December 12, 2008

A shakeout at local shopping malls

Ventura County Star article for Janss Marketplace: By Jenni MintzFriday, December 12, 2008In the long term, the closures could actually help Janss Marketplace and Ventura County’s economy, she said, by drawing stronger merchants and making renovations. Newmark Merrill is looking at doing extensive upgrades to the Mervyns building, possibly including exterior remodeling. Read the rest.

December 10, 2008

A roadmap to success

By Scott HarrisArticle written for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. Last month we addressed the importance of a marketing/communications strategic plan and how to take advantage of a down economy and timid competition. We stressed that a good strategic plan is simple, powerful, fluid and, most of all, easy to use. We discussed the […]

November 12, 2008

Exhale

By Scott HarrisArticle written for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. American business has a way of holding its collective breath in the months before a national election, and because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the uncertainty surrounding the world and national economy, it is more pronounced now than at any time […]

October 30, 2008

Janss Marketplace has new attractions

Thousand Oaks Acorn article for Janss Marketplace: Daphne’s Greek Cafe opens in a new location by the fountain at the Janss Marketplace, Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. This is the cafe’s second location in Conejo Valley. The shopping center also announces these newly opened or freshly renovated stores and restaurants. Read the […]

October 30, 2008

Janss Marketplace invites families to Spooktacular

Thousand Oaks Acorn article for Janss Marketplace: A Halloween Spooktacular will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 31 at Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The event is free. Children will be able to takpart in safe trick-or-treating aparticipating merchants in thshopping center. The second annual pet costumcontest will […]