Georgia Lee

Economic conditions in Florida are among the worst.

Financial

Economic Vise Tightens in Southeast

Retailers hit hard in Atlanta, Miami.

clock February 10, 2009Georgia Lee

Inside Fab’rik.

Retail

Southeast Retailers Adopt New Strategies

Afflicted by recession and consumer behavior ranging from frenzied to dismal, Southeast retailers are scrambling to stay afloat.

clock January 22, 2009Elizabeth Thurman and Georgia Lee

Shoppers outside Macy’s Herald Square.

Retail

The Grinch Comes Back: Shoppers Pack Stores, but Few Are Buying

Retailers are back in a selling funk.

clock December 9, 2008David Moin and Rusty Williamson and Holly Haber and Sharon Edelson and Georgia Lee and Jean E. Palmieri and Julee Greenberg and Anne Riley-Katz

A Ross store.

Retail

Value-Oriented Chains See Opportunity Amid Recession

Some discount retailers see opportunity in the toxic stew of negative economic factors.

clock December 9, 2008Georgia Lee and Elizabeth Thurman

Financial

Buckhead Luxury Project in Atlanta Pushed Back

Streets of Buckhead has postponed opening its first phase of retail from fall 2009 until March 2010.

clock November 26, 2008Georgia Lee

The dinner tent at the Weisigers'.

People

North Carolina Boutique Hosts a Weekend Extravaganza

To honor her store’s 10th anniversary, Capitol owner Laura Vinroot Poole flew in designers from around the world.

clock November 4, 2008Georgia Lee

On the runway in Atlanta, look from Genux.

Markets

Atlanta Buyers Cope With Economic Challenges

The mood at the spring market here reflected the downward slide of stocks, but there was some relief from retailers.

clock November 4, 2008Elizabeth Thurman and Georgia Lee

Neimanmarcus.com’s home page.

Retail

Neiman Marcus and Belk Spruce Up Web Sites

New sites aim for more compelling visuals, shopper convenience.

clock October 30, 2008Rusty Williamson and Georgia Lee

A rendering of the Echelon in Las Vegas, which is on hold.

Financial

Developers, Retailers Feel the Pain

Projects are being scaled back, delayed and abandoned.

clock October 13, 2008Sharon Edelson and Georgia Lee

Financial

Economy Compels Southeast Developers to Pull Back

ICSC conference focuses on market turmoil.

clock October 7, 2008Georgia Lee

Financial

Southeast Retailers Cope With Gas Shortages After Hurricane Ike

John Heavener, president of the Georgia Retail Association, predicted that sales at department and specialty stores could suffer steep drops.

clock September 29, 2008Georgia Lee and Elizabeth Thurman

Renovators are bringing new shops to the airport.

Retail

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport’s Retail Makeover

New luxury shops, from Bulgari to Brooks Brothers and Salvatore Ferragamo and Zegna, slated for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

clock September 25, 2008Georgia Lee

Traffic in Atlanta

Retail

Mixed Use Town Centers Replace Traditional Malls

In Atlanta, mixed-use town centers like Perimeter Mall and Lenox Square provide shopping, entertainment and dining.

clock September 25, 2008Georgia Lee

Retail

Stores Struggle in Wake of Hurricane Ike

Power outages and widespread damage affect recovery.

clock September 16, 2008Holly Haber and Rusty Williamson and Georgia Lee

Looks from Alabama Denim.

Denim

A New Project for Chanin

Natalie Chanin, designer of high-end ready-to-wear label Alabama Chanin, has a new project: Alabama Denim.

clock September 11, 2008Georgia Lee

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