August 19, 2015

Puerto Rico calls to many with warm weather, beautiful beaches and friendly people.

August 18, 2015

CVS Health Corp. is entering a new pharmacy dispensing channel with the completion of an approximately $12.9 billion acquisition of Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities.

August 6, 2015

Starbucks Coffee Company has entered its 15th Latin America market.

July 15, 2015

The Department of Labor’s long-awaited proposed revisions to the “white collar” overtime exemptions are finally here – at least, in part.

July 13, 2015

Macy’s is reducing its presence in Pittsburgh.

July 6, 2015

American Apparel on Monday announced it would close some stores as part of a $30 million cost-cutting initiative in its strategic turnaround plan.

June 18, 2015

Target Corp. has laid off about 140 employees from its Minneapolis headquarters as part of its transformation efforts, and eliminated 50 open positions, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

June 16, 2015

The 550,000-sq.-ft. facility will service retail distribution to the country's 48 store locations and e-commerce operations throughout France.

June 12, 2015

Another European supermarket retailer has its sights set on the United States: German discount grocer Lidl on Friday announced it is establishing a U.S. corporate headquarters, in Arlington County, Va.

June 1, 2015

Dollar General on Saturday hit another milestone, opening its 12,000th store in the small town of Juliette, Georgia.

June 1, 2015

Kroger Co. plans to bring nearly 650 jobs to new centers in a suburban city in southwest Ohio.

May 18, 2015

Accenture is expanding its retail practice with an agreement to acquire Javelin Group, a U.K.-based retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider.

May 6, 2015

CVS Health officially announced it will rebuild its CVS/pharmacy Baltimore stores that sustained heavy fire damage during protests last week.

May 6, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has a vast and complicated corporate infrastructure, but that doesn’t stop the world’s largest retailer from pursuing fast, fact-based decisions based on technology innovation.

May 1, 2015

REI will open a third distribution center, located in Goodyear, Arizona. The specialty outdoor retailers seeks to better support its stores and customers through faster product replenishment and delivery.

May 1, 2015

Specialty eyewear Warby Parker has reportedly received $100 million in financing the company plans to use to build new brick-and-mortar stores.

April 30, 2015

Our fastest-growing acquirers bought fewer square feet than in 2013. But the deals may be even better.Editor’s Note: The 26th annual Chain Store Age survey of Fastest-Growing Acquirers surveyed retail square footage purchased during the 2014 calendar year.Retail real estate acquisitions slowed in 2014. The year’s five Fastest-Growing Acquirers purchased approximately 10 million fewer square feet than the top five bought in 2013.That may be a deceptive observation.

April 30, 2015

This year’s Chain Store Age “10 Under 40” youthful overachievers — selected by nationwide search and nominations by colleagues — are intense, collaborative team-builders. Each talks about seeing, understanding and responding to the big picture — the whole forest. No one shies away from problems. They seek out big, creative challenges and work tirelessly until solutions emerge.This year’s group supports the broader industry, too. They are International Council of Shopping Center members, nationally and localy.

April 7, 2015

Leslie’s Poolmart Inc. will open 15 new retail locations throughout the U.S. on Thursday, April 9.

March 11, 2015

Triple Five Group,  the company that owns and manages the nation’s largest shopping center, Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., and the largest one in North America, West Edmonton Mall, Alberta (Canada), is looking to build its largest center yet.

March 3, 2015

Alibaba Group holdings Inc. is reportedly saying it did nothing wrong after the government of Taiwan ordered the Chinese e-commerce giant to leave the country by August 2015.

February 2, 2015

RPM Pizza LLC, the largest U.S. Domino's franchise, is getting a little bigger. RPM has acquired 45 Domino's stores throughout Indiana.

February 1, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is in full expansion mode.

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. announced plans to build its first new distribution center in 15 years, a 900,000-sq.-ft. facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.