September 16, 2015 is priming consumers in southern California for fast delivery.

September 16, 2015 is priming consumers in southern California for fast delivery.

September 15, 2015

See slideshows of Rebecca Minkoff's "store of the future" concept in Los Angeles and Starbucks' new Panama City location.

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

Nike has opened a soaring, one-of-kind flagship to spotlight some of its most innovative merchandise.

September 14, 2015

Rebecca Minkoff's "store of the future" concept has opened in Los Angeles.

September 1, 2015

Millennial consumers choose retailers based on different criteria than their elders.

July 29, 2015

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday posted disappointing third quarter earnings and revenue, but it also gave out some more details about its new, value-driven store concept.

July 20, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts is pursuing a massive expansion strategy in the most populated U.S. state.

July 7, 2015

Although summer vacations have just begun for many schoolchildren, parents already have back-to-school shopping on their minds.

June 17, 2015

Discount grocery retailer Smart & Final is offering on-demand Instacart delivery to customers in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.

June 5, 2015

7-Eleven’s first-ever U.S. airport terminal location has opened at Los Angeles' International Airport.

April 30, 2015

Downtown LA’s South Park will emerge as a new retail districtIt’s rare enough for any developer — or group of developers and brokers — to plan an entirely new retail district almost literally from the ground up. It’s utterly unique to do so in one of the largest cities in the world.Yet, that’s exactly what’s happening in Downtown Los Angeles’ South Park neighborhood.

April 30, 2015

Bauer Hockey: Ice hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer Hockey is throwing its puck in the retail arena. The company will open its first-ever store this summer, in Burlington, Massachusetts, followed by a second location in the fall, in the Minneapolis area.

April 30, 2015

Whether local or global, growth has been robust for 2014’s top third-party managersThe 26th annual survey of Fastest-Growing Managers surveys new domestic and international third-party management and leasing contracts obtained during the 2014 calendar year and ranks the top performers.

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 30, 2015
Fashion from Far Afield

The upcoming arrival of Dublin’s fast-fashion retailer Primark to U.S. shores is just one example of retailers expanding from less expected locations (i.e., not Paris, Milan or London). Shoe brand FEIT has just opened its first boutique outside Australia in New York City’s Nolita — perhaps even more unusual in that Australian retailers tend to debut in Los Angeles because of its proximity.

April 21, 2015

New York and Los Angeles may be the largest U.S. markets in terms of apparel sales, but online and smaller markets such as Orlando, Florida, and Washington, D.C., are the top markets driving both growth rate and dollar volume increases for the industry, according to global information company The NPD Group.

April 1, 2015

Port problems on the West coast are giving retailers more than just a headache; it’s more like a severe case of sea sickness. But diversifying supply chain strategies can take the edge off.

March 23, 2015

While California’s verdant Central Valley is the fastest growing area in the state, the entire population of the 22,500-square-mile region is a comparatively modest 6.5 million people — Los Angeles County alone boasts over 50% more residents. However, this single region, which is responsible for producing 25% of all of the food consumed in the United States, is expected to absorb many of the 10 million people the state is projected to grow by over the next few decades. It is also home to one of the most ambitious and distinctive new developments in modern American history: Quay Valley.

March 9, 2015

Ron Johnson is sweet on teen fave Nasty Gal. The online edgy- fashion retailer recently closed $16 million in funding to support its growth.

March 6, 2015

Rebecca Minkoff has tapped into a sweet spot when it comes to integrating the best of online and offline retail.

March 4, 2015

Hanley Investment Group announced that Ed Hanley, Kevin Fryman and Eric Wohl negotiated the sale of an 88,000-sq.-ft. Kohl's Department Store, located in the Los Angeles area.

March 3, 2015

For Los Angeles-based fashion retailer Forever 21, the journey from a single location on Figueroa Street in L.A. in 1984 to more than 680 global locations today has been transformative.