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May 13, 2013

A landmark project in Boston’s Downtown Crossing has launched leasing.

Boston -- A landmark project in Boston’s Downtown Crossing has launched leasing. Millennium Partners has appointed Cushman & Wakefield as the exclusive retail leasing agent for its Millennium Tower/Burnham Building project, which is the site of the former Filene’s Department Store and consists of the landmark 1912 Burnham Building and a contemporary, mixed-use tower that will rise 625 ft. into the Boston skyline.  

January 22, 2013

Tuesday Morning Corp. announced the appointment of John C. Rossler as executive VP, COO, effective immediately.

Dallas -- Tuesday Morning Corp. announced the appointment of John C. Rossler as executive VP, COO, effective immediately.

Rossler has been serving as an executive advisor to Tuesday Morning since October, 2012, and his focus has been primarily on operational efficiencies, including overall cost control, supply chain and real estate.

November 2, 2011

Syms Corp. and its Filene’s Basement subsidiary said that they have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will liquidate all stores and assets over the coming several months.

Secaucus, N.J. -- Syms Corp. and its Filene’s Basement subsidiary said Wednesday that they have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will liquidate all stores and assets over the coming several months. Syms acquired the century-old Filene’s out of bankruptcy in 2009 for $63 million.

October 19, 2011

Filene’s Basement will close four Massachusetts stores around Christmas time this year, according to a Tuesday report by the Boston Globe.

Boston -- Filene’s Basement will close four Massachusetts stores around Christmas time this year, according to a Tuesday report by the Boston Globe.

The struggling discounter will close stores in Braintree, Peabody, Saugus and Watertown, Mass., leaving three stores in the state – in Back Bay, Newton and Norwood – and 22 stores in all.

Syms Corp. bought Filene’s Basement out of bankruptcy in June 2009.
 

May 26, 2011

Syms Corp. said Thursday it is mulling selling itself and other strategic alternatives as the company continues to struggle after acquiring Filene’s Basement in 2009.

Secaucus, N.J. — Syms Corp. said Thursday it is mulling selling itself and other strategic alternatives as the company continues to struggle after acquiring Filene’s Basement in 2009.

The off-price retailer, which bought Filene’s out of bankruptcy for $62.4 million in 2Q 2009, said its board is currently evaluating its options. It reported a loss at the end of its fiscal year in February, and losses had widened as of earlier this month.

October 7, 2010

Syms Corp. reported late Thursday that it lost $10.9 million in the quarter ended Aug....

September 28, 2010

British fast-fashion retailer Topshop will open its second U.S. store, a flagship on Chicago’s Michigan...

September 28, 2010

San Francisco-based Grosvenor Americas said it has leased approximately 50,000 sq. ft. of retail space...

September 19, 2010

Winick Realty Group said Monday that Syms and Filene’s will open a flagship location at...

July 1, 2010

Syms Corp. said Thursday that it narrowed its loss in the first quarter as sales...

June 21, 2010

Fendi said Tuesday that the luxury brand has reached a $2.5 million settlement with Filene's...

June 8, 2010

Off-price retailer Syms Corp., which operates under both the Syms and Filene’s Basement banners, announced...

May 12, 2010

Syms Corp. named Jason Somerfeld as senior VP and general merchandise manager. In this newly...

March 21, 2010

Syms Corp. on Friday named Joel Feigenbaum chief integration officer....

January 25, 2010

Abacus Advisors LLC announced Tuesday that FB Liquidating Estate (formerly known as Filene’s Basement) confirmed...

October 21, 2009

Filene's Basement is hoping to get back on its feet with a major advertising campaign...

January 20, 2009

Filene’s Basement is closing 11 of its 36 stores due to challenges in renegotiating rents...

January 19, 2009

Burlington, Mass.-based Filene’s Basement will close three greater Baltimore stores, according to a report Monday...

November 9, 2008

The lead developer of Boston’s Downtown Crossing redevelopment project, home of the original Filene’s Basement...

October 9, 2008

Filene's Basement will debut in South Florida next week. The location in Aventura, Fla. will...

August 6, 2008

Retail Ventures Inc., which operates DSW shoe stores and Filene's Basement clothing stores, said Thursday...

June 11, 2008

Retail Ventures Inc., which operates DSW shoe stores and Filene's Basement clothing stores, said fiscal...

April 30, 2008

There’s no doubt that retail plays an important role in keeping communities healthy, economically...

April 24, 2008

Retail Ventures reported that its loss for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 2 totaled $125.7...

October 3, 2007

Columbus, Ohio, As...