Store Planning / Construction / Facilities

10/12/2011 - 4:20pm

Uniqlo, the expansion-minded Japanese apparel retailer, on Friday will open its largest store in the world, an 89,000-sq.-ft. flagship on Fifth Avenue.

10/12/2011 - 10:37am

Gap said Wednesday it will advance its expansion in Latin America with new store openings in Chile in October, and will introduce Gap and Banana Republic stores to Panama and Colombia in 2012.

10/12/2011 - 10:32am

Stage Stores said it will launch a new off-price concept, called Steele’s, to be rolled out in small-town America.

10/11/2011 - 12:48pm

Gov. Jerry Brown of California vetoed a bill that would have required comprehensive economic-impact reports before big-box superstores could begin construction.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

Food Lion said Tuesday that two of its stores in Fayetteville, N.C., have been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council.

10/11/2011 - 10:51am

Office Depot said that three of its stores hold the top spots for retail energy efficiency gains at the midpoint of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star National Building Competition.

10/11/2011 - 10:44am

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. has awarded a three-year contract to USM Services, a division of Emcor Group, Norwalk, Conn., to provide facilities management services to the chain’s 336 stores in the Northeast.

10/10/2011 - 10:43am

Bloomingdale’s 520,000-sq.-ft. Manhattan flagship is undergoing a 100,000-sq.-ft. renovation, Women’s Wear Daily reported, with bridge, contemporary, home, shoes, fine jewelry and parts of the designer floor included in the remodel.

10/07/2011 - 4:55pm

Regional grocer Winn-Dixie said it is working hard to change a tarnished image.

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