May 27, 2015

Arby’s Restaurant Group, franchisor of the Arby’s brand, announced that it has reached an 11%  total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant since 2011, paving the way to a goal of 15% energy reduction by the end of 2015.

May 27, 2015

DSW Inc. beat Wall Street expectations with first quarter profits that were aided by a reduction in clearance-priced merchandise.

May 27, 2015

Fairway Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of Fairway Market, moderately shrunk its net loss in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 26, 2015

Gander Mountain will open a store in O'Fallon, Illinois, on May 28.

May 26, 2015

Hooters of America LLC has finalized an agreement with global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International to have the firm advise Hooters on real estate needs and provide strategic counsel as the brand expands domestically and internationally. Colliers International’s Bob Browning, VP for retail services, and Robert Hantgan, senior VP, are managing the exclusive assignment.

May 26, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th will open its first metro downtown store, on Market Street in downtown San Francisco.

May 22, 2015

Krispy Kreme has signed development agreements to open 11 Krispy Kreme shops in Arkansas, Montana, Illinois and Kentucky in the next several years. 

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree Inc. plans to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores to obtain Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval of its pending $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. topped Wall Street predictions for earnings and sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 21, 2015

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has opened the nation’s largest home furnishings store, in The Colony, Texas.  Featuring 560,000 sq., ft. of selling space, the two-level space also has an on-site warehouse, giving it a combined footage of more than 1.8 million sq. ft.

May 21, 2015

Shoe Carnival Inc. saw net income and sales increase during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 as selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and cost of sales rose at a slower pace than revenues.

May 20, 2015

Disney Store has opened its first store — and largest store to date — in Shanghai, China. With 9,257 sq. ft. of shopping space, the flagship also features an outdoor plaza.

May 20, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Maurtiz AB (H&M) on Wednesday unwrapped its largest store in the world, in New York City’s Herald Square.

May 20, 2015

Kohl’s Corp. confirmed reports that it will soon begin testing a highly discounted format, called "Off Aisle by Kohl’s,” with a store set to open in early June in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

May 20, 2015

Nordstrom plans to further expand its San Diego County presence with the addition of a Nordstrom Rack at The Shops at La Jolla Village in La Jolla, California.

May 19, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. continues its global expansion with new license agreements in South Korea with SK Networks Co. Ltd.; in Singapore with Trendz 360 Pte. Ltd.; and in Greece with Notos Com Holdings S.A.

May 19, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. met Wall Street expectations with net income of $63.34 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, a 9% decrease from $69.99 million the same period a year earlier.

May 19, 2015

Kohl’s Corp. is preparing to open a store in southern New Jersey called "Off Aisle by Kohl's," a name that suggests the company may be following the lead of other retailers opening off-price formats.

May 19, 2015

Krispy Kreme (will open 31 stores in South Africa during the next five years.

May 19, 2015

The Howard Hughes Corp. has signed several retail and restaurant leases for the public promenade at The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia, a new luxury apartment community located in Columbia, Maryland.

May 18, 2015

Dover Saddlery Inc. experienced an increase in net loss during the first quarter of fiscal 2015, seeing it jump to $776,000 from $543,000 the same quarter a year earlier.

May 18, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts is recruiting franchisees to develop an estimated 10-plus new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Mobile, Alabama, and Biloxi and Jackson, Mississippi.

May 18, 2015

Surging rents in Manhattan have claimed another victim, and this time it's one of the city's most iconic retail establishments.

May 18, 2015

McAlister's Deli has signed three development agreements with new and existing franchisees to open restaurants in Southern Georgia and North, Central and Southwest Florida.