Real Estate

Sears is selling four Sears stores, and 4 adjacent Sears Auto Center locations.

Real Estate

Washington Prime, Sears Holdings Agree to Sale-Leaseback

The $28.5M transaction is for four Sears locations, which also have adjacent Sears Auto Centers.

clock March 12, 2018Vicki M. Young

Real Estate

Thor Urbana Sets New Malls in Mexico

Thor Urbana’s developments include malls in Tijuana and in the beach resort town of Riviera Nayarit.

clock February 20, 2018Ivan Castano

Shoppers at Aventura shopping mall in Miami.

Business Features

Think Tank: Taking the Temperature of Retail in 2018

Lauren Leach, director at Conway MacKenzie, shares her insights on the state of retail.

clock February 9, 2018Lauren Leach

A rendering of City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, Calif.


Maggie Rizer to Try Retail With M Concept at City Center Bishop Ranch

The model’s multibrand boutique adds to Sunset Development Co.’s plans for a tailored retail and restaurant experience in the East Bay.

clock February 7, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Consumers shopping at a mall.

Real Estate

As Real Estate Market Evolves, Knowing the Needs of Retailers Is Key

Experts say market demands are shifting, and landlords should meet the needs of retailers.

clock February 1, 2018Lauren Olsen

Outside a Bon-Ton location.

Real Estate

Bon-Ton Discloses Sites of 42 Stores to Be Closed

Including those disclosed earlier, a total of 47 stores are slated to be closed in 2018.

clock January 31, 2018Vicki M. Young



What Shopping Centers Could Look Like in 2030

Mall operators and developers could have a bright future provided they successfully evolve the shopping mall format.

clock January 30, 2018Vicki M. Young

Zara store in Westfield, Stratford City, East London.Shops at Westfield, Stratford, London - 10 Nov 2017


Zara Set to Close First NYC Flagship

The owner of the building located at a prime New York address is not happy.

clock January 26, 2018Kali Hays

Wall Street analysts expect fewer store closures this year.


Still January and 352 Stores Already Slated to Close

Moody’s doesn’t expect department stores to accelerate their store closure rate in 2018.

clock January 24, 2018Vicki M. Young

The different conceptualized fitness hubs from Gensler.

Real Estate

Reebok Wants to Start Conversations About Gas Stations

The firm worked with Gensler to develop three concepts for the “gym of the future.”

clock January 19, 2018Vicki M. Young

The planned outside facade for the Shanghai flagship.


Galeries Lafayette to Open Shanghai Flagship Later This Year

The company’s goal is to open a dozen stores by 2025 in the six largest cities in China.

clock January 16, 2018Vicki M. Young


Real Estate

Silicon Valley of the East, North and South

Tech companies serving the fashion apparel and retail markets are gravitating to new hotbeds.

clock January 11, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

The Lands' End squall jacket.


Lands’ End Has Five-Year Plan for Sales and Store Growth

The American casual brand is looking to open 40 to 50 stores over five years, and grow sales to between $1.8 billion to $2 billion in the same period.

clock January 8, 2018Vicki M. Young

Ascena is putting together a plan to expand its Cacique plus-size intimates business.


Ascena CEO Eyeing Opportunities for Growth

The Cacique plus-size intimates line, cited as a top-performer, has multiple growth opportunities.

clock January 8, 2018Vicki M. Young

Off-pricers are bucking the trend by opening stores, even though fewer than in years past.


Retailers Expected to Close Fewer Stores in 2018

Off-pricers are forecasted to grow their square footage by 3.7 percent in 2018.

clock January 5, 2018Vicki M. Young

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The scene at the Frick.


Fashion at the Frick: The Museum Hosts Annual Young Fellows Ball

clock 16hAndrew Nodell

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