Can the Internet Save Retailing?

Speer, Jordan K.
August 2009
Apparel Magazine;Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p2
The author comments on the use of cotenancy clauses by retailers in their leases to receive store rent reductions. Retailers are said to be taking advantage of such clauses during the economic downturn, in the light of store closures caused by bankruptcies and downsizing efforts. The author also notes the opportunities presented by Internet marketing to retailers.


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