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Giant Food Stores sets opening date for new store concept
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Giant Food Stores sets opening date for new store concept

Giant Food Stores is going urban — and smaller. The 95-year-old supermarket company will debut its new grocery store format, called Giant Heirloom...

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TechBytes: Three Retail Tech Trends to Watch at NRF
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TechBytes: Three Retail Tech Trends to Watch at NRF

The annual NRF Big Show starts this Sunday, and I’m excited. In one immersive and busy three-day stretch, the Big Show reveals everything that is...

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Study: How many holiday packages had a problem in 2018?
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Study: How many holiday packages had a problem in 2018?

Amazon’s aggressive acquisition strategy will continue through the next few years at least — and its next target could very well be Kohl’s Corp....

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Amazon’s top 11 moves in 2019—and beyond—could include bid for Kohl’s
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Amazon’s top 11 moves in 2019—and beyond—could include bid for Kohl’s

Amazon’s aggressive acquisition strategy will continue through the next few years at least — and its next target could very well be Kohl’s Corp....

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Regional discounter buys seven Toys 'R' Us locations
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Regional discounter buys seven Toys 'R' Us locations

London-based Alan Treadgold, retail strategy lead for PA Consulting, has an international clientele and is the co-author of the book Navigating the...

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5Qs for Alan Treadgold on retail’s road ahead
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5Qs for Alan Treadgold on retail’s road ahead

London-based Alan Treadgold, retail strategy lead for PA Consulting, has an international clientele and is the co-author of the book Navigating the...

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Study: Retail IT forecast looks cloudy
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Study: Retail IT forecast looks cloudy

A vast majority of retailers are interested in cloud computing, according to a new study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of SAP. The...

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J.C. Penney to close three stores as part of ongoing review
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J.C. Penney to close three stores as part of ongoing review

Retailers want to inspire customers to make a sale, and this starts with a seemingly simple first step – getting people in the door. Curb appeal...

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Beauty retailer files Chapter 11; plans sale
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Beauty retailer files Chapter 11; plans sale

Reports of Sears headed to liquidation suggest that the much-storied retailer is now at the end of its long road to collapse. Its recent journey to...

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Hrvatin named leasing VP at NRDC
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Hrvatin named leasing VP at NRDC

National Realty & Development Corp. has announced the promotion of Nick Hrvatin to VP of leasing. Hrvatin joined NRDC in 2014 and has been...

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Analysis: Sears to serve as case study of ‘how not to run a retail operation’
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Analysis: Sears to serve as case study of ‘how not to run a retail operation’

Reports of Sears headed to liquidation suggest that the much-storied retailer is now at the end of its long road to collapse. Its recent journey to...

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Rethinking—and Mastering—Curb Appeal
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Rethinking—and Mastering—Curb Appeal

Retailers want to inspire customers to make a sale, and this starts with a seemingly simple first step – getting people in the door. Curb appeal...

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Former McDonald’s exec to head up digital at Ahold
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Former McDonald’s exec to head up digital at Ahold

The door in the corner office swings fast in the retail industry as companies tap new leaders to steer their ships in today’s disrupted marketplace...

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Survey: Retailers employ tech to avoid ‘one and done’ shoppers
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Survey: Retailers employ tech to avoid ‘one and done’ shoppers

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Return customers are the lifeblood...

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RaceTrac sets course for allocation efficiency
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RaceTrac sets course for allocation efficiency

Kroger has plans to further monetize the new store system. Kroger and Microsoft intend to eventually develop a RaaS solution based on the pilot...

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Old Office Depot HQ to be site of mixed-use project
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Old Office Depot HQ to be site of mixed-use project

Uber Capital has provided commercial real estate loans in excess of $300 million since its founding in 2016 by real estate investor Joel Gorjian....

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Stores were tops for procrastinating, post-holiday shoppers
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Stores were tops for procrastinating, post-holiday shoppers

While overall holiday traffic to brick-and-mortar stores was down, last-minute and post-Christmas shoppers boosted seasonal totals. Retail...

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Displaced Toys ‘R’ Us employees starting to receive severance
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Displaced Toys ‘R’ Us employees starting to receive severance

Retail industry employment in December increased by 37,600 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said Friday. Unemployment...

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Retail jobs up in December
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Retail jobs up in December

Retail industry employment in December increased by 37,600 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said Friday. Unemployment...

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Stop & Shop prepares for an acquisition
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Stop & Shop prepares for an acquisition

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display One of Ahold Delhaize USA Company’s...

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C-store sales end year on a high note, set tone for Q1 2019
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C-store sales end year on a high note, set tone for Q1 2019

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Strong sales in 2018 are keeping...

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Challenger Report: Job cuts on the rise
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Challenger Report: Job cuts on the rise

Retailers were busy adding jobs in 2018, but they also were cutting positions at the same time. Through December, retailers announced 98,563 cuts...

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Verizon: Consumers ring in New Year with e-commerce
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Verizon: Consumers ring in New Year with e-commerce

Even as Christmas passed and New Year’s Day approached, online shoppers stayed busy. According to the 2018 Holiday Retail Index by Verizon, average...

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TechBytes: Three ways mobile is transforming the store
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TechBytes: Three ways mobile is transforming the store

The brick-and-mortar store is not dead, but the traditional physical shopping experience is largely on its way out. A seamless physical shopping...

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Arkansas mall sold for $12 million
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Arkansas mall sold for $12 million

Ten department stores properties formerly owned by The Bon-Ton Stores are being put up for sale. Real estate advisory and brokerage firm A&G Realty...

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Call for Entries: 48th International Design Competition
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Call for Entries: 48th International Design Competition

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display The Retail Design Institute is...

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Five Below supports store growth plans with tech investment
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Five Below supports store growth plans with tech investment

Count teen and tween extreme value retailer Five Below as a believer in brick-and-mortar stores. Five Below has deployed a new in-store technology...

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Last of fee-owned Bon-Ton Stores to hit the selling block
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Last of fee-owned Bon-Ton Stores to hit the selling block

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Ten department stores properties...

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New CEOs to Watch
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New CEOs to Watch

The door in the corner office swings fast in the retail industry as companies tap new leaders to steer their ships in today’s disrupted marketplace...

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Sears’ Eddie Lampert offers second plan for bankrupt retailer
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Sears’ Eddie Lampert offers second plan for bankrupt retailer

The chairman of Sears Holdings Corp. has a bank-up plan for his company in case his $4.4 billion buyout offer is rejected. On Dec. 28, Transform...

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