September 23, 2015

REI has promoted Rachel Ligtenberg to VP of retail following a 25-year tenure with the company.

September 17, 2015

Terence Reilly has been promoted to Crocs’ SVP and chief marketing officer.

August 26, 2015

Pet Supplies Plus is looking to capitalize on the $58 billion pet industry.

August 18, 2015

See slideshows of Nike's Seattle location and Strack and Van Til, in Munster, Indiana.

August 5, 2015

The retailer whose customers often call it the “Whole Foods for pets” is expanding in the Chicago area as it looks to leverage what has become a $58 billion industry.

July 21, 2015

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt has leased 1,200-sq.-ft. of retail space in Vintage Marketplace, a Whole Foods-anchored shopping center, for its first Houston location.

July 14, 2015

The chief executive of Guess is stepping down.

July 9, 2015

DTZ, a leader in commercial real estate services, announced the $52 million sale of Crossroads Towne Center in North Las Vegas -- a 148,791-sq.-ft. neighborhood retail center located on 16.34 acres -- on behalf of the sellers, a company formed by The Eagle Group, Los Angeles.

July 9, 2015

DTZ, a leader in commercial real estate services, announced that a limited partnership formed by Weingarten Realty Investors of Houston acquired The Summit at Scottsdale, a 190,408-sq.-ft. retail center anchored by Safeway and Target, for $54.1 million.

June 23, 2015

Norman de Greve will join CVS Health as chief marketing officer, effective July 15.

June 5, 2015

The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, said Thursday that Walmart stores are not welcome in New York City, Newsday reported.

June 1, 2015

With major data breaches making headline news on a near-weekly basis, the retail industry is increasingly focused on cybersecurity. When creating their cybersecurity plans, retailers should:

May 18, 2015

Honey Baked Ham is consolidating three regionalized operating divisions, currently based in Georgia, Michigan and Ohio, and has also named two new top executives.

May 7, 2015

Hip online eyewear retailer Warby Parker continues its brick-and-mortar expansion.

April 30, 2015

Restaurants and retail have fertile expansion ground in certain marketsWhile it’s true that technology, brick-and-mortar changes, and evolving consumer behavior are causing foundational shifts in the retail industry, a closer look at different U.S.

April 30, 2015

Major shopping center openings in 2014 beg the question, “Are we back on track?”Last year may be the first 365-day period since the Great Recession that there is enough new shopping center space to crow about.Chain Store Age’s annual development survey — spanning 26 years — reported pretty spotty new-build efforts from 2009 to 2013, but in 2014 some significant projects opened.

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 21, 2015

Casey Sheahan, former CEO of Patagonia, has joined FastG8, a digital media company focused on driving e-commerce for brands in the outdoor and active lifestyle marketplaces.

April 20, 2015

A. Alfred Taubman, a real estate developer who is credited with inventing the modern indoor shopping center, has died.

April 14, 2015

Stirling Properties has added two people to its growing Asset Management division.

April 7, 2015

A seller of posters on has reportedly pled guilty to antitrust charges from the U.S. Justice Department. According to Reuters, David Topkins of San Francisco conspired to manipulate the price of posters on Amazon Marketplace between September 2013 and January 2014.

April 6, 2015

Johnny Rockets recently signed the largest development deal in the brand's history, with a plan to open 100 restaurants in China, with the first scheduled to open in 2016.

April 1, 2015

Arkansas native and Walmart president CEO Doug McMillon has taken a firm stance against a “religious freedom” measure passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.

April 1, 2015

Walmart on Wednesday sent out a tweet in which it commended Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson and legislative leaders for reconsidering a law that some people and organizations fear would open the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.