01/30/2015 - 10:51am

Jones New York announced that it will close its 127 outlet stores and discontinue its wholesale business over the course of 2015.

01/29/2015 - 12:57pm

In a surprise move, Kate Spade & Company announced it is closing all 19 of its lower-priced Kate Spade Saturday stores and all 12 of its Jack Spade menswear stores. Both brands will remain in the luxury company's portfolio, with Kate Spade Saturday being folded into Kate Spade, and Jack Spade being sold at other retailers and online.

01/28/2015 - 2:00pm

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is in full expansion mode.

01/28/2015 - 11:29am

Rite Aid Corp. announced plans to build its first new distribution center in 15 years, a 900,000-sq.-ft. facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

01/27/2015 - 4:49pm

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Tuesday that they have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger, which was announced on March 6, 2014.


01/27/2015 - 4:45pm

Ikea announced that it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio, for a store that would increase the Swedish furniture retailer’s Ohio presence to two stores.

01/27/2015 - 4:37pm

Small formats are all the rage in retail these days, so no wonder the latest data from Nielsen shows 2014 was another year of record growth.

01/27/2015 - 1:42pm

Shorenstein Properties LLC and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th announced that Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th has signed a lease for 40,321 sq. ft. in the retail portion of Minneapolis City Center, continuing the fashion retailer’s 25-year presence in downtown Minneapolis.

01/27/2015 - 1:37pm

Commercial builder Bernards is currently constructing two major downtown Los Angeles mixed-use projects: Grand and 12th, a major multifamily project in the popular South Park district, and Olive at Pico – both owned by The Wolff Company and designed by TCA Architects.