03/24/2015 - 5:04pm

Ikea will open its largest U.S. store on a 22-acre site in Burbank, California.

03/24/2015 - 2:55pm

The end of a retail icon is always big news in commercial real estate, and it’s particularly relevant when the brand in question is closing more than 4,000 stores around the country.

03/24/2015 - 1:19pm

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) on Tuesday posted a 36% jump in its first quarter profit, easily beating forecasts, and confirmed earlier reports that it plans to open 400 stores in its current fiscal year, with most of the locations in China and the United States.

03/23/2015 - 4:48pm

Fresh & Easy plans to close 55 stores, which would leave the chain with about 110 locations, the Orange Country Register reported.

03/23/2015 - 4:38pm

Pizza retailer Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. plans to strengthen and grow its presence in the Southeast.

03/23/2015 - 4:29pm

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. has opened its first restaurant outside of North America in Jakarta, Indonesia. The latest opening comes on the heels of the company announcing its plans for continued international expansion.

03/23/2015 - 4:27pm

McAlister's Deli is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth.

03/23/2015 - 12:31pm

High-end home appliances and outfitting retailer Pirch will open its first store in the Northeast, at Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey, on March 28.

03/23/2015 - 9:55am

While California’s verdant Central Valley is the fastest growing area in the state, the entire population of the 22,500-square-mile region is a comparatively modest 6.5 million people — Los Angeles County alone boasts over 50% more residents. However, this single region, which is responsible for producing 25% of all of the food consumed in the United States, is expected to absorb many of the 10 million people the state is projected to grow by over the next few decades. It is also home to one of the most ambitious and distinctive new developments in modern American history: Quay Valley.