April 27, 2015

Office Depot will urge its stockholders to support a merger with Staples by asking them to vote in favor of the $6.3 billion acquisition by Staples at an annual meeting.

March 31, 2015

A second request for information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will reportedly not slow down the pending merger of Staples and Office Depot.

October 23, 2014

Polaroid Fotobar  will open seven “micro-retail” locations in select Westfield Malls throughout California.

January 2, 2014

Alfred Marshall, who founded the Marshalls chain in the mid-1950s with the motto “Brand Names for Less,” died on Saturaday in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 94.

December 10, 2013

Office Depot has selected Boca Raton, Fla., for its global headquarters rather than the Naperville, Ill., corporate home of its merger partner OfficeMax.

December 2, 2013

Business partnering was the top priority at Chain Store Age’s 11th annual Executive SPECS, held in November at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Fla. 

Designed as a high-level networking forum for retailers and suppliers in store planning, design, construction and facilities management, Executive SPECS combines dynamic keynote speakers with face-to-face “information exchange” meetings with suppliers, sponsor presentations and informal discussions.

October 25, 2013

Saks Fifth Avenue is set to unveil a newly renovated men’s store at its Boca Raton, Fla., location in the Town Center at Boca Raton on Nov. 20.

October 11, 2013

Lord & Taylor, a division of Hudson’s Bay Company, has opened a store at Mizner Park, an open-air, mixed-use center in downtown Boca Raton, Fla.

March 19, 2013

Real estate development firm Fimiani Development said that it has named Lindsey Alexander and Meredith Housman as VPs of leasing for the company.

March 6, 2013

Office Depot announced that the company’s global headquarters, located in Boca Raton, Fla., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification for the second consecutive year.

January 31, 2013

The Container Store is expanding its presence in Florida with three new locations set to open in 2013.

July 26, 2012

Miami Beach, Fla.-based Terranova Corp. said that three new tenants will open at Polo Club Shoppes, a Publix-anchored center in Boca Raton, Fla.

July 10, 2012

The Container Store said it will open three Florida locations in 2013 – in Orlando, Tampa and Boca Raton – joining its two existing Sunshine State stores in Hallandale Beach and Miami.

April 18, 2012

With its sleek all-white interiors and dramatic glass-steel storefront, Lord & Taylor’s store at Westchester’s Ridge Hill, Yonkers, N.Y., is its most contemporary to date.

January 30, 2012

Town Center at Boca Raton, in Boca Raton, Fla., will celebrate the expansion and relocation of Forever 21 to its soon-to-be-completed Cafes at Boca.

December 27, 2011

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said that Brian Nelson has been named general manager of Town Center at Boca Raton, located in Boca Raton, Fla.

November 14, 2011

Office Depot said that it has promoted current executive VP, corporate strategy and new business development Steve Schmidt to the position of president international.

October 21, 2011

Boca Raton, Fla. -- Office Depot’s global headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification. The certification signifies that the building performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

October 18, 2011

New York City -- Lord & Taylor plans to open three new department stores in the coming year, according to The New York Post.

Two locations are slated to open in March -- an 80,000-sq-ft. store at a lifestyle center in Yonkers, N.Y., and a 120,000-sq.-ft. store in a mall in Rockingham, N.H.

In fall 2012, Lord & Taylor will open an 80,000-sq.-ft. location in Boca Raton, Fla., bringing the total number of full-priced Lord & Taylor stores to 50.


August 30, 2011

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said that Tommy Bahama will open a new store at Town Center at Boca Raton, located in Boca Raton, Fla.

July 27, 2011

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said Tuesday that Tory Burch will open a new boutique at Town Center at Boca Raton.

July 18, 2011

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group announced Monday that lululemon athletica will grand-open a new store at Town Center at Boca Raton on July 22.

July 14, 2011

Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot Inc. announced Wednesday that it has appointed Kevin Peters as president, North America, a new position that combines the company’s previous North American Retail and North American Business Solutions divisions.

Peters was previously president of North American Retail.

July 12, 2011

Hhgregg announced that it will open 10 new stores in south Florida, launching simultaneous grand-opening celebrations on July 14.