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05/27/2014 - 9:43am

I indulged in a shopping center grand opening on May 22 – and I’m glad I did.

02/25/2014 - 12:33pm

If you can’t beat them …. Four major mall owners – Westfield, Simon, GGP and Macerich – have pitched in $4.5 million to help fund a delivery start-up business that promises same-day purchases delivery to mall shoppers.

02/11/2014 - 6:02pm

Toward the end of January, the Wall Street Journal reported that Wal-Mart has given itself two years to match the online service and delivery speed of Amazon.com.

11/21/2013 - 5:16pm

Chain Store Age posted a story about Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital opening a new 70,000-sq.-ft. retail store and restaurant development in the hospital and across the campus.

09/09/2013 - 11:11am

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust is repositioning its Moorestown Mall in suburban Moorestown, N.J., by bringing in tenants associated with urban life.

08/28/2013 - 2:25pm

The New York press has been all abuzz over the latest news about Nordstrom’s new Manhattan digs – that the West 57th Street space is officially Nordstrom’s.

08/16/2013 - 9:59am

I think it’s exciting to watch retail going back downtown.

07/01/2013 - 9:53am

For years, doomsayers have been predicting the end of brick-and-mortar shopping in favor of the more convenient – albeit two-dimensional – online store experience.

06/10/2013 - 4:35pm

Hordes of spend-happy young Mexican shoppers are successfully attracting specialty apparel retailers from the U.S. and Europe – and, as mentioned in a recent report by Wall Street Journal, Walmart is feeling the pain.

01/23/2013 - 4:09pm

A new research report by The NPD Group unveiled information I already knew: the restaurant space is growing by leaps and bounds. In fact, the total restaurant count in the U.S. increased by 4,442 units over last year, according to NPD’s recent restaurant census Fall 2012 ReCount.