April 10, 2015

Ikea has broken ground for its future Las Vegas store.

March 20, 2015

Chain Store Age hosted its 51st annual SPECS 2015 conference on March 15-17, in Las Vegas. Here are three takeways from the conference concerning technological innovation in the store planning area:

March 9, 2015

The Las Vegas Strip has a brand new retail attraction: Grand Bazaar Shops. The two-acre, open-air center is located adjacent to Bally’s Las Vegas.

March 6, 2015

Perhaps nothing signifies the resurgence of the U.S. retail market, both on a macro and micro level, more than the long-delayed opening of Downtown Summerlin, in Las Vegas.

March 2, 2015

One of the most buzzed-about retailers in the country, Nadia Shouraboura, will present her singular vision of retailing in a digital age at Chain Store Age’s 51st annual SPECS Conference, March 15-17, 2015, at Sands Expo at the Venetial/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas.

March 2, 2015

Swarovski has opened its most dazzling store to date, at the new Grand Bazaar Shops on the Las Vegas Strip.

February 23, 2015

Footwear giant Wolverine Worldwide's new outlet store format brings together an assortment of Wolverine's diverse brands in an environment that reflects the company's heritage and dedication to craftsmanship.

February 18, 2015

Ikea has chosen R&O Construction to serve as construction manager for the site work and store development of its future 351,000-sq.-ft. location in Las Vegas.

February 10, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Chain Store Age will select 10 individuals in retail real estate as “retail stars;” all will be featured in the May 2015 issue with bonus distribution to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ RECon show in Las Vegas in May.

December 19, 2014

Through Dec. 31, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is broadcasting a series of special holiday greetings from prominent Las Vegas personalities, headliners and show cast members on its LED screens at the heart of Las Vegas Boulevard. 

December 4, 2014

Fresh & Easy, the former Tesco-owned grocery format, is testing a dramatically new look at seven plus stores in the  Las Vegas market. 

November 26, 2014

After nearly a decade of stalled growth in the shopping center industry, 2014 finally saw progress being made on the new development front. While it’s true that much of the ground-up construction was of the outlet center ilk, the value sector wasn’t the only new-build push. Mixed-use properties and open-air destinations continue to come out of the ground, albeit stingily, as do hybrid centers that defy current standard definitions.

November 25, 2014

Corner Bakery Cafe is in a growth mode. The company, which was acquired in 2011 by Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, is entering new markets and opening locations across the country, from New York City to Las Vegas. It will end the year with 185 cafes (114 company-owned and 71 franchised). The company plans to more than double its U.S. footprint by 2017 through a combination of franchised and company-owned cafes.

November 25, 2014

 Sports Authority continues to roll out its enhanced store environment in both existing stores and new locations nationwide.

November 17, 2014

As a focus area of retail technology, workforce management may not be quite as sexy as CRM or omnichannel commerce. However, a lot of very exciting stuff is currently happening in the world of workforce management, as attendees of the recent KronosWorks 2014 conference in Las Vegas discovered.

November 14, 2014

At the recent KronosWorks 2014 conference in Las Vegas, clients across a variety of industries spoke about how they use Kronos solutions to better perform a variety of human resources and workforce management tasks. 

November 13, 2014

Zappos is generally regarded as one of the most customer-friendly retailers around, and after seeing how things work behind the scenes I can attest this reputation is well deserved.

November 3, 2014

Sports Authority will host grand opening events for its new and improved stores in the Las Vegas area on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8 a.m.

November 3, 2014

Verifone and MasterCard are providing Las Vegas taxi cab passengers with card-linked offers in a pilot program running from from Nov. 2-6.

October 30, 2014

PizzaRev, a fast-casual build-your-own pizza concept, is adding five franchise groups to develop the brand throughout Denver, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Long Island, New York and Columbus, Ohio.

October 22, 2014

Golfsmith International, the world's largest specialty golf retailer, has opened a 23,000-sq.ft. store in the just-opened Downtown Summerlin center, located outside of Las Vegas. 

October 17, 2014

Today’s convenience stores face growing pressure to evolve amid the ramped-up expectations of global consumers. 

October 15, 2014

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce has been awarded the leasing assignment for Pawn Plaza in Las Vegas, Nevada.

October 13, 2014

The Howard Hughes Corp. on Oct. 9 officially opened Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas, the largest retail development to open in the U.S. since the economic downturn.