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Report: Amazon to debut new grocery store format in L.A.
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Report: Amazon to debut new grocery store format in L.A.

Amazon is diving deeper into brick-and-mortar with a report that has selected a California site for its new grocery store concept. The e-tail giant...

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Inland hires broker to re-curate suburban Baltimore center
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Inland hires broker to re-curate suburban Baltimore center

Inland Property Management, the Oak Brook, Ill., company that is one of the most aggressive acquirers of real estate space in the nation, has hired...

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CSA Exclusive: Resale retail giant ThredUp gains insight into unique items with AI
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CSA Exclusive: Resale retail giant ThredUp gains insight into unique items with AI

A popular omnichannel resale retailer is identifying "one-of-a-kind" product attributes - at scale. ThredUp, a digitally native apparel resale...

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Digitally native Adore Me expands store footprint
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Digitally native Adore Me expands store footprint

Adore Me has gone big in Tennessee. The direct-to-consumer lingerie startup opened its sixth store to date, at Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga,...

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Exclusive Q&A: Lamps Plus sheds light on importance of POS
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Exclusive Q&A: Lamps Plus sheds light on importance of POS

Specialty lighting retailer Lamps Plus relies on an upgraded POS system to improve the store experience for customers and employees. Chain Store...

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Mall of America wades into traffic counting
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Mall of America wades into traffic counting

The ShopperTrak solution measures mall shopping center traffic patterns, delivering mall owners and retail property managers the reliable data to...

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J.Jill debuts latest store design
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J.Jill debuts latest store design

J. Jill is showing off a new look at its just-opened at Copley Place, in Boston. The store marks J.Jill's updated store design. The storefront is...

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Sears to close 96 more stores; gets cash lifeline
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Sears to close 96 more stores; gets cash lifeline

The parent company of Sears and Kmart is lowering the boom - again. Transformco will close another 96 Sears and Kmart stores, leaving the Sears...

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Liquidation sales to begin 'soon' at all Barneys’ stores
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Liquidation sales to begin 'soon' at all Barneys’ stores

Barneys New York has begun its final wind down. Great American Group, a B. Riley Financial company, and Tiger Capital Group said that store-closing...

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Starbucks mobile-only NYC store opens Nov. 5
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Starbucks mobile-only NYC store opens Nov. 5

Members of the Starbucks loyalty program will soon have streamlined access to their orders in a familiar New York City landmark. On Tuesday, Nov. 5...

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Amazon introduces education initiative for smaller sellers
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Amazon introduces education initiative for smaller sellers

School is in session for independent businesses trying to grow sales on Amazon. Amazon is launching Amazon Small Business Academy, a U. S....

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J.C. Penney unveils new store model — complete with fitness classes
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J.C. Penney unveils new store model — complete with fitness classes

Built around data and insights learned from more than a year of customer research, the "brand-defining" store is experiential at its core, and a...

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Done Deal: Barneys sold to Authentic Brands Group; NYC flagship to evolve to pop-up
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Done Deal: Barneys sold to Authentic Brands Group; NYC flagship to evolve to pop-up

There was no last-minute white knight for beleaguered luxury retailer Barneys New York. Authentic Brands Group announced it has completed the...

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AccuWeather: Holiday weather outlook looks good for retailers
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AccuWeather: Holiday weather outlook looks good for retailers

The weather is not expected to play all that big a role in holiday sales this year. That's according to a forecast by AccuWeather, whose...

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b8ta secures new funding as it keeps expanding its offerings
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b8ta secures new funding as it keeps expanding its offerings

The company, best known for its tech stores and "retail-as-a-service" concept that allows brands to easily access brick-and-mortar, closed $50...

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Google wants larger slice of holiday e-commerce pie
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Google wants larger slice of holiday e-commerce pie

Google is offering retailers new promotional and sales capabilities in time for the holidays. The online giant is introducing a number new features...

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Allbirds adding more stores in 2020
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Allbirds adding more stores in 2020

A cult-fave, eco-friendly online sneaker brand is expanding offline. Allbirds will open 20 stores next year, with many of them in the U. S., the...

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Exclusive Q&A: Aetrex Worldwide takes footwear scanning to new level with True Fit
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Exclusive Q&A: Aetrex Worldwide takes footwear scanning to new level with True Fit

A comfort footwear and orthotics brand wants your shoes to fit perfectly, regardless of where you buy them. Chain Store Age recently spoke with...

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CGP forecast has high hopes for  holiday sales — but not for all sectors
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CGP forecast has high hopes for  holiday sales — but not for all sectors

Tariffs will not put a damper on holiday spending. That's according to Customer Growth Partner's 18th Annual Holiday forecast, which predicts that...

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Primark to expand U.S. store footprint
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Primark to expand U.S. store footprint

Fashion retailer Primark is adding a high-profile location to its fledgling U. S. portfolio. The value-focused brand has signed a lease to open a...

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Starbucks investing $10 million to boost small business in Chicago
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Starbucks investing $10 million to boost small business in Chicago

Starbucks Coffee Company is hoping to spur economic development and entrepreneurship in Chicago's underserved neighborhoods. Weeks before the...

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The Body Shop goes even greener with new concept store
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The Body Shop goes even greener with new concept store

The Body Shop has revamped one of its busiest flagship locations to a new format that harkens back to its pioneering eco-friendly roots and...

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Exclusive Q&A: Fast-growing mattress brand springs to success in DTC retail
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Exclusive Q&A: Fast-growing mattress brand springs to success in DTC retail

A memory foam bed-in-a-box mattress brand designed for every kind of sleeper has found success by designing superior products based on customer...

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Yonkers town center signs five new tenants
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Yonkers town center signs five new tenants

Since opening in 2011, Ridge Hill in Yonkers has been the center of activity in New York's fourth largest city, and it is now expanding its...

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Check out H&M’s new small — and local — tech-enhanced store format
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Check out H&M’s new small — and local — tech-enhanced store format

H&M's new flagship in Berlin offers more than clothes. The Swedish fast-fashion giant opened its first "hyper-local" flagship in Berlin, in the...

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First Look: Highlights of Nordstrom’s long-awaited NYC flagship
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First Look: Highlights of Nordstrom’s long-awaited NYC flagship

Nordstrom is betting big in one of its biggest markets, with the largest single-project investment in the brand's storied history. The upscale...

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High street rents decline in New York City
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High street rents decline in New York City

For upwardly mobile brands desiring a showcase on Broadway in SoHo or on Madison Avenue in New York, now's the time to grab a space. Rent decreases...

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NRF: Online, department stores, discounters most popular for holiday shopping
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NRF: Online, department stores, discounters most popular for holiday shopping

Holiday shoppers plan to spread their shopping across multiple channels and types of stores. That's according to the annual survey by the National...

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Duluth Trading to open new concept store
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Duluth Trading to open new concept store

Duluth Trading Co. is holding on to its irreverent style as it continues to expand. The men's and women's casual clothing and workwear brand will...

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Adidas re-imagines retail with digitally-inspired store focused on service
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Adidas re-imagines retail with digitally-inspired store focused on service

Adidas has opened a store that combines an array of digital innovations with a strong emphasis on service and brand immersion. The new Adidas...

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