01/28/2013 - 11:33am

Starbucks Corp. is expanding its drive-thru format, the chain said in its first-quarter earnings call.

01/28/2013 - 11:21am

Barnes & Noble is planning to shutter approximately one-third of its stores during the next 10 years, CEO Mitchell Klipper said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.

01/25/2013 - 5:49pm

A report by Mid-America Real Estate Corp. found that 2012 shopping center construction in the Chicagoland area grew 10% year-over-year, after a four-year decline.

01/25/2013 - 11:00am

Teen and tween retailer Five Below will open 60 stores this year, including its first-ever locations in Texas.

01/25/2013 - 10:58am

Mexican supermarket and restaurant operator Gigante has entered into a joint venture with Petco Animal Supplies to open at least 50 stores in Mexico and other Latin American countries over seven years, Reuters reported.

01/24/2013 - 6:22pm

Starbucks Corp. said its profit rose in its first quarter as customers spent more at its stores in the United States and Asia.

01/24/2013 - 6:06pm

Mall owner CBL & Associates Properties said Thursday that, in 2013, it will complete multi-million dollar renovations at three major malls: Friendly Center in Greensboro, N.C.; Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, Va.; and The Mall of Acadiana in Lafayette, La.

01/24/2013 - 12:12pm

The latest data from Nielsen shows the number of U.S. convenience stores continues to expand and last year set a new record with 149,220 units.

01/23/2013 - 6:35pm

There were 4,442 more restaurants in the U.S. in fall 2012 than there were in fall 2011, according to a recent U.S. restaurant census conducted by The NPD Group.