Retail Focus 3/30/18 – Big News in Retail Real Estate; Grocery Landscape Shifts in Southeast U.S.

GGP accepts what many see as a lower-end bid from Brookfield, altering the Class-A retail real estate landscape in the U.S. Also, Walgreens continues to struggle in front-of-store, as pharmacy sales pick up, Southeastern Grocers makes their bankruptcy official, and Lululemon beats estimates amid growing demand for women’s exercise apparel. Our interview guests discuss major changes in thrift retail, including what Goodwill is doing to boost e-commerce sales. We’re brought to you by the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition; visit irce.com and use the promo code RETAIL18 to get 10% off IRCE 2018 conference passes.