Shopping center launches second ‘Shark Tank for retailers’ competition

The Meadows at Lake St. Louis is closed to shoppers at the moment, but it’s looking for new retail concepts when it reopens. The shopping center announced Thursday that it’s taking applications for its second RetailNext competition, a Shark-Tank-like event in which entrepreneurs compete for free rent, build-out and marketing support. Read more … Read more: Shopping center launches second ‘Shark Tank for retailers’ competition

The Meadows is Lake Saint Louis’ New Downtown

The Meadows at Lake Saint Louis has come a long way since the dark days of the Great Recession. After enduring several years of stagnant growth and low occupancy, the shopping center along Interstate 64/Hwy. 40 is experiencing a renaissance. Read more here…

How digitally native brands are upending the American mall

With fresh, innovative stores their lifeline, American malls are bending over backwards to lure digitally native brands. The pressure to provide these brands a seamless transition to physical retail is forcing big changes and the malls up to the challenge on the right track. Read more