Store Planning / Construction / Facilities

09/19/2014 - 11:40am

Nordstrom on Friday opened its first store in Canada, at Chinook Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

09/18/2014 - 4:08pm

Lululemon Athletica signed leases to open two new stores in the Soho section of downtown Manhattan, including its first-ever freestanding store for men, The Real Deal reported.

09/18/2014 - 9:44am

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, the 1, 600-unit global franchise, has entered into a partnership with Meijer.

09/17/2014 - 4:16pm

Site and market challenges, underwriting challenges, and operational challenges are the key factors that hamper retail development in some lower-income communities, according to a report from the Urban Land Institute.

09/17/2014 - 4:10pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership announced that Raley’s Family of Fine Stores received a GreenChill 2013 Achievement Award for extraordinary leadership and initiative in achieving the Partnership’s mission to better protect the Earth’s ozone layer and reduce the impact on climate change through innovative refrigeration systems.

09/17/2014 - 10:21am

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will make its Michigan debut when it opens a store in downtown Birmingham, on Oct. 2.

09/17/2014 - 10:08am

Toys “R” Us and specialty retailer Claire’s have entered into a global partnership to open nearly 100 Claire’s in-store shops in Toys “R” Us locations across Europe, along with 12 U.S. locations, by year-end.

09/16/2014 - 4:09pm

Target plans to open its sixth TargetExpress store, in the South Park area of San Diego, in July 2015.

09/16/2014 - 10:14am

The Mills announced plans for a multimillion dollar renovation of Franklin Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the Philadelphia region.