July 30, 2015

A transformation is underway. Branch Properties is in the midst of a $40.8 million redevelopment of the largest (and oldest) retail shopping center in Palm Coast, Florida.

July 30, 2015

Baker Katz, an X Team International partner and full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, has acquired a 4.5-acre property with plans to renovate two existing buildings totaling 33,000-sq.-ft. in Atascocita, in the Greater Houston area.

July 30, 2015

J. Crew Group’s new value-priced store concept has announced a second location.

July 29, 2015

The spring and summer have brought a flurry of new store concepts, from established players, international newcomers and online stars. Check out the six below.

July 29, 2015

The TJX Cos. Inc. apparently has a taste for vegemite.

July 28, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 28, 2015

Customer expectations of the store have changed dramatically in the last few years as constant connectivity has changed the way consumers live their lives.

July 28, 2015

The push vs. pull debate has now crossed into mobile marketing and, similar to discussions regarding email marketing and other online initiatives, each approach offers pros and cons.

July 28, 2015

Hilco Merchant Resources LLC (HMR), a provider of retail disposition services such as liquidation and acquisitions, has purchased online retail and daily deal e-commerce platform Deal Genius LLC.

July 28, 2015

Supervalu Inc. is considering spinning off its highly successful Save-A-Lot discount grocery chain into a separate company.

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August. 

July 27, 2015

Lowe's Canada announced the appointment of Gregor Stuart to the new position of VP, supply chain, effective July 27.

July 24, 2015

Gap Inc. is supporting front-end omnichannel retail operations with back-end seamless inventory capabilities.

July 24, 2015

Trademark Property Co. has broken ground on the second phase of redevelopment at its Saddle Creek shopping center in Germantown, Tennessee, focusing on enhancements to the north side of the property.

July 24, 2015

Though it’s been months since the West Coast port disputes were in the headlines, retailers are still struggling to return inventory levels back to normal after the incident and an abnormally long, cold winter resulted in serious supply chain and inventory disruptions.

July 24, 2015

Data security has been a hot topic in the world of retail IT lately. Based on some recent retail data security-related news items, I have compiled a list of two don’ts and one do when it comes to securing your data.

July 23, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. is giving customers a voice via social media. 

July 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation is now a little less rosy in its sales expectations for 2015.

July 22, 2015

Even as retail marketing strategies shift in the new digital era, tried-and-true discounts still remain a crucial promotional device.

July 21, 2015

Privately held real estate company Vestar has completed a buyout of The District at Green Valley Ranch, in Henderson, Nevada.

July 20, 2015

The third-party vendor hosting online photo sites of at least six major retailers may have been the victim of a security breach.

July 20, 2015

Oracle is focusing squarely on retail agility with the latest additions to its comprehensive set of retail cloud solutions.

July 20, 2015

Ross Dress for Less and Ulta Beauty are coming to Randolph Mall in Asheboro, North Carolina.

July 20, 2015

Tango, a provider of store lifecycle management solutions and services, has received an investment of $30 million from Frontier Capital, a growth equity firm.