August 27, 2014

The retail and hospitality market is entering a time of unprecedented IT growth for 2015, with overall spending expected to increase 5% over 2014 and surpass $190 billion worldwide, according to a new report by IHL, a global research and advisory firm specializing in technologies for the retail and hospitality industries.

March 3, 2014

Belk has announced a $12.6 million expansion and renovation of its store in Cool Springs Galleria, a 1.1 million-sq.-ft. mall in Franklin, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville. CBL & Associates Properties and TIAA-CREF own the center jointly.

January 9, 2014

Franklin Flea’s successful holiday season earned the once-a-week indoor flea market a return booking for April.

December 16, 2013

Home product e-commerce retailer The Yankee Retail Company has implemented Yottaa Engagement Cloud to optimize user engagement and business performance. Y

May 20, 2013

Almost three in 10 (28%) of North American retailers plan to adopt mobile POS technology by the end of the year, according to a new study from IHL Group.

January 10, 2013

Car Charging Group announced Thursday the expansion of its relationship with Walgreens by adding EV charging services to 11 Walgreens locations throughout Ohio in Akron, Canal Winchester, Columbus, Dayton, Franklin, North Canton, and Reynoldsburg.

April 20, 2012

IBM’s decision to sell its Retail Store Solutions (RSS) business to Toshiba TEC was the most significant announcement in the retail point-of-sale industry in the last 10 years, according to industry analyst Greg Buzek, president, IHL Group, Franklin, Tenn.

October 24, 2011

Mark your calendars now: On Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, for the third consecutive year, the Retail Orphan Initiative (RetailROI) will unofficially kick off the annual National Retail Federation Convention and EXPO by bringing together some of retailing’s most prominent IT thinkers in a high-level information-sharing event. Called SuperSaturday, this year’s forum will be held at the PwC Auditorium, 300 Madison Ave., New York City. 

October 6, 2011

Tablets and smartphones are redefining the retail shopping experience and will be a $5 billion market per year by 2015, according to a new research report by IHL Group.

June 24, 2011

Centro Properties Group said that Big Lots will open a 40,000-sq.-ft. store at Watson Glen, located in Franklin, Tenn.

November 19, 2010

Tractor Supply Co., announced plans to open a regional distribution center in Franklin, Ky.

August 19, 2008

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May 31, 2008

Farm Fresh is improving its energy efficiency and reducing its impact on the environment...

April 30, 2008

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September 16, 2007

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December 31, 2006

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December 31, 2006

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August 21, 2005

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August 7, 2005

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