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4 Takeaways from Apple Stores for Retailers to Improve Sales

The old adage “the customer is always right” may challenge today’s marketplace, but Apple Stores certainly prove that, right or wrong, the customer must be treated well and with a memorable experience. In fact, as Forbes reports, “The Apple Store customer experience helps drive jaw-dropping in-store sales of nearly $5,000 per square foot,” a benchmark previously achieved only by luxury retailers like Tiffany.
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3 Reasons Why January ‘17 Retail Sales Sizzled

It’s official. While many states throughout the U.S. were experiencing above average temps in the middle of winter, the temperature of retail sales in January 2017 was downright sizzling!  

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A More Perfect Union

Regency Centers and Equity One have merged.

We would like to welcome our new team members, retailers, and shareholders into the Regency Centers family. With a greater presence in top metro areas, a higher organic growth profile, greater tenant diversity, and an expanded development and redevelopment program, this merger is the perfect combination to create the preeminent national shopping center REIT.

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How Starbucks is Using Artificial Intelligence to Connect Customers and Boost Sales

Imagine pulling into a Starbucks drive-thru and seeing not just your drink order but your name on the screen — along with the suggestions of what foods you might like with your drink, automatically generated by the weather, your buying history, and the choices that others with similar preferences have made.

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TJX Plots New Home Decor Chain Concept

Pointing to the strength of its HomeGoods stores unit, TJX Cos. CEO Ernie L. Herrman said Wednesday the company is poised to launch a second home decor concept. “Our customers are passionate about HomeGoods, and we are confident they will love our new home concept too.” TJX added that HomeGoods could eventually span 1,000 stores nationwide, not including the new U.S. home concept.

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Wendy’s Plans to add 1,000 Units by 2020

To get bigger, The Wendy’s Co. is getting smaller. The Dublin, Ohio-based burger chain wants to add another 1,000 locations by 2020, executives told investors on Thursday. One strategy the company plans to use to encourage that growth is a new, more flexible design that will enable Wendy’s to go into smaller spaces.

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Regency Centers Promotes Michael Mas to Managing Director

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Mas to Managing Director, Finance.

“Mike has been a key part of our success for the past 14 years, and we are thrilled to promote him to this important role where the company will continue to benefit from his strategic thinking and leadership,” said Lisa Palmer, President and Chief Financial Officer.

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The Hyppo Celebrates One Year at Brooklyn Station on Riverside

Popular gourmet hand-crafted popsicle shop The Hyppo, located in Regency Centers' Brooklyn Station on Riverside in Jacksonville, FL, recently rang in its one-year anniversary February 3 with an all-day free pop giveaway — totaling 800.

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Exciting Announcements Surround Atlanta’s Paces Ferry Plaza

365 by Whole Foods Market will join Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood at Regency Centers' Paces Ferry Plaza in late 2017. The specialty-grocer offers high-quality products at competitive prices — a new model to serve its modern customers.

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