September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway Inc. announced the new senior leadership team and division leaders for the combined company that will take effect upon the closing of their proposed merger.

September 19, 2014

Brown Shoe Company has invested $9 million in Jack Erwin, an online men’s shoe brand that launched last year.

September 19, 2014

dd’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores, Inc., will open a new store in the California Central Valley on Sept. 27.

September 19, 2014

dd’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores, Inc. will open a new store in Arizona, on Sept. 27.

September 19, 2014

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the completion of four retail transactions, totaling 21,688 sq. ft.

September 19, 2014

Fairway Group Holdings Corp. has named Jack Murphy, a veteran retail executive with strong experience in specialty food retailing, as CEO.

September 19, 2014

Macerich announced that its outlet property Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will open the doors of its planned expansion on Oct. 23.

September 19, 2014

GNC Holdings named Jeffrey R. Hennion as executive VP, chief marketing and e-commerce officer.

September 19, 2014

Home Depot Inc. confirmed that some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a data breach that went undetected for five months.

September 19, 2014

JLL announced it has expanded its retail tenant representation capabilities in Houston with the addition of Matt Parsons.

September 19, 2014

KDC announced it has agreed to sell land to Look Cinemas to build a 60,000-sq.-ft. upscale dining and movie theatre complex at CityLine, the company’s 186-acre mixed-use project in Richardson, Texas.

September 19, 2014

Nordstrom on Friday opened its first store in Canada, at Chinook Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

September 19, 2014

Northwood Ravin has announced six new service retailers and restaurants for Bradford, the multi-use development in the northeast corner of Davis and High House Roads adjacent to the desirable Preston neighborhood of Cary, North Carolina.

September 19, 2014

Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of a lease with Paper Source for 2,700 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

September 19, 2014

The return of LeBron James and much-anticipated Republican National Convention are not the only good news items about Cleveland, Ohio, and the entire northeast part of the State, home to over 4 million people.

September 19, 2014

A $400 million loan Eddie Lampert, the CEO and largest shareholder of Sears Holdings Corp., is making to Sears this month reportedly is only enough to last the struggling retailer for three months.

September 19, 2014

The U.S. payments market is getting a new player: Klarna, a Swedish e-commerce company focused on simplifying buying, plans to expand to the U.S. market in early 2015.

September 19, 2014

Onex Real Estate Partners announced The Shops at SkyView Center has welcomed five new tenants to the growing roster of retailers during the third quarter.

September 19, 2014

Urban Retail Properties, LLC, announced the acquisition of Oakland Square and Oakland Plaza in Troy, Michigan, by its parent company RAIT Financial Trust.

September 19, 2014

Trademark Property Co., the Fort Worth-based retail and mixed-use development, investment, and third-party services firm, announced that Whole Foods Market is now open at The Shops at Highland Village, in Highland Village, Texas.

September 18, 2014

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, the 1, 600-unit global franchise, has entered into a partnership with Meijer.

September 18, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp will stop accepting American Express cards at its stores in Canada, effective January 1, 2015.

September 18, 2014

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial and real estate sectors, appointed Kenneth S. Frieze as CEO, effective Oct. 1.

September 18, 2014

Nearly one-quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season, according to a survey by global management consultancy Hay Group.

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