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Issue 232 : October 21st 2014


Get behind the scenes of Tesco Lab's work to rethink retailing.
    Learn about iBeacons, Oculus Rift, tech innovation incubators, high definition remote shopping and new approaches to temporary space.

Primark to take space in Sears

Primark is to lease space from Sears Holding Corp, the unprofitable department-store chain seeking fresh ways to raise money, as it seeks to fast-track expansion in the US.
    Primark will establish itself in seven Sears stores in the Northeast of the country, according to a statement yesterday.

More deals as mall owners reposition

Wereldhave has agreed to buy six French shopping centres from Unibail-Rodamco in the latest transaction between pan-European players.
    The European sector continues to see groups focus on geographies and scale within chosen markets, a trend that has been clear for around two years.

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Retail Property Analyst is the news analysis service for those involved with the financing of retail real estate or asset management of retail property and brings with it a remit to understand and explain rather than simply report the news.
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Retail Property Analyst now publishes special reports from leading industry expert Mark Faithfull, Editor of Retail Property Analyst.