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September 24, 2014

Pentagon Row, the outdoor shopping and residential center in Pentagon City, Virginia, has installed nearly 2,000 parking space sensors.

Arlington, Va. -- Pentagon Row, the outdoor shopping and residential center in Pentagon City, Virginia, has installed nearly 2,000 parking space sensors. The sensors, which are located in each of the facility’s parking spaces, record whether a space is occupied, forwarding that information to illuminated signs and the Pentagon Row mobile parking app which direct parkers to the closest available spaces to their final shopping destination.

December 17, 2013

TravelCenters of America said it has completed its acquisition of 31 convenience stores/gas stations in Kentucky and Tennessee for $67.9 million.

Westlake, Ohio -- TravelCenters of America said it has completed its acquisition of 31 convenience stores/gas stations in Kentucky and Tennessee for $67.9 million. The deal was first announced on Nov. 14.

March 7, 2011

Transportation budgets are taking a hit this year as diesel fuel costs continue to climb, topping $3.57 per gallon last month, roughly $0.74 higher than a year ago. For a retail fleet that travels 11.5 million miles a year, that adds almost $8.51 million in fuel costs over the 2010 spend. 


However Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, has taken proactive measures in recent years that have increased efficiencies across its fleet of 100 tractors, helping to mitigate the pain of rising fuel costs. 


October 21, 2010

Predicting consumer behavior is always risky, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate.

Predicting consumer behavior is always risky, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate. But global market research firm Mintel has taken on the challenge, identifying nine key consumer trends for the coming year. From shopping for bargains to working beyond retirement age, a good number of the trends are tied into the recession and its lingering aftermath.

October 5, 2009

INGLOT Cosmetics, a Polish-based cosmetics company with more than 250 stores in Australia, Europe, Canada,...

October 31, 2008

Traffic in North American stores and malls is down. Given the struggling economy, now...

August 31, 2008

It has been just a few months since I last occupied this space, and...

November 27, 2005

Dallas, 7-Eleven, Inc....

November 27, 2005

Dallas, 7-Eleven, Inc....

November 13, 2005

Dallas, On Nov....

November 13, 2005

Dallas, On Nov....