Content about Columbus

April 8, 2014

Adidas Originals Collective (in Footaction) Design/architecture: Big Red Rooster, Columbus, Ohio Construction: Footaction, New York City Lighting: Artemide/Voltage, Cincinnati Fixtures/wallcoverings: G3K Displays, New York City; MDC Wall, New York City; Visual Magnetics, Mendon, Mass. Flooring: Questmark Flooring, Allentown, Pa.; Bolon/Mats, Stoughton, Mass.

AT&T, Atlanta Design/architect: Callison, Seattle General contractor: US Communcations, Alpharetta, Ga.

March 4, 2014

As a category of shopping center, open-air centers have been evolving ever since the days they were called lifestyle centers. New categories of tenants have evolved, along with new ways of creating compelling tenant mixes and environments. We asked three open-air owners to tell us about current and possible future directions that evolution may take. 

The companies are San Diego-based American Assets Trust; Irvine Co. Retail Properties in Irvine, Calif.; and Columbus, Ohio-based Glimcher Realty Trust. Here’s what they had to say.

February 24, 2014

Liverpool, Mexico’s largest department-store chain, received top honors in Chain Store Age’s 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.

February 6, 2014

L Brands reported a 9% increase in same-store sales for January.

January 16, 2014

REI has signed a lease for a 23,000-sq.-ft. space in Sun Center in northwest Columbus, Ohio, according to Casto, Sun Center’s owner.

December 27, 2013

Kroger reportedly recent spent $9 million on renovating a store in the Columbus, Ohio, area, and plans to spend another $9.4 million renovating three other stores in the area of its headquarters city.

December 26, 2013

Next fall, REI will open a 23,000-sq.-ft. store at Sun Center in Columbus, Ohio.

December 6, 2013

Big Lots reported a net loss of $9.5 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2013, up from a net loss of about $6 million in the year-ago period.

December 2, 2013

Fitness and fashion are well met at Foot Locker’s newest retail banner, SIX:02. Targeting active, performance-minded young women, the lifestyle brand features apparel, footwear and accessories for a range of activities, from yoga to running to dance — and more.

“SIX:02 is a fitness-fashion destination,” said Mary Lynn Waite, senior designer, Chute Gerdeman, Columbus, Ohio. “The merchandise has crossover appeal in that it can take the customer from the gym to doing errands to meeting friends for coffee to lounging at home.”

November 22, 2013

Despite the growing popularity of online shopping, millions of consumers will flock to the stores this Black Friday.

November 19, 2013

The Limited will debut the Stylinity Style Stage, an omni-channel “selfie studio,” on Thursday, Nov. 21 at its flagship store at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.

November 13, 2013

Adding to existing locations in Manhattan and Miami Beach, Big Drop, the women’s clothing retailer, has leased a third New York City storefront at 253 Columbus Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

October 23, 2013

Nordstrom announced two new locations for Nordstrom Rack, one in Columbus, Ohio, and one in Tulsa, Oak.

October 21, 2013

Big Lots has named Andrew Stein as senior VP, chief customer officer.

October 2, 2013

By Yaromir Steiner

September 23, 2013

Rolfe Swinton, a creative, consumer insight and technology entrepreneur, has joined strategic brand and design firm Chute Gerdeman as CEO.

September 18, 2013

Saks Inc. plans to open seven new Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th stores in 2014: The Outlets at Bloomfield in Pearl, Miss.; Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Va.; Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Fla; Outlet Shoppes at Louisville/Lexington, Ky.; Twin Cities of Eagan in Minneapolis, Minn.; The Mayfair Collection in Mayfair, Wis.; and Easton Gateway in Columbus, Ohio.

September 11, 2013

Organic burger restaurant Bareburger has signed a lease for 1,875 sq. ft. at 795 Columbus Avenue in New York City.

September 11, 2013

Organic burger restaurant Bareburger has signed a lease for 1,875 sq. ft. at 795 Columbus Avenue in New York City.

August 5, 2013

Korean fashion designer Boyoung Kim will open her first dedicated boutique on Columbus Avenue, said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph A. Aquino, executive VP of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group.

June 27, 2013

Stride Rite Children's Group has opened its latest “Milestone” concept store at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.

June 13, 2013

Outdoor retailer REI announced Thursday it will open two new stores in the spring, one in Flagstaff, Ariz., and the other in Columbus, Ohio.

May 30, 2013

Big Lots' profit slid 21% in the first quarter, to $32.3 million from $40.7 million, but adjusted results still met Wall Street forecasts.

May 30, 2013

Express Inc. reported that its third-quarter net income fell 23% to $32.4 million, compared with $42.1 million in the same period last year.

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