06/20/2011 - 10:31am

Even in today’s digital world, a store’s physical appearance matters -- and it does so significantly, according to market research firm Morpace’s latest Omnibus survey.

06/17/2011 - 1:17pm

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with executives from six grocery chains, including Walgreen Co.

06/16/2011 - 3:17pm

Eighty percent of building owners expect double-digit energy-price increases during the next year, causing owners to set an average energy reduction target of 12%, according to Johnson Controls’ fifth annual global Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

06/15/2011 - 4:35pm

Wal-Mart Stores is ramping up the opening of its mid-sized Neighborhood Market format, which is being renamed Walmart Market, said Bill Simon, president and CEO, Walmart U.S., on Wednesday at the William Blair & Co. Growth Stock Conference in Chicago.

06/14/2011 - 4:47pm

EnerNOC said Tuesday that Ahold USA will deploy EnerNoc’s EfficiencySmart Insight in the majority of its Stop & Shop, Giant Food of Maryland, and Giant/Martin’s grocery stores.

06/14/2011 - 4:40pm

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers and Paladino and Co., announced Tuesday a collaborative discussion among retailers and commercial shopping center developers to bridge the current landlord and tenant divide that exists around creating sustainable, energy-efficient retail stores in the United States.

06/13/2011 - 4:49pm

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will open a store in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Plaza at Castleton next spring.

06/13/2011 - 4:48pm

O’Neill Properties Group announced that Bass Pro Shops has signed a letter of intent for a 200,000-sq.-ft. store at The Point, in Sayreville, N.J., one of the largest new mixed use developments in the United States.

06/10/2011 - 3:28pm

The Walt Disney Co. will open its first-ever Disney Baby store next year at the Americana in Glendale, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported.