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September 29, 2014

A federal judge has reportedly rejected an Aug. 29 settlement of a lawsuit over the pay received by co-CEO Michael Jeffries.

September 26, 2014

The concept of a shopping center as a place where people simply show up to make a few purchases and leave is becoming passé. Increasingly, developers are building mixed-use centers that include residential, office and entertainment components, which turn them more into a consumer home base and less of a functional destination. Add in amenities like town squares, public parks, community gardens and amphitheaters, and the “shopping center” becomes more of an all-around “center” of activity.

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September 25, 2014

Hhgregg has redeveloped a store in Columbus, Ohio, with a new store format.

September 25, 2014

Hhgregg has redeveloped a store in Columbus, Ohio, with a new store format.

September 19, 2014

The return of LeBron James and much-anticipated Republican National Convention are not the only good news items about Cleveland, Ohio, and the entire northeast part of the State, home to over 4 million people.

September 19, 2014

The return of LeBron James and much-anticipated Republican National Convention are not the only good news items about Cleveland, Ohio, and the entire northeast part of the State, home to over 4 million people.

September 16, 2014

Washington Prime Group announced Tuesday it will acquire shopping center REIT Glimcher Realty Trust in a deal worth $4.3 billion.

September 16, 2014

Washington Prime Group announced Tuesday it will acquire shopping center REIT Glimcher Realty Trust in a deal worth $4.3 billion.

September 4, 2014

August 2014 sales results indicate the 2014 back-to-school period had a significant boost to shopping activity.

September 4, 2014

Forward-thinking retailers are increasingly leveraging their brick-and-mortar locations to establish omnichannel models that meet the growing consumer demand for a more convenient, more cost-effective and more personalized shopping experience.

September 3, 2014

Chute Gerdeman, a global design consultancy, announced an expanded executive team, including the appointment of Brian Shafley as CEO.

September 3, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch has reportedly settled a shareholder lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Columbus, Ohio, regarding its pay of CEO Michael Jeffries, who has received more than $140 million in compensation since 2007.

September 2, 2014

1-800-Flowers.com Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire gourmet food and gift retailer Harry & David Holdings for $142.5 million in cash.

September 2, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Buttermilk Towne Center in Crescent Springs (Cincinnati MSA), Kentucky.

August 28, 2014

Fast-fashion competitors like H&M and Forever 21 and teens more interested in technology than clothing make these challenging times for Abercrombie & Fitch, whose second quarter revenue fell 5.8% to $890.6 million, missing Wall Street projections.

August 27, 2014

As supermarket tenants are challenged to meet the needs of an increasingly diversified and sophisticated consumer base, and given the significant trend toward consolidation, landlords are tasked with delivering top-notch grocery-anchored centers — with a diminishing number of anchors from which to choose.

August 20, 2014

L Brands on Wednesday reported that its second-quarter profit rose to $188.4 million, from $178.9 million last year.

August 13, 2014

Ascena Retail Group Inc. has opened its new 880,000-sq.-ft. shared services office complex and national distribution center in Pataskala, Ohio.

August 13, 2014

Glimcher Realty Trust announced that Scott Barrett has been appointed to the role of VP development – anchor leasing.

August 5, 2014

Shopper traffic declined 6% in July 2014 compared to the same month in 2013, due to real wage pressure, favorable summer weather, and a shift towards big-ticket item purchases, according to monthly benchmarks from in-store analytics provider Euclid.

July 30, 2014

The Kroger Co. Cincinnati/Dayton Division associates working at Kroger stores in metro and surrounding areas have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 75.

July 30, 2014

AVI Foodsystems and Cafaro Co. have teamed to bring Bob Evans Farms into the mall food court environment.

July 30, 2014

AVI Foodsystems and Cafaro Co. have teamed to bring Bob Evans Farms into the mall food court environment.

July 22, 2014

Michael Weiss, who started with Express when it was an eight-store operation, will retire as CEO of the 600 plus-store specialty apparel company when its fiscal year ends on January 30, 2015.