August 17, 2015

Value-priced home furnishings retailer Cost Plus World Market makes its New York City debut with its first small-scale store.

August 14, 2015

Nike has made over its Seattle flagship with a more contemporary look and technology that help customers select running shoes that are the perfect match for their feet and gait.

August 6, 2015

A complete revamp has put a new focus on freshness and customer engagement at Strack & Van Til.

July 29, 2015

Activism, yoga classes and free repairs are all on the menu at Patagonia’s new outpost in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood.

July 27, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots.

July 20, 2015

TreeHouse is a first-of-its-kind home improvement store.

July 16, 2015

Target Corp. has opened an experimental space dedicated to showing how the Internet of Things (IoT) will transform consumers' homes — and lives — going forward.

July 9, 2015

Careland Pharmacy is a new drug store that mixes a contemporary look with playful references with an old-fashioned service philosophy.

June 26, 2015

Sears's new “Connected Solutions” flagship is located at The Shops at Tanforan, a shopping center in San Bruno, California.

June 18, 2015

Flying Tiger, the U.S. banner of Danish discounter Tiger, has landed in Manhattan, opening a 5,000-sq.-ft. outpost in the Flatiron district.

June 10, 2015

Online diamond and fine jewelry retailer Blue Nile has opened its first freestanding store, at Roosevelt Field Mall, in Garden City, N.Y.

June 8, 2015

Jewelry and accessories retailer Charming Charlie has opened its largest store yet, a three-level, 16,000-sq.-ft. flagship on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue.

May 21, 2015

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has opened the nation’s largest home furnishings store, in The Colony, Texas.  Featuring 560,000 sq., ft. of selling space, the two-level space also has an on-site warehouse, giving it a combined footage of more than 1.8 million sq. ft.

May 14, 2015

Starbucks has unveiled its new “express” store format, just across from the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan. The 538-sq.-ft. space is one of the most streamlined in the company’s diverse portfolio.

May 8, 2015

Jins Eyewear, one of Japan’s largest eyewear brands, opened its first-ever U.S. store, in San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood.

May 1, 2015

Frank & Oak, the online membership-based menswear retailer,  is also  expanding in the physical space, with both permanent locations and pop-ups.

April 3, 2015

U.K. toy retailer Hamleys has opened Europe’s largest toy store, a 73,000-sq.-ft. location close to the Kremlin in Moscow. Designed by Fitch, the two-level space is heavy on interaction and is divided into nine themed areas that combine retail and entertainment.

March 26, 2015

Kleinfeld Hudson’s Bay, a luxurious 14,000-sq.-ft. bridal shop on the top floor of the Hudson’s Bay flagship and headquarters building in Toronto, took the top prize — Store of the Year — in the Association for Retail Environments 2015 Design Award.

March 20, 2015

AT&T has converted part of its Michigan Avenue flagship in Chicago into a digital interactive museum about the history of communication, from the original patent for the first telephone to modern mobile technologies.

March 13, 2015

C-Spire Wireless is providing a fresh take on  wireless shopping.  The company's new, customer-inspired prototype provides a a hands-on, interactive experience in an easy-to-shop environment that encourages customers to explore.

March 6, 2015

Australian specialty tea retailer T2 has made its U.S. debut, opening a store in the heart of Manhattan's Soho neighborhood. The shop stocks over 200 teas from around the globe along with an extensive assortment of teapots, cups, sifters and other related items.

March 2, 2015

Swarovski has opened its most dazzling store to date, at the new Grand Bazaar Shops on the Las Vegas Strip.

February 27, 2015

Fitness buffs can shop and also get in a workout at Nike’s new women’s-only store at Fashion Island, in Newport Beach, California.

February 23, 2015

Footwear giant Wolverine Worldwide's new outlet store format brings together an assortment of Wolverine's diverse brands in an environment that reflects the company's heritage and dedication to craftsmanship.