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Retail & Mixed-Use Summit

Join RE Journals for a breakfast and networking event. The morning will feature a keynote speaker plus two panel discussions with industry experts. The first panel will focus on the state of the market and the second will highlight trends in development, construction and financing.

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Smart mall owners? They rely on technology to make their centers strong

Smart mall owners? They rely on technology to make their centers strong

When analysts list the reasons why shopping malls are struggling, they inevitably point to technology. This makes sense: Tech and online shopping have certainly reshaped the shopping habits of the U.S. consumer. For many, the rise of ecommerce has made the sprawling indoor shopping mall a relic. But Brian Zrimsek, chief product officer of Solon, Ohio-based MRI Software, says that technology can be a lifeline for malls.