September 22, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team brokered the sale of Roosevelt Galleria in Chicago.

September 22, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team brokered the sale of Roosevelt Galleria in Chicago.

September 17, 2015
It’s early evening in Chicago circa 2020. A courier company van sits in traffic, toting Target packages ordered from a customer’s phone at noon for delivery by end of the day (called AM/PM delivery). Nearby, a car contains a single mom who drives part-time for Deliv; she’s stressed because she may not make the time window selected by a Macy’s customer earlier that day.  
September 16, 2015

This is Target’s first experiment with same-day delivery of products, and it coincides with the expansion of their grocery and fresh business.

September 15, 2015

Organized crime is on the rise — and it’s taking a heavy financial toll on the nation’s retailers.

September 14, 2015

At a time when the growing influence of millennials and the ongoing development, redevelopment and revitalization of urban communities continue to shape the commercial development landscape, the changes taking place in the hotel and multi-family sectors reflect many of those same demographic and development trends.

September 14, 2015

More than half of retailers struggle to perform a crucial marketing task.

August 28, 2015

Starwood Retail Partners is rewarding mall shoppers, regardless of which stores in the mall they choose to shop.

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 by following three core philosophies,  the retailer’s top digital executive (and former 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 23, 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, Transwestern

D.J. Belock, age 39, Senior VP finance, Phillips Edison & Co.