August 20, 2014

Gordmans Stores has named Andrew T. Hall president and CEO, effective Aug. 19.

May 27, 2014

Omaha Steaks today announced the launch of a newly created customer loyalty program, Omaha Steaks Steaklover Rewards.

May 6, 2014

One topic that’s been on my mind lately is the growing Hispanic market in the U.S., and what its clout and purchasing power will mean for retailers — and, subsequently, for retail real estate — in the years ahead. “Emerging” is probably too mild of a word to describe the Hispanic market — exploding might be more accurate.

April 29, 2014

A private California buyer has purchased a 20,134-sq.-ft. Natural Grocers in Omaha, Nebraska.

August 21, 2013

Westroads Mall has begun work on a major, two-phase renovation and remodeling of the three-level, enclosed, 1.2-million-sq.-ft. super-regional shopping center in Omaha, Neb.

July 8, 2013

Natural Grocers has opened its third Nebraska store in central Omaha, Neb.

May 14, 2013

Apparel and home-décor retailer Gordmans said Tuesday it has appointed Geoffrey Ayoub as senior VP planning, allocation and analysis.

November 27, 2012

Jeff Gordman is following in the family tradition. As president, chairman and CEO of Gordmans, he leads a company whose roots go back nearly 100 years, to when his grandfather opened a store in downtown Omaha in 1915.

From that one store, the company evolved over the years, eventually expanding beyond Nebraska. It also added a discount division, Half Price Stores. By 1990 the company had 32 stores, equally divided between the two divisions.

August 7, 2012

Supply chain solution provider Logility said that Omaha, Neb., home furnishings retailer Nebraska Furniture Mart has selected Logility Voyager Solutions to help the company plan for and manage its growth into new markets.

July 10, 2012

Loyalty and marketing solution-provider Alliance Data Systems Corp. said that it has signed a multi-year renewal agreement to continue providing the private label credit card program for Omaha-Neb.-based Gordmans Stores, which operates 78 stores in 46 markets across 18 states.

May 16, 2012

Nash Finch has agreed to acquire the 18-store No Frills Supermarkets, which is based in Omaha, Neb.

May 11, 2012

Midwestern discount department store retailer Gordman’s Stores said that profit for the quarter ended April 28 rose 10.6% to $8.1 million, compared with $7.3 million in the year-ago period.

March 12, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts announced Monday the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with QSR Services for nine new restaurants in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.

March 6, 2012

Nash Finch Co. announced that it will acquire Omaha, Neb., supermarket chain Bag ‘N Save, which will grow its retail grocery store portfolio by about 25%.

March 1, 2012

General merchandise retailers Shopko Stores and Pamida announced the completion of their previously announced merger that will create a $3 billion company that serves largely rural communities in 22 states.

December 16, 2011

There is a heartwarming story playing out at Kmart stores throughout the Midwest: Anonymous donors are paying off strangers' layaway accounts, buying the Christmas gifts, especially toys and children’s clothing, that the families might otherwise have a hard time paying, the Associated Press reported.

December 9, 2011

Brixmor Property Group announced two retailers will join Arapahoe Crossings, located Aurora, Colo., a suburb of Denver.

October 24, 2011

Product diversification combined with major growth always translates into increased supply chain complexity. Such was the case for online specialty retailer Hayneedle, which started business in 2002 as with a single-niche category site. Flash forward seven years, and the company had expanded its offerings to include more than 200 product categories. Given its growing business, an optimized distribution process became a top company priority. 

August 31, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said it will build its first neighborhood market in Nebraska, a 34,000-sq.-ft. store opening in northwest Omaha.

March 4, 2011

New York City-based The Lightstone Group said Thursday that Guitar Center has signed a 10-year, 18,000-sq.-ft. lease at Oakview Plaza located in Omaha, Neb.

February 9, 2011

In the Jan. 27 edition of SiteTalk, we asked our readers to comment on the recent announcement that Cordish Cos. would build an upscale outlet center and entertainment district near Omaha, Neb., and if that development signaled the beginning of more ground-up projects. This is what one reader had to say:

January 25, 2011

Baltimore-based The Cordish Cos. said Monday that it will develop an upscale outlet center and entertainment district in La Vista’s Southport West Development.

November 2, 2010

Cybersecurity solution provider Sourcefire said Wednesday that Omaha, Neb.-based apparel and home-decor retailer Gordmans Stores...

March 2, 2008

With a volatile stock market, tightening credit and a cautious consumer, a casual observer...