November 7, 2014

Chain Store Age invites retailers, design firms, architects and suppliers to submit entires for its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.  

August 18, 2014

Chain Store Age is excited to announce a partnership with Sunnyvale, California-based business accelerator Plug and Play.

March 14, 2014

Chain Store Age’s 32nd annual Retail Store of The Year design competition recognizes the best in retail and restaurant design from around the world, as well as achievements in sustainability and in-store digital innovation. All the winning stores and restaurants are featured in this exclusive report.

March 6, 2014

Following a bitterly cold and stormy January that left many retailers with disappointing monthly sales figures, February’s sales results were generally s bit more encouraging.

December 30, 2013

Due to the holiday rush and related closings, Chain Store Age has extended the deadline for its 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition until Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

December 22, 2013

Chain Store Age's Retail Store of the Year design competition has added a new category for its 2014 awards: in-store digital innovation.

April 2, 2013

Store development and facilities professionals from some of the nation’s biggest retail and restaurant chains gathered in Dallas, Texas, to attend Chain Store Age’s 49th annual SPECS Conference, March 17-20, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.

January 8, 2013

The deadline for Chain Store Age's 31st annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition is Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

March 20, 2012

report released Tuesday by research firm Technomic found that sales among the 500 largest U.S. restaurant chains increased 3.4% to $242 billion in 2011.

February 22, 2012

Don’t miss out! Register now for Chain Store’s Age’s 48th annual SPECS Conference, held March 4-7, at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. The industry’s premier retail store development and facilities event, SPECS combines a targeted and comprehensive educational program with a dynamic exhibit floor. For more information and to register for the event, click here.

September 27, 2011

Twitter and Facebook aren’t just for consumer networking anymore. 

With more and more retailers and shopping centers jumping on the social media bandwagon, Chain Store Age and Cleveland-based shopping center developer Forest City Enterprises surveyed CSA’s readership to find out where retailers are trending in terms of social media engagement and communication tools.

August 16, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores reported Tuesday that profit for the quarter ended July 31 rose to $3.8 billion, up from $3.6 billion in the year-ago period.

August 8, 2011

By Fred Stiftel, president and CEO, Walton Management Services

July 14, 2011

A report released Thursday by the U.S. Commerce Department showed that retail sales in June experienced a slight uptick of 0.1%.

April 13, 2011

Davaco a provider of retail and restaurant services, announced that the company is partnering with their clients to execute safety audits across stores and restaurants, nationwide.

January 12, 2009

For the week ended Jan. 10, chain store sales fell 2.3% according to the International...

January 6, 2009

Lebhar-Friedman Inc., parent company of Chain Store Age, last month named Gary Esposito as publisher...

December 31, 2007

Marianne Wilson and Gary Esposito have assumed additional leadership responsibilities for the editorial and...

September 20, 2007

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August 30, 2007

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April 30, 2007

American retailers and restaurant operators are expected to open more than 94,000 locations during the...

July 24, 2005

Phoenix, DollarDays International...