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August 27, 2013

It could be a smaller-store footprint. Or a design makeover. Or a totally new format. But there comes a time when even the largest and most successful retailers need to freshen up or rethink their store identities. Here's a look at four brands that are trying on new looks.

October 15, 2012

Learn how Chico's FAS is staying ahead of the information evolution and providing personalized customer interactions at a Chain Store Age webinar on Thursday, Oct. 18 ( 2 p.m. ET, 11 a.m. PT).

May 18, 2012

Neiman Marcus took full advantage of its Northern California locale in the design of its store in Walnut Creek, Calif.

February 5, 2012

Chicago Sports Depot, a one-stop shopping destination for all things White Sox as well as other Chicago sports teams, offers consumers the ultimate in sports merchandising.

January 3, 2012

Global architecture and design firm Callison has acquired New York-based Barteluce Architects & Associates.

December 13, 2011

Chain Store Age invites design firms, architects, retailers and suppliers to submit entries for its 30th annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition.

August 23, 2011

It’s not easy keeping up with the comings and goings of retail executives these days. Every day seems to bring a change at -- or near -- the top. Hot-off-the-wire is the news that David Campisi, president and CEO of Sports Authority president and CEO, has suddenly resigned after just 17 months in the position. He will be replaced on an interim president by Darrell Webb, currently chairman and CEO of Jo-Ann Stores!

July 8, 2011

New York City -- Target Corp. has won approval to put its signature red logo on one of Chicago's most famous buildings. The Permit Review Committee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Thursday approved the chain’s request to allow its bull's eye to be placed on its new store planned for downtown Chicago.

June 20, 2011

Blain’s Farm & Fleet knows all too well the misconception about conventional construction versus construction with a metal building system. In fact, the chain’s director of engineering, Neal VanLoo, recently was challenged by an architect when building a new store.


“The architect was against using a metal building system because he thought the design would be a square, fixed-dimension tin box,” VanLoo said. “We had to sit down and review the plans with him in order for him to realize the benefits of a metal building system.”


February 15, 2011

Target Corp. said Tuesday it will open a small-format store in an historic Chicago building constructed in 1899 to house a department store.

February 2, 2011

Gap announced a series of changes to help revive its struggling namesake division, which hasn't posted a gain on an annual basis since 2004.

January 19, 2011

Denny’s Corp. has chosen LED lights from Cree as the preferred lighting standard for all its new and remodeled stores across the United States.

January 4, 2011

Planning, architecture, graphics and design firm Development Design Group said Monday it has been awarded the position of planner and design architect for the retail centerpiece of the landmark Tianjin City Culture Center Development, soon to become the largest mall in China.

December 8, 2010

Callison has teamed with parent companies Abercrombie & Fitch and Urban Outfitters to internationally expand the Hollister Co./Gilly Hicks and Urban Outfitters/Anthropologie brands, respectively.

December 3, 2010

Looking for a hit list of the hottest new stores around the globe? Check out the 10 contenders

November 22, 2010

Anne Fontaine has opened a store at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif. The 1,510 –sq.-ft. shop is based on the company’s New York flagship designed by architect Andree Putman.

November 13, 2010

Steuart Investment Co. said that Giant Food has signed a lease to anchor a mixed-use project slated for development in Washington, D.C.

October 5, 2010

Hennes & Mauritz has opened a flagship on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris....

March 4, 2008

Perkowitz+Ruth Architects has named Joseph Serruya director ....

October 7, 2007

Atlanta–based Storefloors has...

September 30, 2007

Word on the retail streets is that the shopping center industry is lagging behind the...

August 30, 2007

It’s been 17 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law....

July 30, 2007

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May 31, 2007

Upscale California grocer Bristol Farms believes in creating singular shopping experiences that evoke the local...

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