Centres look to food as department stores consolidate.
The concept of free and open trade is a myth and big, global fashion brands are experts at exploiting every loophole possible.
As Australia’s CBDs continue to grow, retailers have faced higher rents and stiffer competition – many are getting creative.
Report suggests that shopping centre rent trends are still mixed at best.
Australian jewellery chains say high shopping centre rents have turned them into “sitting ducks”.