In Defence of Landlords

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Article originally published by MCA. When restaurants are hit with rising food costs, staff wages, business rates and rents, resentment towards landlords inevitably rises. Restaurant businesses need a break, and have few other places to look – the economics of international supply chains are too nebulous to influence, it is hard to begrudge employees a […]

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F&B – A Complicated Business

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This is the second in a series of blog posts from JLL that will explore the rising importance of food and beverage (F&B) in retail place-making, the implications for retail property owners, as well as delving into the future challenges facing the industry as explored in the 2017 ICSC ‘Successful integration of F&B within retail […]

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Where is the Love?

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The Oxford English Dictionary defines hospitality as: “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers”. Lately, I feel as though the presence of “friendly” and “generous” has been somewhat lost in the hospitality industry. Friendliness has been replaced by strict guidelines that dictate behavior, forced satisfactory checks with the same robotic […]

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