October 16, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Company continues to extend its mobile offerings. The coffee giant will launch mobile ordering in its locations in the Portland, Ore., area by year end, with a full rollout nationwide in 2015.

October 1, 2014

Starbucks Corp. is reportedly planning to open new stores in 50 Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.

October 1, 2014

Starbucks Corp. opens its first community store in Korea, located in the Daehakro neighborhood of Seoul, on Oct. 1.

September 29, 2014

Microsoft said it will open 10 stores across the United States in time for the upcoming holiday season.

September 23, 2014

Mexican restaurant chain Taco John’s is partnering with InMoment, a cloud-based customer experience optimization platform that gives companies the ability to listen to and engage with customers to improve business results. InMoment is providing the technology for Tell TJ, Taco John’s guest satisfaction survey program.

September 23, 2014

Mexican restaurant chain Taco John’s is partnering with InMoment, a cloud-based customer experience optimization platform that gives companies the ability to listen to and engage with customers to improve business results. InMoment is providing the technology for Tell TJ, Taco John’s guest satisfaction survey program.

September 16, 2014

ICA Sweden has signed a licensing agreement with Starbucks Coffee Company to open Starbucks retail stores in the grocery store channel in Sweden.

September 11, 2014

JLL’s Retail Group has been retained to lease and manage Washington Square Mall in Indianapolis. The property’s tenant mix includes more than 80 national, regional and local retailers, and is anchored by Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Target and Burlington Coat Factory.

September 5, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Company will launch two new store formats in fiscal 2015, include a smaller-format concept aimed at urban commuters and a more premium store concept — Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room — dedicated to the chain’s highbrow Reserve brand of coffees.

September 5, 2014

Zumiez Inc. enjoyed strong financial performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, including a 57% hike in net income to $7.5 million from $4.7 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

August 21, 2014

JLL’s Capital Markets experts announced the firm has closed the sale of Lake Washington Crossing on behalf of WSRI-SRP Lake Washington, LLC.

August 21, 2014

Transwestern announced that it brokered the disposition of Lynnwood Place, a 96,666-sq.-ft. shopping center in Jackson, Tennessee.

August 21, 2014

Phillips Edison/ARC Grovery Center REIT II, announced the acquisition of two grocery-anchored shopping centers, Lake Washington Crossing and MetroWest Village.

August 20, 2014

Turkish fashion concept, SARAR, signed a lease at 111 West Washington Street in Chicago for 3,139 sq. ft.

August 15, 2014

Following Starbucks Corp.’s announcement that it would change its scheduling rules to prevent employees from having to work an opening shift after a closing shift the previous evening, some workers have expressed skepticism that the changes would be universally enforced.

August 12, 2014

CVS/pharmacy launched its entrance into the Seattle market with the grand opening of a new location in the city of Renton, the first CVS/pharmacy in the state of Washington.

August 7, 2014

Amazon.com has expanded same-day delivery in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., metro areas, with more than a million eligible items now available for same-day delivery.

August 6, 2014

The summer has brought with it a flurry of new store openings, from both established players and emerging online-offline stars. Check out the five below … and don’t miss the bonus at the end!

July 24, 2014

Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud development center in Seattle, its first such center outside of California.

July 24, 2014

Starbucks that its consolidated net revenue growth accelerated 11% in the third quarter, to $4.2 billion.

July 23, 2014

Sportsman’s Warehouse Inc. is opening a store in Spokane, Washington, in early 2015.

July 18, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Co. is planning to pilot mobile ordering in an undisclosed U.S. market by the end of 2014. According to Re/code, the pilot will let consumers place orders through the company’s mobile app.

July 16, 2014

Starbucks opens its first store in Colombia on July 16.

June 23, 2014

Starbucks appears to be targeting afternoon shoppers with new soda and sandwich offerings.