10/31/2013 - 4:13pm

J.C. Penney has secured Energy Star certifications in over 500 stores, one supply chain facility and its home office, far surpassing the company’s initial goal of having 400 locations certified by the end of 2013.

10/31/2013 - 3:59pm

J.Jill is debuting a new store prototype in four locations across the country: Short Hills, N.J.; Huntington Station, N.Y.; King of Prussia, Pa.; and San Diego, Calif.

10/31/2013 - 3:52pm

Sears Appliance & Hardware has debuted a smaller, neighborhood model format that will become a company standard for all new locations going forward.

10/31/2013 - 3:47pm

Tandy Leather Factory announced plans to open a store in Atlanta, in November.

10/31/2013 - 3:41pm

MBH Architects appointed team members Eddie Hall and Joanna Wong to associates and has hired Paula DeLiso as its new business development representative.

10/30/2013 - 3:53pm

Whole Food Market will open its seventh San Francisco location — and 31st in the Bay Area — on Nov. 6.

10/30/2013 - 3:50pm

Nordstrom announced that it plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Gateway Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

10/30/2013 - 10:17am

Lifestyle/Trimco/Viaggio, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based manufacturer of mannequins, forms, specialty fixtures, fabric applications, seasonal trim and holiday décor, has merged with Almax, the world-renowned mannequin company based in Italy.

10/30/2013 - 10:15am

RadioShack Corp. has opened a new concept store in Detroit, and another in Philadelphia.