February 26, 2015

Retail Properties of America, Inc., closed on the acquisition of Cedar Park Town Center, a 181,000-sq.-ft. community center located in Cedar Park, an Austin, Texas submarket.

February 26, 2015

The credit card industry is lagging behind its own deadline to get more secure microchip-enabled credit cards into consumers’ wallets by October 2015.

January 6, 2015

Revionics announced that Save Mart Supermarkets, which operates 221 stores under the banners of Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky and FoodMaxx, has entered into a multi-year agreement for Revionics’ SaaS-based price optimization solution and its advanced analytics services, including the key value item (KVI) analysis and store cluster analysis.

December 29, 2014

Consumers who didn’t get what they wanted for the holidays are taking matters into their own hands. 

December 17, 2014

The Sembler Company and Forge Capital Partners, in their Forge Real Estate Partners III investment fund, have recently purchased two shopping centers:  Causeway Shopping Center in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, and Springdale Shopping Center in Austin, Texas.  

December 15, 2014

More than half (56%) of Christmas shoppers surveyed typically have gifts left to purchase by the time "Panic Saturday,” the last Saturday to shop for holiday gifts before Christmas (also referred to as "Super Saturday"), rolls around.

November 24, 2014

Office Depot is currently utilizing a new location-based mobile marketing app, Shazom In-Store, in all of its Office Depot and OfficeMax retail store locations throughout the country.

November 24, 2014

Three in four Americans have made an impulse purchase.

October 21, 2014

A majority of Americans would be comfortable divulging information about themselves anonymously to their favorite stores (60%) or a product brand (56%), and close to half would anonymously share personal data to an app (46%). 

October 20, 2014

Whole Food Market on Monday launched its first national brand campaign, a multichannel advertising initiative.

October 1, 2014

Based on previous savings experienced during the holiday season in 2013 and projected industry growth in 2014, U.S. shoppers have the opportunity to save more than $5 billion dollars by using deal and offer websites during the upcoming holiday season.

September 8, 2014

Nearly all Americans (96%) are coupon users, according to the latest edition of the Shoppers Trend Report conducted in conjunction with The Omnibus Company.

September 8, 2014

Whole Foods Market moves into the fast-growing same-day grocery-delivery space with the news that it is partnering with one-hour grocery delivery startup Instacart to have Whole Foods products delivered to customers’ homes in as little as one hour.

September 3, 2014

RetailMeNot Inc. has named Michael Jones was named senior VP, retailer and brand solutions.

August 11, 2014

A Shoppers Trend report released by RetailMeNot found that, once kids leave the nest, parents are just as ready as their kids to start a new chapter in life.

August 1, 2014

SRS Real Estate Partners said that Lindsay Civitarese has been named marketing coordinator in the Austin office.

July 14, 2014

X Team International partner Venture Commercial Real Estate has completed leases for two LA Fitness locations in Austin and McKinney, Texas.

July 10, 2014

Thirty-five percent of consumers would stop shopping at a store where their data was hacked.

June 4, 2014

Extreme-value teen retailer Five Below will make its Houston debut on June 6, opening eight stores in and around the city.

May 2, 2014

Networking isn’t new, but in this day and age of emails and texts, the idea of face-to-face business-building has taken on new importance.

April 29, 2014

LA Fitness has signed leases for four new spaces, two in Austin, Texas, and two in San Antonio, Texas.

April 21, 2014

SRS Real Estate Partners welcomes T.J. Powell as first VP in the Austin office. He will focus on tenant and landlord representation.

March 31, 2014

Whole Food Market will purchase four stores from New Frontiers Natural Marketplace.

March 12, 2014

A Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee has signed an agreement to open fast-casual PizzaRev restaurants throughout the St. Louis, Mo., and Austin, Texas, markets.