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March 13, 2014

Stephen Smith, former co-CEO of the Toronto-based restaurant chain owner and operator Cara Operations Limited, has been elected to the CST Brands' board of directors.

March 10, 2014

The Wet Seal Inc. has appointed Deena Varshavskaya, Nancy Lublin and Adam Rothstein as new independent members of the company’s board of directors.

February 7, 2014

Ingenuity Development has entered into a strategic alliance with a New York Stock Exchange-traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to combine forces on joint venture opportunities for retail and mixed-use projects in the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast.

February 7, 2014

Levin Management inked 27 new leases and lease renewals totaling more than 190,000 sq. ft. over the past several months.

January 14, 2014

Best Buy Co. announced the appointment of Thomas L. "Tommy" Millner to its board of directors.

November 26, 2013

Dollar General, Lily’s As Seen on TV, Sunrise Pizzeria and General Nutrition Corporation have all signed leases for retail space in Virginia, according to Divaris Real Estate, which represented the shopping centers in the transactions.

November 22, 2013

Mid-America Real Estate Corp.’s Net Lease Investment Group recently brokered the sale of a two-tenant 88,000-sq.-ft. retail building leased to Big Lots and Home Owners Bargain Outlet in Crest Hill, Ill.

November 18, 2013

Angela F. Braly, 52, has been named to the Lowe’s board of directors, with a term expiring at Lowe’s 2014 annual meeting of shareholders.

November 11, 2013

Women account for 18.4% of directors serving on the boards of the world's largest retail and consumer products companies globally, according to the latest Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) report on Women Board Directors of Top Retail and Consumer Products Companies Globally.

November 11, 2013

Retro Fitness and Chipotle have signed long-term leases at West Orange Plaza in West Orange, N.J., according to Levin Management, which represented the landlord in the transaction.

October 2, 2013

SRS Real Estate Partners www.srsre.com has opened the doors to a new office in Birmingham, Ala.

September 24, 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the appointment of Justin Greider to its Florida retail leasing business.

September 24, 2013

VeriFone Systems, a leading global secure electronic payments provider, named Paul Galant as CEO and elected him to its board of directors, effective Oct. 1.

September 20, 2013

Divaris Real Estate has renewed two retail leases totaling more than 9,500 sq. ft. in Richmond, Va.

September 20, 2013

Kohl’s Department Store has signed a long-term renewal at The Crossings in Newington, N.H., according to KeyPoint Partners, the firm that manages and leases the center.

August 7, 2013

Office Depot sent its shareholders a letter this morning urging them to vote for its 10 nominees for the board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting on Aug. 21.

August 5, 2013

During July, SRS Real Estate Partners www.srsre.com executed a host of transactions in major cities across the country:

July 11, 2013

A report by the Boston Globe revealed that the fate of Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas lies in the hands of the grocery chain’s board of directors, as members are posted to fire Demoulas at a meeting of the board next week.

June 27, 2013

Madewell, a J. Crew concept, has signed its first lease in Center City Philadelphia, according to broker Fameco Real Estate.

June 27, 2013

Shop.org, the digital retail division of the National Retail Federation (NRF), named six new members to its board of directors and also reappointed three existing members.

June 27, 2013

George Zimmer, the founder and executive chairman of Men’s Wearhouse who was stripped of his executive chairman title last week and has been engaging in a war of words with the retailer ever since, continued his verbal battle in an open letter released on June 26.

June 25, 2013

In another twist to the ongoing Men’s Wearhouse-George Zimmer saga, Reuters reports that Men’s Wearhouse founder and former executive chairman Zimmer is contemplating trying to recapture his position as executive chairman through such means as a buyout attempt with private equity backing or rallying the support of shareholders.

June 21, 2013

Shareholders of Dollar Tree re-elected 11 members of the board of directors at the company’s annual meeting on June 20.

June 19, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. has been given approval by the bankruptcy court to seek bids from liquidators to run going-out-of-business sales at eight underperforming stores and potentially another 22.

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