aesthetic of the project is like Blade Runner crossed with Burning Man and Mad Max.  It will be anchored by a 40,000 square-foot immersive art installation created by Meow Wolf.  

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Jul 5, 2018

Retail is always churning. Some stores close and others open to take their place. James Cook talks about what causes retail churn. This episode was recorded live from the stage at Retail University, a JLL training event.

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Jun 28, 2018

James meets up with Joe Brady, who leads real estate at Walgreens, the largest drug store chain in the U.S. As they tour a popular Walgreens stroe on the Las Vegas strip, Joe talks real estate strategy as well as how Walgreens Boots Alliance is changing its offer to keep in step with customers.

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Jun 14, 2018

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Mike Jordan, Retail Research Manager at ShopCore Properties, joins James Cook for a stroll through the French Market in the New Orleans French Quarter.  It's the oldest market in the country. It was a Native American trading post before...