07/22/2013 - 10:03am

Starwood Capital Group LLC, the investment firm headed by real estate developer Barry Sternlicht, has joined the bidding for Saks Inc., according to a report by the New York Post.

07/18/2013 - 3:38pm

Regional shopping center company Crosland Southeast has acquired 24 former Blockbuster stores from Blockbuster Corporate, spanning North and South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee and Florida. Blockbuster vacated all stores at closing, and Crosland Southeast has already sold 11 of the 24.

07/18/2013 - 10:05am

PBteen, a subsidiary of the Pottery Barn brand of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first Annapolis, Md., store at the Westfield Annapolis shopping center on July 20.

07/18/2013 - 10:01am

99 Cents Only Stores is opening new stores in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. and Kingman, Ariz. on July 25.

07/17/2013 - 3:52pm

Although most of the 16 electronics retailers scored by the Electronics TakeBack Coalition received an “F” grade, three companies – Staples, Best Buy and Office Depot – were deemed to have effective recycling programs.

07/17/2013 - 3:48pm

The Dick’s Sporting Goods new Field & Stream specialty concept will make its debut next month at 1000 Cranberry Square Drive in Cranberry Township, Pa., near Dick’s headquarters in Pittsburgh.

07/16/2013 - 4:05pm

As part of a previously announced plan to expand into non-traditional channels, RadioShack said its first shop-in-shop college store has opened at the University of Texas at Austin.

07/16/2013 - 3:53pm

Action Services Group, a national lighting, sign and electrical maintenance and service company, said that it has been officially authorized as a member of the PICS Consortium.

07/16/2013 - 9:51am

McDonald’s has signed a contract with Vietnamese businessman Henry Nguyen to serve as a developmental licensee for the company in Vietnam.