August 13, 2014

Burger 21, founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, has executed its first franchise agreement in Michigan, under which a debut restaurant in Ann Arbor will open summer 2015.

December 23, 2013

Glimcher Realty Trust has acquired Arbor Hills, an upscale, open-air center located in Ann Arbor, Mich., in the main corridor that connects downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan’s main campus.

February 26, 2013

Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

September 19, 2012

Seattle -- Nordstrom announced plans to open Nordstrom Rack stores in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa, Wis.; Ann Arbor, Mich., and Columbus, Ohio.

It will be the retailer's first location in the state of Wisconsin.

The approximately 36,000-sq.-ft. store in Wauwatosa, Wis., is scheduled to open in spring 2014 at The Mayfair Collection, a 250,000-sq.-ft. planned adaptive reuse development of a former industrial complex and distribution center.

May 9, 2012

Amazon continues to set the bar higher, achieving the highest rating on the annual Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index by customer experience analytics firm ForeSee.

January 12, 2012

A mobile commerce study released by customer experience analytics firm ForeSee found that Apple and Amazon rank far above all other retailers when it comes to mobile customer satisfaction.

December 29, 2011

Survey results released Wednesday by customer experience analytics firm ForeSee found that Amazon has continued its trend of high customer service, while other online retail experiences suffered in 2011.

October 31, 2011

Dick's Sporting Goods will officially mark its entry into the state of Oklahoma on Nov. 2, with the opening of two stores in Tulsa. and one store in Broken Arrow.

September 21, 2011

Domino's Pizza announced that at after just three months since its launch, the new Domino's App for iPhone and iPod touch has achieved $1 million in sales over a single week.

September 6, 2011

A Friday report by Reuters said that a former Borders Group employee is attempting to represent a class of about 300 Ann Arbor, Mich., workers in suing the bankrupt retailer for not giving proper notice of impending mass layoffs.

August 1, 2011

The reviews are coming in, and Domino’s Pizza is streaming them atop a billboard in one of the country’s busiest intersections: Manhattan’s Times Square.

July 21, 2011

Borders Group on Thursday won court approval to liquidate its remaining 399 stores, even as it negotiates to sell up to 35 stores to Books-a-Million.

July 19, 2011

Borders Group, which had been holding out hope that a buyer would come forward to save the company, said late Monday it will seek court approval Thursday for a liquidation led by Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers Group.

July 1, 2011

Borders Group announced Thursday that it has agreed to sell itself to Najafi Cos. for $215 million.

June 6, 2011

Borders Group executive VP and chief merchandising officer Michele Cloutier has resigned, Borders said in a late afternoon Friday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

May 13, 2011 was the top performer in a review of the Top 100 online retailers by ForeSee Results.

March 14, 2011

Borders Group is expected to announce that another 75 stores will be closed.

February 15, 2011

The American Customer Satisfaction Index's annual E-Commerce Report, produced in partnership with ForeSee Results and released on Tuesday, showed that customer satisfaction with e-commerce websites is down 2.6% to 79.3 on the ACSI's 100-point scale.

January 31, 2011

Borders Group Inc. said Sunday that payment of some bills due at the end of January is being delayed to help the book seller "maintain liquidity" while trying to complete a restructuring of its debt.

January 28, 2011

Borders Group said it has received a commitment from GE Capital, Restructuring Finance to provide a $550 million senior secured credit facility.

January 25, 2011

Borders Group said Monday that it is selling its kiosk business Day by Day Calendar Co. for an undisclosed sum.

January 19, 2011

Fry, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Micros Systems, announced that Cabela’s has launched its newly designed website on Fry’s Open Commerce Platform.

December 29, 2010

While many e-retailers had a holiday to celebrate, customer satisfaction with the Top 40 online retailers overall has fallen since last year, according to the sixth annual ForeSee Results E-Retail Satisfaction Index (U.S. Holiday Edition).

December 9, 2010

Borders Group posted sales of $470.9 million for its third quarter ended Oct. 30, a decrease of 17.6% from the same period a year ago.