Wednesday, June 13, 2018

An Investment Management Firm Wants to Combine Stores and Fulfillment Centers

Shlomo Chopp, managing partner with New York City-based investment management firm Case Equity Partners LLC, thinks he’s come up with an innovation that could help bring retail REITs out of their market slump while also giving industrial REITs a bit of competition. His patent-pending idea ultimately would be a physical marriage of e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retail.

Chopp envisions retail REITs partnering with his company to adopt a “shopping fulfillment center” concept. As its name suggests, this invention would merge shopping and fulfillment in one location.. . . more