April 21, 2015

I think there’s a tendency to lump all store closings together, when the reality is much more nuanced and complex. Not all store closings are created equal, so I wanted to break the recent announcements down into several different categories.

April 21, 2015

Simply Fashion Stores Ltd. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and announced plans to liquidate nearly all of its assets.

April 15, 2015

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and The Macerich Company announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with the City of Philadelphia on a redevelopment and re-branding of the Gallery shopping mall and transit center in the heart of Center City.

April 10, 2015

A new chapter in the ongoing saga of RadioShack started on Friday with Sprint launching retail operations in 1,435 RadioShack stores.
 

March 12, 2015

Retail real estate firm Simon, in partnership with fashion and retail event company Decoded Fashion, has announced the 10 finalists in its "Future of Retail: Meet the Disruptors" competition.

February 27, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has partnered with Slice Intelligence to provide comprehensive, retailer-independent e-commerce data available.

February 23, 2015

Non-profit PatientsLikeMe is working with Walgreens to help make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

February 11, 2015

The Finish Line Inc. is running an omnichannel promotion linked to the upcoming pro basketball all-star weekend in New York City.

February 11, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. may be the next big-name retailer to undergo an acquisition.

February 9, 2015

Alibaba Holding Group Inc. is bolstering its mobile commerce position by purchasing a $590 million minority stake in Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu.

January 27, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Tuesday that they have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger, which was announced on March 6, 2014.


January 26, 2015

GameStop is running its annual “Re-Fun Your Refund” program.

January 23, 2015

Schneider Electric and Autodesk are teaming up to advance building information modeling (BIM) technology and principles for building lifecycle management.

January 22, 2015

L’Oreal USA is venturing into e-commerce via a partnership with with StyleSeat, an online platform for beauty and wellness services.

December 30, 2014

 

One of the more innovative real estate tech products to emerge in recent years is Property Payments, a collaboration between MasterCard and International Bancard. CSA talked with David Iafrate, CEO, International Bancard, about the new product and what it will deliver to the industry.

December 17, 2014

CST Brands Inc and CrossAmerica Partners LP have agreed to jointly purchase 22 convenience stores in San Antonio and Austin, Texas from Landmark Industries, their third combined acquisition in less than three months.

December 12, 2014

Hooters of America is partnering with Forum Analytics for a customized real estate planning and market-optimization solution.

December 8, 2014

The Ratkovich Company, with partners National Real Estate Advisors and Blue Vista Capital, announced that Macy's at The Bloc will receive a major upgrade to become a downtown Los Angeles flagship store.

December 4, 2014

Consolidated net earnings dropped 8% at Barnes & Noble Inc. in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, to $12.3 million from $13.2 million. 

November 13, 2014

Promising an “Amazon-like experience” in its stores, Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh technology firm that says its software platform brings "an Amazon-like shopping experience" to in-store customers

November 4, 2014

The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. will open stores and begin its Black Friday sale activities at 5 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day. 

October 29, 2014

Office Depot Inc. launches its “Your Holiday Workshop” campaign across all store locations and online on Nov. 2.

October 21, 2014

Great American Group has been selected as a stalking horse bidder in the potential liquidation of Alco Stores, which operates 198 general merchandise discount stores in 23 states.

September 30, 2014

The GameStop Technology Institute (GTI) business unit of GameStop Corp. is collaborating with AT&T to focus on delivering technology advancements that drive positive customer in-store experiences.