Content about Richard P. Edwards

March 7, 2011

In recent years, real-estate portfolio optimization has become standard practice for retailers, and with it, so, too, have store closings. Oftentimes, the closings result from retailers’ desire to relocate stores to improve their position within a market as leases come up for renewal. Or they may result from the necessity to move to a smaller or larger footprint. In other instances, a location may be underperforming the rest of the chain. 


January 4, 2011

Real estate portfolio optimization has become standard practice for retailers and, in the current environment, store closings often outnumber openings. In many cases, closing stores is a proactive move.

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