Ann Inc. reported that profit for the second quarter rose 24% to $30.7 million, compared with $24.8 million in the year-ago period.
Casual Male Retail Group said that second-quarter profit dropped to $1.2 million, from $6.6 million in the year-ago period.
A report by Women’s Wear Daily said that shapewear brand Spanx will launch a retail presence, with four store openings in the coming months.
NewMark Merrill Cos. said that Sweet Tooth Dental Center and Dish Restaurant will open at Janss Marketplace, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., bringing the center to 97% occupancy.
SRS Real Estate Partners announced that FreeBirds World Burrito has selected seven new locations slated to open in Central California later this year.
Chicago-based General Growth Properties said that Australian brand Cotton On Kids has opened a store at Galleria at Tyler, located in Riverside, Calif.
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said that entertainment destination AirSport Indoor Sports Facility will open at Discover Mills in Lawrenceville, Ga., near Atlanta.
Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust said that Crazy 8 will open its Moorestown Mall property, located in Moorestown, N.J.
Levin Management Corp. said that it has secured five new shopping center property assignments in recent weeks, reflecting continued demand for third-party retail real estate services in the New York/New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets.
Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust said that Soma Intimates will open a 2,369-sq.-ft. store this fall at Will Grove Park, located in Willow Grove, Pa.