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May 29, 2013

Footlocker was the most tweeted about brand with over 50,000 posts, according to GenSent Insights’ 2013 report on Sporting Goods and Outdoor Retailers.

Hicksville, N.Y. -- Foot Locker was the most tweeted about brand with over 50,000 posts, according to GenSent Insights’ 2013 report on Sporting Goods and Outdoor Retailers. This was more than twice the number of tweets the next closest competitors, Dicks Sporting Goods and REI (generated with just under 20,000 posts each.  

Foot Locker’s digital and social media strategy includes creating such properties as Sneakerpedia (a hub for sneaker enthusiasts) Kickstagram, (a photo sharing blog) and Foot Locker Unlocked (blogs, games and more).

November 27, 2012

Not even a hurricane named Sandy could erode the economic upsurge experienced by the northeastern United States over the last year. What this region rebuilt after the Great Recession has managed to stay strong even in the face of Sandy’s 80-mph winds, record flooding and the damage inflicted by its nor’easter sister that arrived just days after the fall 2012 hurricane.

September 7, 2012

A new, kids-only sports store in Manhattan, Rookie USA, is utilizing the latest in innovative HD projection and audio-visual technology to engage and inform shoppers.

A new, kids-only sports store in Manhattan, Rookie USA, is utilizing the latest in innovative HD projection and audio-visual technology to engage and inform shoppers.

The technology, the Tensator Virtual Assistant, projects an image of New York Knicks’ player Carmelo Anthony that, at nearly 7 ft., captivates shoppers with its 3D look and feel. The image provides store and branding information, and even shares basketball tips. It also incorporates surround-sound audio and video.

October 20, 2011

Men's Wearhouse said Thursday it has opened its first Big & Tall store in New York City, located at 730 3rd Ave.

New York City -- Men's Wearhouse said Thursday it has opened its first Big & Tall store in New York City, located at 730 3rd Ave.

Grand opening festivities are slated for Oct. 22, and will feature appearances by former NBA basketball players and 50% discounts off merchandise.
 

October 4, 2011

Spanish fast-fashion retail giant Zara has chosen Schimenti Construction Company to build its new flagship at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 39,000-sq.-ft. store is located in the former home of the NBA Store.

Ridgefield, Conn. — Spanish fast-fashion retail giant Zara has chosen Schimenti Construction Co. to build its new flagship at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 39,000-sq.-ft. store is located in the former home of the NBA Store.

“We have begun the first phase (demolition and structural work) of the project which has included lowering the second floor to provide a higher ceiling and installing new steel beams,” said project executive Joseph Schimenti.

November 19, 2010

The NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will close in late February, due to rising rent.

New York City -- The NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will close in late February, due to rising rent. The company said it is looking for a new location in the city.

November 19, 2010

The NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will close in late February, due to rising rent.

New York City -- The NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will close in late February, due to rising rent. The company said it is looking for a new location in the city.

January 27, 2010

NBA superstar LeBron James has agreed to a multiyear partnership with McDonald's Corp., adding the...

October 18, 2009

Staples and AEG, a leading sports and entertainment presenter, announced that Staples has elected to...

December 9, 2008

Retail Ventures has named James A. McGrady to succeed CEO and president Heywood Wilansky, effective...

February 29, 2008

Even before The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots in the final...

December 31, 2007

The peak of the shopping season has come and gone, but some retailers better...

December 31, 2007

The peak of the shopping season has come and gone, but some retailers better...

December 27, 2007

Surfing star Laird Hamilton has been signed by Steve & Barry's to help design...

October 28, 2007

Port Washington, N.Y., ...

January 31, 2007

Just a decade ago, site selection was pretty straightforward. You were a mall retailer, or...