August 24, 2015

Comcast has unveiled a futuristic-looking, tech-savvy store prototype aimed at enhancing the cable giant’s brand reputation and service experience.

August 14, 2015

Retail consulting firm McMillanDoolittle, Chicago, weighs in on its blog with three reasons why any retailer using the practice of “on-call” labor scheduling should end it immediately.

August 13, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 13, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation announced the addition of Lara Keene as VP to the Urban Team.

August 5, 2015

The retailer whose customers often call it the “Whole Foods for pets” is expanding in the Chicago area as it looks to leverage what has become a $58 billion industry.

August 3, 2015

Positive economic, retail and consumer trends are setting the stage for a positive back-to-school season, according to consumer insights and location-based analytics provider ShopperTrak.

July 21, 2015

When a retailer includes the word “brain” right in its name, a certain level of operational intelligence is expected.

July 14, 2015

Comcast enlisted the help of a prestigious design firm to help it create a new, tech-savvy store prototype aimed at enhancing the cable giant's brand reputation and customer service experience.

July 13, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is ratcheting up its already significant commitment to job creation.

June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley and Ryan Ciovacco, president of consumer electronics and connected solutions, spoke with Retailing Today about the major initiative.

June 24, 2015

Same-day delivery company Deliv has acquired WeDeliver, a Chicago-based delivery service that powers same-day delivery for local retailers.

June 23, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corp.’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Randhurst Village in the Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect.

June 10, 2015

Retail was the most compromised industry in 2014, making up 43% of breach investigations, according to a study by Trustwave that gathered data from 574 breach investigations the company conducted in 2014 across 15 countries.

June 5, 2015

Target Corp. will beat Amazon.com by following three core philosophies,  the retailer’s top digital executive (and former Amazon.com exec) Jason Goldberger said during a keynote address at the annual Internet Retailer Conference and Exposition, in Chicago.

June 1, 2015

Retailers looking for opportunities in emerging markets should look East, particularly to China, which ranks as the top country in A.T. Kearney’s annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI).

May 7, 2015

Hip online eyewear retailer Warby Parker continues its brick-and-mortar expansion.

May 6, 2015

Tucker Development, in joint venture with Hutensky Capital Partners, announced the $57.25 million acquisition of Town Square Wheaton (TSW), a 200,000-sq.-ft. shopping, dining and office destination located in Wheaton, Illinois.

April 30, 2015

Liberty Center is Greater Cincinnati’s something-for-everyone developmentThere are mixed-use developments, town centers, and then there are PLACES, and Liberty Center is being designed to be just that when it brings 1.2 million sq. ft. of retail, restaurant, offices, residences, a hotel and three parks — including one inside the enclosed mall — to a young and affluent area of North Cincinnati.Liberty Center, opening Oct.

April 30, 2015

Beyond the 10 retail real estate pros highlighted as our Under 40 Rising Stars, we handpicked another 10 as the “Ones to Watch.” Following is an alphabetical list:Crystal Allen, age 31, VP, TranswesternD.J.

April 30, 2015

Customers at malls are actively posting via social media, but leaving out information that could help mall-based retailers. According to a new study from location-based social media monitoring firm Geofeedia, 91% of mall-based social posts lack relevant hashtags and/or keywords, and 8% of posts only contain photos or videos.

April 29, 2015

Self-service kiosks got a nod from the Millennial generation, as a new survey released by location-based mobile platform Retale showed that 20% of Millennial shoppers don’t like interacting with cashiers at checkout.

April 8, 2015

ShopperTrak, a leading provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, is teaming up with the shopping app, shopkick, to deliver in-store beacon and analytics technologies that allow retailers to engage with shoppers throughout their time in the store and deliver an enhanced shopping experience.

April 6, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Summit Crossing located in Crown Point, Indiana.

April 6, 2015

West Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its Chicago flagship on Thursday, April 23, and continuing through Sunday, April 26.