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Retail Matters

Autonomous Vehicles: Better shopping centers and more satisfied customers

by Charlotte Hardin posted at 5/10/19 7:30 PM

Autonomous vehicles will create unique opportunities for shopping centers by reducing demand for parking and enabling more diverse land uses and increased density. Parking and Redevelopment Opportunities As emerging leaders in self-driving car development such as GM, Waymo and Daimler-Bosch make strides towards launching vehicles …

FWR Employees Give Back

by Charlotte Hardin posted at 3/21/19 3:44 PM

Our team recently had the opportunity to volunteer at Martha’s Table, a nonprofit organization that provides healthy food, education, and support to local families. In groups of five and six, FWR members spent the morning chopping vegetables to make meals for underprivileged children in and …

The New Restaurant Reality

by D. Wright Sigmund posted at 5/16/18 3:49 PM

Delivery and off premises consumption may be the biggest disruptions to the restaurant industry since the advent of the fast casual dining segment. While this presents an excellent opportunity for revenue growth, it is still expensive for restaurants to execute on delivery. Third party providers …