Secondary Titles (1)
- Senior Lecturer
Professor Talbott specializes in retailing, relating marketing activities to financial outcomes, and new media communication.
Industry Expertise (1)
Areas of Expertise (7)
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga: M.B.A. 1987
Indiana University: B.S. 1981
Media Appearances (5)
Indiana shopping centers begin feeling effects of large retail bankruptcy filings
“I’m not surprised at all by the bankruptcies and I think depending upon the duration of this (pandemic), we’ll see more,” said John Talbott, Director of Indiana University’s Center for Education and Retail.
Simon Property Buys Taubman Shopping Centers For $3.6 Billion
Indiana Public Radio online
“The best malls are doing great and the kind of secondary, tertiary malls are not doing as well,” says Talbott. “And what we’re seeing in the brick-and-mortar world right now is a kind of consolidation of the less productive space into maybe alternative use cases.”
Two Michiana shopping malls aren’t what they used to be. What will save them?
“The shopping center has really always been about an experience that takes place there,” Talbott said. “Today, I think what we’re seeing is a more direct experience in the shopping center itself, in the form of restaurants, gyms, office space, and co-working space.”
Expert: Retailers leveraging strengths of both physical and digital will thrive
The Herald Bulletin online
“The demise of poorly positioned traditional retailers like Sears has left an opportunity for new seeds to be planted,” Talbott said in a recent interview. “Early-stage retailers are embracing technology to create unique retail experiences.”
Wisconsin Public Radio online
John Talbott is the Associate Director of the Center for Education and Research in Retailing at Indiana University.
Marketing social selling jobs: a re-labelling strategyMarketing Intelligence & Planning
Yuna Kim, John S. Talbott