Content about New York City

July 14, 2014

RKF has announced a number of promotions for senior brokerage professionals in its New York City headquarters office.

July 7, 2014

To the extent that it can be said about the nation’s fourth most populous city, Houston has been flying under the radar. While Houston is far from an obscure metropolis, its emerging status as one of America’s truly iconic cities seemingly has yet to take hold in the public consciousness.

July 2, 2014

Hornig Capital Partners, a privately held New York City-based investment company, has combined in a joint venture with Hutensky Capital Partners of Hartford, Conn. to acquire the Golden Gate Shopping Center in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in the greater Cleveland region.

July 1, 2014

Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck is launching a month-long tour in New York City July 1-28 and in Portland, Oregon, July 1-29, giving away free ice cream scoops in an omnichannel promotion.

June 25, 2014

Juicy Couture is closing its U.S. stores as it makes plans to debut a new retail store format in key high-traffic locations, including New York City, Los Angeles and Vancouver, in early 2015.

June 18, 2014

M-A-C Cosmetics has signed a long-term lease at 853 Broadway in Manhattan’s Union Square, according to The Feil Organization, the building’s owner and manager.

June 13, 2014

Forever 21 has taken space at the Mall at Bay Plaza, which is scheduled to open on August 14. The new store will span about 15,000 sq. ft.

June 13, 2014

A new retail building is reportedly planned for the site of a former adult entertainment club in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens.

June 12, 2014

Restaurant chain Pret A Manger has leased a 2,577-sq.-ft. shop at 600 Lexington Avenue, a boutique 36-story office tower on East 52nd Street.

June 9, 2014

Urban Outfitters has opened a “lifestyle center” store, in Manhattan’s Herald Square neighborhood. The 57,000-sq.ft. store is the brand’s largest location to date, and its13th store in New York City. It includes such extras as a hair salon, bookshop, coffee bar and photography shop that lets shoppers print their photos from Instagram.

June 2, 2014

A group director for two Tiffany & Co. stores in Houston has filed a lawsuit alleging the retailer discriminates against African-Americans in hiring and promotions for management and executive-level jobs.

May 30, 2014

Triangle Equities has reached several milestones in the development of the $35 million, 88,000-sq.-ft. Triangle Plaza Hub at 149th Street in Bronx, New York.

May 29, 2014

Skincare specialist Infinite Beauty has leased its first New York City location at 1031 Third Avenue and 61st Street, according to Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group, which represented both the landlord and tenant in the transaction.

May 28, 2014

Restaurateurs Carlos Suarez and Mark Barak, known for their two popular eateries, Bobo and Rosemary’s, have taken space for a new Provencal restaurant to be called Claudette in New York City.

May 6, 2014

RKF has announced that it will lease the entire seventh floor of 521 Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan.

May 5, 2014

Google is reportedly expanding its same-day Google Shopping Express service to Manhattan and Los Angeles, according to the New York Post.

May 1, 2014

Retailers are taking advantage of the mobile channel for an increasing number of activities, including personalized marketing, in-store traffic monitoring and customer recognition. However, while using the mobile channel to create temporary POS stations might be less flashy than some of these other applications, letting customers “surf” between fixed and mobile POS terminals can be an effective means of improving both the customer experience and store profitability.

A Night at the Opera

May 1, 2014

Vanguard Wine Bar has signed a 12-year lease for a 1,000-sq.-ft. ground-floor space at 189 Amsterdam Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets in New York City’s Upper West Side.

April 24, 2014

Under Armour opens its newest specialty retail location in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City on April 24.

April 21, 2014

The Children’s Place has leased a 3,799-sq.-ft. space near other child focused retailers at The Shops at SkyView Center in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens, N.Y.

April 16, 2014

Bang & Olufsen unveiled its first newly redesigned store concept in North America, at the new Madison Avenue location in New York City.

April 15, 2014

Target’s massive data breach continues to reverberate in the headlines, but in reality it’s just one of countless attacks that affect the retail industry on a daily basis.

April 11, 2014

The owners of New York City’s famed J&R Music and Computer World, an independent music and electronics store in Lower Manhattan since 1971, have closed the store to redevelop its site.

April 11, 2014

The owners of New York City’s famed J&R Music and Computer World, an independent music and electronics store in Lower Manhattan since 1971, have closed the store to redevelop its site.

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