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August 26, 2014

Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, has acquired Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States.

August 18, 2014

I’m excited to announce a new partnership Chain Store Age is launching with Plug and Play Tech Center, an innovative Silicon Valley tech startup investor whose mission is to connect promising tech startups with retail corporations in an attempt to help retailers transition into the technological age.

August 8, 2014

DSW’s Affiliated Business Group division and Yellow Box Corporation have opened the first-ever Yellow Box Footwear store in California, at the Westfield Topanga Mall, in Canoga Park.

July 28, 2014

Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has closed four retail and entertainment lease transactions in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Westchester.

July 25, 2014

Williams-Sonoma Inc. has shuffled the positions of several top executives.

July 21, 2014

A former state office building near City Hall in Long Beach, California, is reportedly being torn down to make way for a seven-story, $53 million mixed use retail and residential complex.

July 18, 2014

Uniqlo will open a store at Great Mall in Milpitas, California, on Sept. 12.

July 17, 2014

Williams-Sonoma announced the hiring of Ronald R. Young as senior VP global.

July 14, 2014

JLL’s Retail announced the firm has been retained by GLL Real Estate Partners to manage Del Mar Plaza, a 75,000-sq.-ft., upscale, open-air shopping center located at 1555 Camino Del Mar, in Del Mar, California.

July 11, 2014

Kennedy Wilson has closed four retail and entertainment lease transactions in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Westchester.

July 9, 2014

West Coast shopping center owner/operator Pacific Castle has acquired four Sacramento-area properties for approximately $40 million, signaling an ongoing trend to add to the company’s diversified portfolio.

July 9, 2014

The Mansour Group has announced the sale of a 36,000-sq.-ft. Stein Mart building located in La Quinta, California. Sale price was approximately $8 million.

July 9, 2014

Regency Centers announced that Torrance Memorial and Hermosa Beach Fish Shop will open at Plaza Hermosa.

July 3, 2014

Safeway Inc. is reportedly seeking bids for purchase of its shopping center development business.

July 2, 2014

Rite Aid has reportedly settled a consumer protection suit filed by the district attorneys of San Diego, Riverside and Alameda counties for about $500,000.

July 2, 2014

National action sports retailer, Tilly’s will open its doors at Moreno Valley Mall on July 1.

June 17, 2014

@WalmartLabs, the Silicon Valley-based tech R&D and innovation arm of Wal-Mart Stores, has acquired Stylr, a mobile fashion app that helps shoppers finds clothes in nearby stores.

May 30, 2014

Plans are well underway to open two new state-of-the-art "Blue Ribbon" Stater Bros. Supermarkets in California, with one in Covina (Los Angeles County) and the other in Menifee (Riverside County).

May 27, 2014

Construction on a new 4,800-sq.-ft. retail space known as Solano Plaza could begin in Napa, California, as early as spring 2015.

May 22, 2014

Williams-Sonoma had a strong first quarter of fiscal 2014, with net income climbing 17% to a better-than-expected $46.16 million from $39.17 million.

May 8, 2014

Amazon has expanded its Sunday delivery service to 15 additional cities. The service launched last year in the Los Angeles and New York metro areas.

May 8, 2014

Revel Systems, a leading provider of iPad point-of-sale solutions, has opened its first pop-up store, in historic Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco.

May 6, 2014

The New York office of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage recently arranged $17.5 million in financing for 631 Wilshire Boulevard, a mixed-use property in Santa Monica, California.

May 6, 2014

Charming Charlie has signed a 10-year lease for a new 5,570-sq.-ft. store at Alameda South Shore Center in Alameda, California.

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