Content about Southern United States

February 4, 2014

Five Below will enter the state of Tennessee, with plans to open up to five new stores in the market by spring of this year.

January 28, 2014

Brookshire Grocery Company has deployed the cloud-based Retail 20/20 exception reporting solution from Agilence, Inc. to reduce shrink and improve in-store operations.

December 12, 2013

A 75,000-sq.-ft. Belk will anchor the Juban Crossing lifestyle center in Livingston Parish, La., in the fall of 2014.

November 12, 2013

Food Lion announced that it has made significant investments in 169 stores in North Carolina and South Carolina and created 500 new jobs.

October 25, 2013

The Altman Companies has closed on 10 acres in the Westchase area of Tampa, Fla., with close proximity to downtown and Clearwater.

October 3, 2013

West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, will open a store in Birmingham, Ala., on Thursday, Oct. 10.

September 24, 2013

Academy Sports + Outdoors will open its first Memphis-area store on Sept. 27, in Collierville, Tenn.

August 28, 2013

Bayer Properties has announced that it will develop a third member of its signature Summit property brand: The Summit Lexington, a mixed-use shopping destination located in the Lexington, Kentucky’s retail hub.

August 21, 2013

Domino’ Pizza franchise operator in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, RPM Pizza, has debuted a new Domino’s store design on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

July 8, 2013

Belle Foods plans to close 13 stores by Aug. 3, including six in Alabama, according to a report by the Birmingham Business Journal.

May 23, 2013

A Reuters report citing unnamed sources said that Belgian grocer Delhaize is looking to sell its U.S.-based Sweetbay and Harveys units as the Food Lion parent looks to ramp up cost-cutting efforts here.

May 9, 2013

Officials in Baton Rouge have approved more than $7 million in incentives to bring a Costco store to the Louisiana city, the Associated Press reported.

May 6, 2013

Divaris Real Estate has announced the completion of several leases for retail space in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Richmond, Va.

May 2, 2013

Global supermarket operator Delhaize Group, whose U.S. divisions include Food Lion and Hannaford Bros., has named Maura Smith as executive VP, general counsel and general secretary.

May 1, 2013

Golfsmith International is opening its first South Carolina store, in the state capital of Columbia, with a grand opening celebration on May 3 to May 5.

April 8, 2013

Wal-Mart said it will open two additional college campus locations, nearly two years after make its university debut at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

March 20, 2013

Delhaize's Food Lion, Harveys and Reid's chains have earned their 12th consecutive Energy Star award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

January 10, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Arkansas governor Mike Beebe announced Thursday that Wal-Mart will join an Arkansas program intended to change the way that private insurers and Medicaid pay for services.

December 7, 2012

Cathy Green Burns, president of Food Lion, has left the company and is being succeeded by Beth Newlands Campbell as part of a major organizational shakeup at Delhaize America, according to published reports.

August 14, 2012

7-Eleven said Tuesday it will acquire the retail and wholesale assets of San Antonio-based TETCO, which includes company-operated convenience stores in Utah and the Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio areas of Texas.

March 28, 2012

Grocery chain Food Lion, a subsidiary of Delhaize America, said that it has rolled out a previously announced new brand strategy to 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.

February 16, 2012

Cleveland-based Forest City Enterprises announced that four new upscale women’s retailers have joined the company’s Charleston Town Center property, located in Charleston, W.Va.

January 9, 2012

Food Lion announced it has selected Boston-based Mullen as its advertising agency of record.

December 6, 2011

Ikea announced plans to install solar energy panels on 10 additional United States locations, its entire presence in the Southern United States.

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