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Moisture barriers act as effective moisture mitigation solution
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Moisture barriers act as effective moisture mitigation solution

In the last few years, the brick-and-mortar retail landscape has changed drastically. To keep up with online shopping and the ever-changing desires...

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Liverpool Los Angeles to test a retail shop in Kansas City
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Liverpool Los Angeles to test a retail shop in Kansas City

A casual clothing brand that sells its jeans and tops online and at more than 1,200 specialty apparel shops is tiptoeing into retail with a pop-up...

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Canadian discounter takes off with mobile loyalty program
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Canadian discounter takes off with mobile loyalty program

Giant Tiger Stores Limited is expanding its GT VIP mobile loyalty offering to stores in Ontario. The Ottawa-based discount retailer, which operates...

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Another first for Selfridges as prepares to open in-store cinema
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Another first for Selfridges as prepares to open in-store cinema

Selfridges continues to push the envelope of department-store retailing in its effort to attract and engage shoppers. The U. K. retailer plans to...

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CVS offers ‘buy online, print in store’
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CVS offers ‘buy online, print in store’

CVS sees sales potential in selfies. The drugstore chain is leveraging technology from Kodak Moments, a provider of photo products and services, to...

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Forever 21 denies it is filing for bankruptcy
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Forever 21 denies it is filing for bankruptcy

Forever 21 Inc. says it is not filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this weekend. The former high-flying teen fast-fashion retailer denied a...

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Neighborhood Goods expanding; raises $11 million in funding
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Neighborhood Goods expanding; raises $11 million in funding

Neighborhood Goods is expanding its department store of the future concept. The retail start-up will open its third location, in a new mixed-use...

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RH tops Q2 estimates; to accelerate expansion
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RH tops Q2 estimates; to accelerate expansion

The retailer formerly known as Restoration Hardware beat expectations for its second quarter as its expressed confidence in a strategy that is...

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GameStop misses on big loss; to close 180-200 stores globally with more to come
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GameStop misses on big loss; to close 180-200 stores globally with more to come

GameStop Corp.'s second-quarter earnings and sales missed Street expectations as it continues to struggle with the shift in game buying to online...

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J.C. Penney to open in-store shops for men’s outdoor apparel
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J.C. Penney to open in-store shops for men’s outdoor apparel

J. C. Penney is hoping to attract customers who live - or inspire to live - an outdoor lifestyle. The retailer will open in-store outdoor shops for...

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Is it the City of Brotherly Love, or the City of Brewpubs?
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Is it the City of Brotherly Love, or the City of Brewpubs?

Retail has evolved in recent years to put a greater emphasis on restaurants, entertainment venues and other uses that focus on shoppers'...

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Tractor Supply hits a store milestone
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Tractor Supply hits a store milestone

Tractor Supply Company's expansion remains on track. The rural lifestyle retailer has opened its 1,800 store, in Berkshire Township (Sunbury), Ohio...

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Nominations Open: CSA’s Top Women in Retail Tech
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Nominations Open: CSA’s Top Women in Retail Tech

Help Chain Store Age recognize the women helping to transform the retail industry through technology. CSA is now accepting nominations for its...

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Dollar General in new expansion
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Dollar General in new expansion

Dollar General's retail footprint is getting closer to encompassing all 50 states. The discounter announced that it is currently building new...

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Fred’s to liquidate; closing all stores in 60 days
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Fred’s to liquidate; closing all stores in 60 days

Fred's efforts to restructure and turnaround its business have failed. The Memphis-based discount retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

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CSA Exclusive: BevMo! streamlines store communications
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CSA Exclusive: BevMo! streamlines store communications

The leading West Coast liquor retailer is enhancing customer experience with a back-end solution. BevMo!, which operates nearly 170 stores in...

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The Future of Retail Metrics: Traditional benchmarks no longer give full picture
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The Future of Retail Metrics: Traditional benchmarks no longer give full picture

The retail industry at times seems to revolve entirely around the release of annual and quarterly reports. That's for good reason: These reports...

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First Look: Nordstrom’s store strategy goes ‘local’ in New York
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First Look: Nordstrom’s store strategy goes ‘local’ in New York

Nordstrom's inventory-free, service-driven and small-sized retail format has made its Big Apple debut. The department store retailer has opened a 1...

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Outdoor Voices hears call of RFID
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Outdoor Voices hears call of RFID

The digitally native women's activewear brand is supporting seamless retailing with enhanced inventory management. Outdoor Voices is deploying the...

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Michaels’ holiday hires nearly flat with last year
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Michaels’ holiday hires nearly flat with last year

The Michaels Companies has come out of the gate early with its holiday hiring plans. The arts-and-crafts retailer said it will hire approximately...

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Bed Bath & Beyond to refresh 160 stores in time for holiday; to announce new CEO soon
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Bed Bath & Beyond to refresh 160 stores in time for holiday; to announce new CEO soon

Bed Bath & Beyond detailed several short- and long-term initiatives as part of ongoing efforts to transform its namesake brand. In a letter to...

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Boston Barricade executive passes away
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Boston Barricade executive passes away

James Pagano ("Jim"), executive VP of Boston Barricade Company, died on August 12, 2019, surrounded by his family in Burnsville, North Carolina. He...

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5Qs for Mark Bryan on the future of store design
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5Qs for Mark Bryan on the future of store design

Named one of the top 300 architecture firms in the nation by Architectural Record for 2018, Columbus-based M+A Architects performed the open and...

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Conn’s expanding in new market
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Conn’s expanding in new market

Conn's is bringing its HomePlus format to the Birmingham, Alabama, market. The specialty retailer of furniture, mattresses, home appliances and...

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First Look: Puma opens massive brand flagship
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First Look: Puma opens massive brand flagship

The race is on: Puma opened its first-ever North American flagship, at 609 Fifth Avenue in New York City. The technology-infused, two-level 18,000...

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Check out Wayfair’s first permanent store
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Check out Wayfair’s first permanent store

Wayfair continues its foray into brick-and-mortar with the opening of its first permanent, full-price store. The new store, located on the first...

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Forever 21 reportedly considering filing for bankruptcy
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Forever 21 reportedly considering filing for bankruptcy

Forever 21 may have run out of options to restructure its debt. The formerly high-flying fast-fashion chain is weighing filing for Chapter 11...

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Dollar Tree’s Q2 sales beat Street; ups Family Dollar store renovations
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Dollar Tree’s Q2 sales beat Street; ups Family Dollar store renovations

Dollar Tree Inc. reported revenue and comp-sales that beat analysts' estimates as the turnaround of its Family Dollar business continued to gain...

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Five Below on track to open 150 stores in 2019
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Five Below on track to open 150 stores in 2019

Five Below reported continued aggressive expansion in its second quarter along with earnings that just beat Street expectations as sales fell short...

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Lord & Taylor sold
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Lord & Taylor sold

The nation's oldest department store company is being acquired by an apparel rental service that was founded some seven years ago. Hudson's Bay...

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