September 2, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a store in Pittsburgh, on Sept. 4.

September 2, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a store in Pittsburgh, on Sept. 4.

August 5, 2014

In a surprise announcement, GNC Holdings Inc. said that Joe Fortunato, chairman, president and CEO of the company, is stepping down.

May 21, 2014

On the heels of disappointing results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. has decided to close 150 stores in America, including 100 namesake stores.

May 1, 2014

If you really want to know what people think about you, you need to find out what they say behind your back. Historically this has been a tricky proposition, but the advent of social media provides an open forum where companies as well as individuals can check to see what is being said, and whether the commentary is good or bad.

April 4, 2014

Dick’s Sporting Goods opens a relocated store at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh on April 13.

April 4, 2014

Dick’s Sporting Goods opens a relocated store at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh on April 13.

January 22, 2014

American Eagle Outfitters said that CEO Robert Hanson, would leave the company, effective immediately. He was appointed to the position in late 2011, after 23 years at Levi Strauss & Co., where he served in a number of executive roles.

December 2, 2013

What are retail shopping center developers up to in the vibrant northeastern region of the United States?

All across the Northeast — in which we include Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the traditional northeastern states to the north — developers are renovating, redeveloping, raising rents, welcoming tenants and starting to get back to normal.

November 19, 2013

Sales growth fueled in part by the opening of 25 new branded stores did not prevent Dick’s Sporting Goods from reporting a slight decline in net income during the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Net income totaled about $50 million, down incrementally from $50.1 million a year earlier.

October 14, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that its second freestanding Field & Stream location will open on November 1, in Buttermilk Towne Center, Crescent Springs, Ky.

October 11, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Goods grand-opened three new stores on Friday, bringing the total store count to 541 in the U.S.

September 19, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Good will open its second Field & Stream specialty store in November, in Crescent Springs, Ky.

August 27, 2013

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has announced the opening of two new restaurants.

July 24, 2013

American Eagle is opening what it calls a “progressive technology” office in San Francisco.

July 17, 2013

The Dick’s Sporting Goods new Field & Stream specialty concept will make its debut next month at 1000 Cranberry Square Drive in Cranberry Township, Pa., near Dick’s headquarters in Pittsburgh.

July 17, 2013

The Dick’s Sporting Goods new Field & Stream specialty concept will make its debut next month at 1000 Cranberry Square Drive in Cranberry Township, Pa., near Dick’s headquarters in Pittsburgh.

June 6, 2013

WP Realty has acquired Plaza at the Pointe, a 149,016-sq.-ft. center located near Pittsburgh in the Parkway West retail submarket.

June 4, 2013

Pittsburgh – Dick’s Sporting Goods is opening a new store in Petaluma, Calif., with a three-day grand opening weekend celebration beginning Friday, June 7. The location be the retailer's 28th store in the state of California and its 523rd nationwide.

"We're pleased to be opening a new Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Petaluma, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community," said Lauren Hobart , chief marketing officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods..

 

March 11, 2013

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. forecast a full-year profit for the current fiscal year that was less than expected, and also revealed it will debut a new retail concept in fiscal 2013 under the Field & Stream banner.

March 6, 2013

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported Wednesday that profit for the quarter ended Feb. 2 soared to $94.8 million from $51.3 million in the year-ago period, aided by few markdowns.

February 19, 2013

GNC Holdings is bullish on expansion. Reporting impressive results for the fourth quarter, the retailer plans to open approximately 150 net new U.S. stores in 2013, along with 30 net new domestic franchise locations, and 175-200 net new international franchise locations.

January 28, 2013

American Eagle Outfitters announced plans to open a series of vertically owned and operated-stores in Mexico, with the first location set to open on February 20, 2013, in Mexico City.

November 27, 2012

Each year, in December, Chain Store Age publishes a retail overview of the northeastern quadrant of the United States and, each year, there’s not a lot of bad news to report, even in recessionary times. This year is no exception; in fact, despite a superstorm that ravaged much of the region, the economic engine continues to chug along.