Chris Tarrant, Oberfeld Snowcap’s Managing Director – Real Estate Services, was quoted in the MAPIC Review article “Local Heroes” describing how the pick-up in the US and Canadian economy has benefited many first-to-market brands.
Oberfeld Snowcap will be exhibiting for the second time at the MAPIC 2012 conference. The conference will be taking place in Cannes, France on November 14-16th at the Palais des
This article was written by John Ryan and published in the October 2012 issue of Mapic Preview magazine.
For so long, American retail has been about the US and the US only. But with strong economic drivers in Canada and Brazil, the continent is becoming a broader retail market.
The struggle to attain scale in the super-sized markets of the Americas is a perennial one. In spite of the turbulent economic climate, Canada and the US remain the domain of relatively few players, which dominate regionally and, occasionally, coast-to-coast…
Recession might be the first word that comes to mind when evaluating the retail market in the United States, but the same cannot be said of the Canadian market. While the recent financial crisis in the U.S. has had an effect in many countries across the world, there are a number of markets that are seeing significant growth, particularly the Canadian retail sector.
Canada has a stable economy and a strong dollar, and as a result, is seeing more retailers – from the U.S. and beyond – enter the marketplace. The influx of new stores and concepts is changing the face of Canadian retail.
Oberfeld Snowcap was established over 30 years ago and has grown into one of the leading real estate advisory companies in Canada. RLI speaks to Executive Vice Presidents Chris Tarrant and Jim Murdoch about how the business has grown and its plans moving forward. – Retail & Leisure International (www.rli.uk.com ) – November 2011
Created by Cadillac Fairview in 1997, the Achievement in New Retail Concepts (ARC) Awards celebrate excellence in Canadian retail innovation. In 2004, Ted Oberfeld and Seymore Obront were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Canadian retail industry…
Cadillac Fairview 7th ARC Award, 2004
Oberfeld Snowcap’s Executive Vice-President, Jim Murdoch, has been quoted within this blog article on MIPIM World Blog. American retail is emerging from the recession, and big groups are expanding again. But now the story is not only about the US, as Canada is fast becoming a major contender for international brands…Click here to read the…