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July 15, 2014

Welcome to CSA First Look, a showcase for new stores and formats. This inaugural edition spotlights the first physical store of hot Internet start-up Birchbox, the 800,000 members and growing beauty subscription company.

Welcome to CSA First Look, a showcase for new stores and formats. This inaugural edition spotlights the first physical store of  hot Internet start-up Birchbox, the 800,000 members and growing beauty subscription company. Located in Manhattan's SoHo, the  duplex-styled, 4,500-sq.-ft. store combines the hottest new products with beauty services and weekly make-up classes. Similar to the Birchbox website, the store puts a big emphasis on expert advice and reader reviews, offered via the touchcreens and iPads located throughout the space.  

February 1, 2013

Walgreens promoted Joseph Magnacca to EVP from SVP, effective immediately.

Deerfield, Ill. — Walgreens on Friday promoted Joseph Magnacca to EVP from SVP, effective immediately. Magnacca also retains his title as president of daily living products and solutions.

January 8, 2013

The deadline for Chain Store Age's 31st annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition is Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

New York -- The deadline for Chain Store Age's 31st annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition is Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Entries may be submitted electronically (click here for entry form).

If you need a couple of extra days, please contact Chain Store Age editor Marianne Wilson at mwilson@lf.com.

November 21, 2012

Walgreens unveiled its newest Chicago flagship, in the historic Noel State Bank building in the city’s Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood.

Deerfield, Ill.  -- Walgreens unveiled its newest Chicago flagship, in the historic Noel State Bank building in the city’s Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood (click here to see photos). This is the chain’s second flagship in Chicago and, like its downtown State and Randolph flagship location, features an extensive collection of innovative offerings, products and services unexpected from a drugstore.

August 15, 2012

I’ve written before about the ongoing trend of some of the biggest names in retail downsizing. Now I’m seeing how brands like Target, Wal-Mart and Office Depot are rolling out smaller new store formats in urban environments, and it has me thinking about how this downsizing phenomenon might be even more important than many people realize.

August 3, 2012

Receive industry recognition for new store and renovation projects! The 32nd annual Chain Store Age Retail Store of the Year Awards will celebrate the best in retail and restaurant design. There are more than 20 categories, including supermarkets, department stores, discount/mass merchant, quick serve dining, pop-up stores, soft lines, hard lines, in-store shops, showrooms. and restaurants.

June 7, 2010

CVS Caremark has said it will double the size of its food sections in 3,000...