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October 12, 2012

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Retail Properties Available for Auction Online
Properties include Shopping Centers, Restaurants, Supermarkets, Showrooms, Malls, and Units in metro plazas. View all retail properties available for auction.

Featured Property: Metro Plaza in Phoenix, AZ. Starting Bid: $2,100,000 Starting Bid. 100.00% Occupancy. 40K+ SF, view more property details here.
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  Retail News 
 
  • Container imports forecast to jump sharply in October
    October container imports are projected to rise 9.9% over last year, according to a projection from the National Retail Federation. "NRF’s annual forecast says retailers should see solid growth during the holiday season this year, and these cargo numbers back it up," said vice president of supply chain and customs policy Jonathan Gold. Home Channel News (10/10) Email this Story
A Retailer's Guide to 'Demand-Driven' (+Gartner Research)
Consumers today have access to endless input and decide in moments. Discover how the demand-driven supply chain responds quickly to changing consumer preferences and supports demand shaping, while pre-emptively positioning inventory. This has far-reaching impacts on the enterprise and supplier community, not to mention the top and bottom line.

  Business Best Practices 
 
  • A positive attitude can be contagious, research finds
    Managers can help workers stay more upbeat on the job by keeping them away from the chronic complainers and exposing them more to those employees who are motivated and energized, research shows. Such energy drainers can influence employees, but being positive also "is a catching disease," says Jon Katzenbach, Booz & Company senior partner. CNNMoney/Fortune (10/10) Email this Story
Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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  • The Business of Shopping Center Law
     
    Based on papers presented at recent ICSC Law Conferences, The Business of Shopping Center Law includes commentary from seasoned industry experts and examines some of the most important legal issues facing today's professional. Topics covered include Operating Expenses, Property Acquisition, Capital Infusion, Lease Financing, Construction and Development, Green Leases, Exit Strategies and more. Buy it now in the ICSC bookstore. Email this Story
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