June 23, 2014

Bass Pro Shops announced plans for a new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Victor, New York, which is part of the Rochester metro area.

October 1, 2013

Teamsters Local 118 members on Monday overwhelmingly rejected a contract offer from Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. that would eliminate the pensions of more than 900 Rochester employees and not provide health care for their spouses.

September 12, 2013

Von Maur Department Stores will open its first location in the Northeast, at Eastview Mall in Victor, N.Y., which is located just outside of Rochester.

August 7, 2013

Dunkin' Donuts said it will open eight new restaurants in Rochester, N.Y., via a multi-unit store development agreement executed with existing franchisee Luis Ribeiro.

May 7, 2013

Von Maur got its start like many of its department store peers: An immigrant with an American dream opened a downtown store, customers came, they shopped, the brand took hold and took off.

In the case of the midwestern upscale department store banner Von Maur, the dreamer was German immigrant J.H.C. Petersen, who opened a downtown storefront in Davenport, Iowa, in 1872. He and his sons grew the business and sold it nearly a half-century later to a partnership that included two Austrian brothers — C.J. and Cable von Maur, whose family gained full ownership by 1937.

May 2, 2013

Von Maur got its start like many of its department store peers: An immigrant with an American dream opened a downtown store, customers came, they shopped, the brand took hold and took off.

In the case of the midwestern upscale department store banner Von Maur, the dreamer was German immigrant J.H.C. Petersen, who opened a downtown storefront in Davenport, Iowa, in 1872. He and his sons grew the business and sold it nearly a half-century later to a partnership that included two Austrian brothers -- C.J. and Cable von Maur, whose family gained full ownership by 1937.

March 7, 2013

Boston-based The Wilder Cos. announced that PetSmart will grand-open its new store on March 9 at Wilder’s Rochester Crossing, N.H., shopping center.

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.

October 12, 2012

Grossman Development Group (GDG), a boutique real estate development firm led by Howard Grossman, announced that it has begun site work for the 330,000-sq.-ft. Granite Ridge Marketplace, a 57-acre shopping center development located in Rochester, N.H.

October 1, 2012

Boston-based The Wilder Cos. said that Buffalo Wild Wings opened on Sept. 30 at Rochester Crossing, in Rochester, N.H., and will be joined by a 12,157-sq.-ft. PetSmart store in spring 2013.

January 24, 2011

Emagine Theatres has opened a 47,884-sq.-ft. location at Hampton Village Centre, in Rochester Hills, Mich.

November 7, 2010

Walgreens is suing Wegmans Food Markets, claiming the Rochester, N.Y.-based supermarket company’s logo is too...

September 12, 2010

Birmingham, Mich.-based Robert B. Aikens & Associates on Monday announced the addition of Soma Intimates...

November 6, 2008

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has begun to lower prices on hundreds of items throughout its...

September 28, 2008

Wegmans has unveiled a new logo that is reminiscent of its logo from the 30s...

June 30, 2008

The current economic landscape is putting pressure on retailers, especially as consumers pull back...

January 6, 2008

Rochester, N.Y. Wegmans supermarket chain said it will stop selling tobacco products, effective Feb. 10....

December 31, 2007

A privately developed retail and residential project by Rochester, N.Y.-based Wilmorite will open at...

December 5, 2007

Rochester, N.Y. Online retailers are not making enough of an effort to meet the individual...

December 4, 2007

Canton, Mass. Casual Male Retail Group Inc. has entered a new partnership with GSI Commerce...

April 30, 2007

24 Hour Fitness ...

March 31, 2007

Agrowing appetite for lifestyle has resulted in another power-center recipe—one that includes, besides the usual...

October 24, 2006

Rochester, N.Y., Wegmans...

April 20, 2006

Rochester, Chairman of...