09/12/2012 - 5:02pm

Toys “R” Us’ holiday 2012 plans include a “hot toy” reservation program, free and expanded layaway services and offering more exclusive toys from branded manufacturers along with more proprietary products.

09/12/2012 - 2:38pm

The nation’s chain retailers lead the nation when it comes to commercial solar energy use, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association and Vote Solar Initiative advocacy group.

09/12/2012 - 10:05am

Microsoft Corp. will open 32 pop-up stores in the United States and Canada in time for the holiday shopping season.

09/11/2012 - 5:06pm

Kum & Go and Casey’s General Stores announced that they have signed an agreement for Casey’s to acquire 22 convenience stores from Kum & Go.

09/11/2012 - 4:57pm

The Men’s Wearhouse will make its outlet center debut in the fourth quarter, opening five stores under the Men’s Wearhouse Outlet banner, management said during the company’s recent earnings call with investors.

09/10/2012 - 5:27pm

Casual Male Retail Group is taking a new approach with merchandising and store set-ups for the nationwide roll-out of its DestinationXL (DXL) format, which brings together its value, mid-range and luxury men's apparel under one roof.

09/10/2012 - 5:21pm

Clothing retailer Big Dogs has opened a new prototype for future expansion.

09/10/2012 - 5:17pm

Englewood Construction has announced its interiors team recently completed work for General Growth Properties at Water Tower Place in Chicago, and for GK Development at the Peru Mall in Peru, Ill.

09/10/2012 - 5:14pm

Progressive AE and Design Plus, both of which are based in Grand Raids, Mich., announced they have merged to create one of the area’s largest full-service design firms specializing in architecture, engineering and interior design.