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What’s an Exclusive Territory?

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By Tom Pitegoff, Business and Franchise Attorney, Offit Kurman The extent of a franchisee’s territorial rights is the subject of Item 12 of the franchise disclosure document (FDD). One of […]

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The Retail Experiment

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The term to describe a short-term leasing opportunity has evolved since the first merchants went to market to sell their goods at a town square in Central Asia. Millenia have […]

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What Apocalypse?

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By Debra Hazel, President of Debra Hazel Communications The depressing industry headlines never seem to stop: one after another, venerated retail names are closing stores or shutting down entirely. Less […]

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May I Rent This Seat?

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By Paul G. W. Fetscher CCIM, SCLS – President, Great American Brokerage Inc. Broadway theaters have a nice revenue model.  There’s going to be a show and they rent their seats. […]

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Remalling, Remaking and Revitalizing

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By Howard Paster, President, Paster Properties The changing landscape of retail and the emergence of re-malling A significant industry trend playing out locally and around the country right now is […]

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Trade Area Troubles – Part 2

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by: Andy Moncla, Chief Operating Officer, B.I. Spatial Recap In my last blog, I wrote about using customer data, as depicted in the image below. I Have a Confession The […]

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