Retail's edgy present — and its mainstream future — are taking shape in a handful of urban neighborhoods across the country where food concepts like Whole Foods' 365 and Ahold's bfresh have taken root, according to a new report.
report presents an index of the 100 top "Cool
Streets" — hip retail districts where retailers focused on millennial
shoppers and their preferences for frugality and experience are "an
incubator of sorts for what will be the hottest new retail concepts of
tomorrow.". . . more