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Body Scans, Same-Day Delivery and Other Scenes from Retail's Brave New World

SNL Real Estate Daily

May 27, 2013

As seen in this article, "New retail concepts and retail fundamentals were the bill of fare, but the International Council of Shopping Center's RECon conference this year could
easily have been mistaken for a technology or social-media event.

On some panels, market projections approached science fiction: Jeffrey Newman, senior partner at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. and chair of the firm's real estate department, posited the arrival of same-day, or even four-hour or same-hour, delivery - an eventuality with profound implications for both retail and industrial real estate. He posited a future when online retailers have brick-and-mortar distribution centers all over the country."