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News and analysis on new brick-and-mortar concepts, store design, construction and facilities management.

Lidl to install hospital grade air filters in all U.S. stores by yearend

Lidl US is upgrading its ventilation system to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Nordstrom holiday plans include indoor Christmas tree lots and L.L. Bean tie-in

Nordstrom has entered into a partnership with a company known for its meticulously designed, realistic-looking artificial Christmas Trees.

P.F. Chang’s is expanding its new format dedicated exclusively to take-out customers.

Two shopping centers in California and one in New Jersey now rank among the country’s most environmentally-conscious retail destinations.

Target Corp. is reportedly expanding its presence on New York’s Long Island.

Sam's Club curbside pickup

Some retailers have adapted to the need to reimagine the customer shopping experience better than others. 

Dollar General is launching a new retail concept aimed at a more upscale shopper than its namesake stores but one that is just as appreciative of a bargain.

REI Co-op is doubling down on its used gear buyback commitment.

Meijer has opened its third neighborhood market.

Winn-Dixie is expanding its store footprint in its home state.

Walmart is revamping Black Friday for the age of COVID-19.

Tropical Smoothie Café continues to expand amid strong results for its third quarter. 

Williams-Sonoma will be offering some new services this holiday season as it looks to protect the health and safety of its store employees and customers.

Macy’s is looking to use its physical assets to help with the surge in online shopping.

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