For many families, back-to-school shopping is underway, and it’s a time to strategically purchase supplies at the lowest prices in the most convenient locations. According to JLL’s back-to-school consumer shopping survey, most parents plan to get their shopping done well in advance of the school season. More than half start at least two weeks before the first day of school. Approximately 30% will complete their shopping within the two weeks prior… Read More
JLL Industrial once again explores ship-from-store fulfillment and how it has evolved in the past three years. This solution allows retailers to leverage stock from their brick-and-mortar locations and answer e-commerce challenges with more flexibility.
Consumer and retailer advantages
Retail locations are typically closer than distribution centers are to masses of consumers. Shipping to consumers’ homes from… Read More
Article by Natasha Stokes
JLL Real Views
From high-end boutiques to mass market chains, retailers around the world are re-imagining their bricks-and-mortar stores to build deeper connections with consumers.
With many facing stiff competition from online retailers, the
JLL’s holiday forecast is a combination of findings of two surveys: one of shoppers and the other of retail store managers. By merging the expectations of both buyer and seller, the hope was to gain a more complete understanding of holiday shopping habits.
JLL surveyed nearly 2,800 shoppers of 31 shopping centers in… Read More
The growth and continued access to e-commerce have greatly impacted the global economy and supply chain. From big data to digital technology and demand for train and road access to warehouses, e-commerce is truly a game-changer.
In a new video, JLL’s Global Industrial Board shares perspectives on the current industrial trends experienced around the world. Watch below to learn more.
A JLL Research study of recent office and retail leasing activity among banks and financial services firms across the U.S. and Canada identified several trends for 2015.
The top three trends:
Industry trend #1: FinTech (financial services firms whose product or service is based on technology) driving industry growth.
Industry trend #2: Focus on cost… Read More
JLL’s article “Going the extra mile to win the last mile” explores consumers’ expectations regarding their online purchases.
In an era of rapid e-commerce innovation, the omni-channel marathon is turning into a sprint to win the consumer over in the last mile – but that… Read More